Treeful of Cockatoos — My Wild Australia

Before winter came, a large flock of sulphur crested cockatoos turned up one afternoon in a neighbour’s tree. Look at them all! There was so many of them and it was very noisy, even from where I was two doors down. The sulphur crested cockatoo is found all over Australia. They are large birds of […]…

Kookaburras at dawn — Birds in Sydney

https://youtu.be/pI4muNlDfeY In my previous post about birdsong at dawn, I mentioned that dawn is a calm but not quiet time around here. One bird that was remarkable for its absence in yesterday’s video was the kookaburra. This morning the laughing cacklers made up for that! via Kookaburras at dawn — Birds in Sydney

Kookaburra Day~ —

I spent the day with this guy as my constant companion. Wherever I went, there he was! There could be no better welcoming committee in the world. He even laughed! I basically fell head over heels. Kookaburras are carnivorous birds, so he wasn’t looking for food. He was just curious and friendly. You have to […]…

Sulphur-crested Cockatoos at Bobbin Head — Birds in Sydney

A group of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos gathered on the mud amidst the mangrove stalks at Bobbin Head: It’s the first time I’ve been to Bobbin Head. I started with the Mangrove Boardwalk and also walked part of the Gibberagong Track, which follows on from the boardwalk. This is the sign at the start of the Mangrove […]…