Cockatoos cleaning out a tree hollow — Birds in Sydney

Two Sulphur-crested Cockatoos were very busy cleaning out a hollow in a tree trunk when I walked past them today. The tree is in Manly Dam National Park. I often see cockatoos strutting up and down this tree trunk, raising their crests and squawking, and flying from tree to tree. The area is where they […]

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Say No to the Mow in May — Appleton Wildlife Diary by Alex White

As I’m writing this blog, with the windows open, I can hear lawn mowers up and down the street cutting away. We have decided to join ‘Say No to the Mow‘ during May, although we haven’t actually cut the lawn this year. I’ve already noticed a few differences in the garden. I hadn’t seen a […]

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2: Wildlife Crossings: How did the chicken cross the road?? — Notebook from the North

Back in the day, in that there history, there were fewer people about. The people that were around travelled through forests and across meadows, and if they followed a particular route often enough this might slowly have become a sort-of dirt path. This dirt path could be a physical path that you might see and […]

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Ten May Blooms or Thereabouts — Rambling in the Garden

Chloris and her Blooming Garden encourage us to share our top ten blooms every month and May brings a dilemma – with burgeoning blooms, how do we limit our choice to ten? As usual, I haven’t counted but have chosen my stand-out blooms and guess there will be ten or thereabouts – thank you Chloris […]

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May 21-27, 2019 (Week 21 of 52): Shorebird Migration May Peak This Week — Buffalo-Niagara Nature Almanac

Shorebirds often dominate the tail end of spring bird migration in the Buffalo-Niagara Region, typically peaking during the last week of May. Dozens or even hundreds of migrant shorebirds can be seen at the most productive sites. You may be surprised to hear that over 30 species of shorebirds have been documented in the region. […]

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Western Screech Owls, Part IV — Protecting Her Family — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Thanks to my friend Dan, I’ve been able to spend many evenings this spring and in the past two springs sitting in his back yard, observing the family of Western Screech Owls that resides there. I’ve had […]

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