Thursday, 17 November 2016


I'm off on a holiday for the next few weeks and won't have regular internet access so just in case, have a very happy Christmas.

A Tawny Frogmouth family pretending to be stumps on a branch, their way of hiding, but the young one at the front has his eyes open too much.

Camouflage over!

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Update 16.11.2016

At the moment it is grey and still.

Today I've added Common Starling to the Australian species Pages.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Update 15.11.2016

Today is cool, cloudy and windy.

I've added a Page for Crested Pigeon to the Australian bird species Pages, and a photo of a young Australian Magpie to that page.

I've also just added another photo to the Rainbow Lorikeet Page.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Update 14.11.2014

It's grey but bright again with a moderate breeze and has rained.  It's cool.

Today I've added Martial Eagle from Kenya.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Update 13.11.2016.

It's grey but bright today with a moderate wind, and there was some rain overnight.

Today I've added Little Bee-eater from Kenya.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Update 12.11.2016

It's clouded and almost still with rain forecast.

Today I've added Lappet-faced Vulture and Ring-necked Dove from Kenya.

Friday, 11 November 2016

Update 11.11.2016.

It's sunny and still this morning, and an introduced species, the Common Blackbird is singing as I type!

Today I've added Yellow-throated Sandgrouse from Kenya.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Update 10.11.2016

It's grey but bright with a slight breeze today.

I've added Royal Penguin to the Australian species.   Have a look at the page to enjoy these Penguins which have real personality!

 I've added a photo of a female  to the Australian King Parrot  page too.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Update 9.11.2016

Today is sunny with a moderate breeze.

I've added Red-rumped Parrot to the Australian pages

and Atlantic Puffin from Iceland to the Overseas pages.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Update 8.11.2016

Today it's sunny with a light breeze.

I've added a page for Light-mantled Sooty Albatross.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Update 7.11.2014

Today is cloudy and very windy with rain forecast for this afternoon.

I've just added Brant Goose, and Pacific and Yellow-billed Loons from Chukotka in eastern Russia.

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Update 6.11.2016

It's brighter today but still quite windy.

Today I've added Gabar Goshawk and Eastern Paradise Whydah from Kenya,

and Sooty Robin, House Wren, and Magnificent Frigatebird from Costa Rica.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Update 5.11.2016

Today is stormy and cool with a strong wind and grey skies.

I've added a Page for King Penguins today, and added to the Dusky Moorhen page,

added a Page for Southern Lapwing, South American Tern, and House Sparrow from Argentina,
and added a Page for Surfbird from U.S.A.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Update 4.11.2016

 It's sunny and warm today with a moderate wind, and a change forecast for this evening.

Today I've added a page for Superb Fairywren

Australian King Parrot, Red-browed Finch, Crimson Rosella and Southern Giant Petrel.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Update 2.11.2016

Today was mostly cloudy with a light breeze.  I saw 37 species on my walk at Banyule Flats, and submitted the list to eBird.

I've just added a page for Brown Skua in the Australian species included column on the right.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Update 1.11.2016

Today started out sunny, but by mid-morning has clouded over and showers are forecast.

I've added Helmeted Guineafowl from Kenya,

and Razorbill
and Red-throated Loon (Diver) from Iceland. 
Red-throated Loon also from the U.S.A.