Monthly Archive for August, 2006

Just flowers

Things are moving at the Swallow Lagoon reserve, birds are very active, and more native plant species are starting to flower. Little caladenia orchids are showing up, and we found some Blunt Greenhoods, Pterostylis curta. This species is easy to identify, the labellum is twisted, and it just shows up in this picture of a […]

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Rain at last.

After a very dry winter we finally got a good fall of rain, around 40 mm. I must say it was strange to look out and see puddles on the ground, we’d nearly forgotten what it looked like. The garden was suddenly full of birds feeding on the wet ground, three Grey Shrike Thrushes, Blue […]

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