This evening Bill wondered what our dog was looking at and upon investigation he found one of this years Tawny Frogmouth’s chick on the ground. It was clearly too young to fly back up to its mumma or poppa so we phoned Wildlife Rescue. While waiting we decided to put the chick into a boxContinue reading “Tawny Chick Rescue”
Note the bulging eyes, wings splayed and open panting mouth…signs of wildlife in distress on a hot summer day in Central Victoria (over 44 degrees Celsius) Image shot through wire door so as not to disturb the bird.
Currently the resident Butcherbird family has increased to four and the parents are kept very busy caring for their two young chicks. The adults have been showing them places where there is shade and food (our front door step area) and water holes (buckets we have put out during this heatwave.) When we are homeContinue reading “Grey Butcherbirds’ behaviour in the Heatwave”
Peeps out from under it’s parent, while still on the nest. Next day parent and chic have moved to a fresh branch.
These wild native Crested Pigeons allow me to get very close in order to photograph them, they seem very unconcerned with my presence.