Tuesday, December 2, 2008


This fellow was quite nervy as well and bribed him with a little honey...Blue-faced Honeyeater...more common in the north.


Blogger Artoholic said...

I know that bird well.

Too many birds at the moment! - all looking in the windows at me for a handout - the Butcher birds at the back window and the Kookas in the front. Too clever for their feathers!

December 2, 2008 at 8:17 PM  
Blogger Lizzie's Insomnia said...

Am having the same thing happening here and insects are plentiful....lorikeets screeching, butcherbirds singing, magpies warbling, galahas yelling, and doves cooing .....

December 3, 2008 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger diane said...

Yes, Lizzy, that's him. You are clever to snap him before he flies away. The ants are driving me crazy at the moment. I cant stand still anywhere without getting attacked and they are in the house too.
The birds are noisy here as well. The crows are the worst. But there is a drongo (I think) that is giving us his song too as well as the lorikeets and minors and butcher birds with a kooka now and then.
I heard an English woman on TV describe our birds as screeching while English birds sing......

December 3, 2008 at 11:08 PM  
Blogger Lizzie's Insomnia said...


I love the noise and was unfortunate I described as screeching...such a joyful, flamboyant noise.., Australian songsters may have been the origin of the European singing birds, I read somewhere? After all this is an ancient land. That may raise the ire of some..he he..

Just checked out your lunch on the river....yum


December 4, 2008 at 1:12 PM  

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