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New Holland Honeyeater

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A juvenile House Sparrow tussling with an Eastern Spinebill

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Sulpher-crested Cockatoo, late afternoon

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White-backed Magpies

 

Some random images from my other blog (Nikon D3000 DSLR)

Thanks for looking.  🙂

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Birds…

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Rain on the Swamp Mallet bark, at this time of the year, throws up an interesting palette. The camera picks up more brilliance than I can see with my naked eye.

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Thanks for looking.

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Bark Art

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At my command, WordPress exported all the posts, pages, comments, etc into a zip file for me to download from their advisory email. I also exported the media, but discovered I need not have.

During the import of the unzipped xml files to christinejrandall.com, WordPress will import any associated media. How cool is that!

I have much the same theme over there. Any other theme I tried felt odd as I’ve gotten used to this playground for my images. The original theme is now replaced with Dyad2, but I haven’t worked out the differences yet. I do have a featured posts thingy that I haven’t tried yet.

I still have three files to import – tomorrow.

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The merge is underway

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I’ve decided to go wide today, sharing the variety of birds spotted in my yard (and over the fence) while lurking with the Nikon D3000.

The featured image (above) is a pair of House Sparrows. 

Next … I think this is a female Scarlet Robin. A new-to-this-blog bird.

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Fairly certain this is a female Scarlet Robin

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or perhaps ’tis juvenile Scarlet Robin

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White-plumed Honeyeater

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Willy Wagtail

Below, another new-to-this-blog bird …  there was a small flock of these Yellow-rumped Thornbills in my neighbour’s yard.

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Yellow-rumped Thornbill

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Wattlebird looks on from afar

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New Holland Honeyeater

 

The blue sky vanished and rain threatened. So I took my camera inside.  For a while this week, it looked like we might go camping but rain is expected to be consistent tomorrow. We will hold off, yet again!

Perhaps I will get some writing done. Perhaps not.

I have decided to merge all my blogs into one.   I pay for an upgraded site, so I may as well make the blog I love the most my primary site.  I’ve found it too hard to separate writing from the rest of my life. Anyway, I was never really rapt in the idea of  trying to present myself as a professional writer. I think those polished sites with professional headshots are for aspiring writers who want an agent and publisher. Not me.

Ad-free! This proposed blog merger came about after I checked it out when testing a laptop we bought on eBay. There was a couple of video ads on my blog post. I hated the fact that they were there. I usually just see an innocent ‘from time to time your readers will see an advertisement here‘.

I will export the best bits? of this blog over to christinejrandall.com I’ll stick the book stuff on a landing page, and have the home page showing the latest blog posts. Though the theme might change, I’m keeping this blog’s tagline and the owl photo header.

Okay – now I want to go and fiddle with themes …  So I will, ‘cos I can.

Do have yourself a great weekend!

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Random birds & Merging Blogs

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One my walk this morning, I saw lots of kangaroos in the paddocks behind our house. In the first two photos (below) the smaller kangaroo has a joey in her pouch. (Nikon D3000)

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Thanks for looking. I trust you had a lovely weekend.

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Kangaroos

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