Monthly Archives: October 2008

Bike riding again

I have to confess I’m a fair weather rider.  I had to just about force myself to go for the first ride for the season the other week: it was a lovely day, but as I rode it got chilly.  … Continue reading

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I’m 101101 today

don’t ya just love the symmetry of that

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King Parrot

Today, as I glanced out my office window I noticed a King Parrot in my garden.  These guys are incredibly brightly coloured, almost fluorescent.  I’ve been wanting to get a photo of one of these for a while, so I … Continue reading

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More bees

While walking through the orchard I spotted the Nashi trees were covered in bees: They also look like introduced honey bees but are very different from the ones I took photos of on the tree lucerne. The Nashi blossoms were … Continue reading

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More Kookaburra photos

Well as if the Kookaburras were going to let me take photos of other birds without posing themselves  

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Fan Tailed Cuckoo

I grabbed my camera to help me identify one of the birds in my garden.  Great thing is I can look at the photo and then use cool sites like Birds in Backyards to help me identify them later.  This … Continue reading

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In the Garden: Spring 2008

  T’is the season for the birds and the bees. These bees were busy on the tree lucerne. I’m not sure what species or variety they are, but I think they are honey bees, not our native bees.  I’ve never … Continue reading

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Spring Joey

This year’s joeys well and truly out of the pouch now. This little guy is the first in the herd:     To give you an indication of his size I got him and his mum to stand up straight … Continue reading

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