Monthly Archive for December, 2011

In a nutshell.

I am very fond of pistachio nuts, and have been known to sit outside shelling and eating them, the empty shells being flicked into the garden. I was somewhat surprised the other day to see one suspended in a spider’s web, domed side up. A leaf curling spider had decided that it would be less […]

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Whole lotta preening going on.

Quite often the garden is quiet bird-wise, and then a day will come when the opposite is the case. The birdbath is over shadowed by big old callistemons, perfect for a safe refuge for smaller birds to preen after bathing. Brown Thornbills were the first to spruce up, closely followed by the large flock of […]

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