Lichenostomus penicillatus

The White-plumed Honeyeater is another frequent visitor to our yard though, in this image, he sits in my neighbour’s tree.   On the Birds in Backyards website, it says… The White-plumed Honeyeater is one of the first birds to call in the morning and the last to call in the evening.        …

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: B&W

Down at the footbridge, the wild belladonna lilies put on a good showing last season. When the first green leaves popped from the ground, I took a trowel on my walk and brought home bulbs for my garden. Only one bulb flowered for me. Now, the strappy leaves of the belladonnas are spouting again. Someone,…

Crimson Rosella

The crimson rosella is always about. He sampled some of my matured rosehips – now I’m glad I have been slack with the trimming. (Nikon D3000) Thanks for looking. 🙂

Brown Thornbill

This litle thornbill has led me a merry dance over the last week. Until this morning, I could never get a decent enough photo to identify what I was looking at. Very thrilled to capture it visiting the birdbath — just the two quick shots before it saw me. This thornbill is also known as…


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


  I’ve been looking over my neighbour’s fence again, armed with the Nikon D3000. These fairy-wrens in a rose bush made my morning.         It is damp underfoot with melting frost. Thanks for looking. Do have a good day! 🙂