Nesting


The Laughing Dove, or Senegal Turtledove, is not a native of Australia. It is, in fact, native to Africa and India. Apparently, back in 1898, Perth Zoo released a number of pairs into the wild. Given the natural catastrophes, caused by the introduction of other non-indiginous species into the Australian continent, one has to ask ….… Continue reading Nesting

Nut Jobs


Given the current cold spell I don’t begrudge these little fellows a few peanuts. Midday and -1 outside even though the sun is shining. A few snow sprinkles falling too, although too few to bother anyone. Although I put the peanuts out for the birds, the squirrels (and Wood Pigeons) eat the bulk of them.… Continue reading Nut Jobs

View From The Conservatory


My recent angling experiences are limited to salt water,  mainly here in the UK and, to a lesser extent, in Western Australia. Here in the UK, especially when fishing from a boat, if a fish is caught or perhaps old bait is thrown overboard seagulls will materialise out of thin air. Where none could be… Continue reading View From The Conservatory