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Monthly Archive for November, 2005

Rain and frogs.

The weather has cleared here after the best easterly rain for years, 33 mm in our rain gauge. The frogs are liking it too, went outside tonight to hear the rising whistling call of Verreaux’s Tree Frog, the click of the Spotted Grass Frog, and best of all, the “maniacal cackle” of Peron’s Tree Frog. […]

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The Satin Bowerbird.

I mentioned the male Satin Bowerbird a couple of posts ago, and thought I’d post this in response to Cindy’s comment. The male bird builds a structure of seduction out of grass stems and suchlike, and decorates the area with baubles which are usually blue, or green if blue things are hard to come by. […]

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