This Little Wattlebird enjoyed feeding on the nectar of the Grevillea “Superb”.
The long flowering Grevillea “Superb” in my garden continues to attract the honeyeaters of various species. The most frequent recent visitors have been New Holland Honeyeaters and Eastern Spinebills. Here is one from last weekend.
I have driven past Woodlands Historic Park, just north of Melbourne airport, many times. A few weeks ago I stopped to take a look. I parked at the Providence Road car park, walked alongside the Aboriginal cemetery, and went through the gate into the Back Paddock. This area is fenced…
This is yet another photo taken at Bartley’s Block, Chiltern. I was beneath the old walnut tree, not far from the car park. The tree acted like a natural bird hide, giving me the chance to get some reasonably close photos of the small birds. This one is a Red-browed…
The southern-most end of Bartley’s Block – the one closest to Chiltern – has a stand of golden wattles. There are some that have died off, and the dried branches provide a clear view of the birds that perch on them. With some luck and patience, sometimes you can get…
There are some old trees not far from the car park at Bartley’s Block, Chiltern. Birds like to perch in them, albeit briefly. It’s a great spot to get photos of birds. Here is a female Scarlet Robin in one of those trees.
I’m still working my way through my photos taken in April while in Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park. This one is a White-naped Honeyeater, taken at Lappin’s Dam.
The Turquoise Parrot is listed as threatened in Victoria. I was lucky to glimpse it a couple of times while I was in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park. And then, while I was quietly waiting beside a dam, one came in for a drink.
This entry continues the set collected over March-April in north-east Victoria. The Jacky Winter is a type of Flycatcher, this one photographed in the Killawarra section of the Warby-Ovens National Park.
Here’s a Silvereye visiting Bartley’s Block, Chiltern.