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Birds define my places

Birds define my places

This week, for the first time, Striated Pardalotes, Scarlet Honeyeaters and Easter Spinebills have been feeding here, making us ridiculously happy after four years of creating a garden from nothing.

Grumpy Blue-faced Honeyeater - trapped in vegie garden_w
Grumpy Blue-faced Honeyeater – trapped in vegie garden

As Eric Rolls wrote, ‘Birds define my places: they sing memories.’

Scarlet Honeyeater
Scarlet Honeyeater

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Everyone likes birds. What wild creature is more accessible to our eyes and ears, as close to us and everyone in the world, as universal as a bird?            David Attenborough

Striated Pardelote, Blue Poles5_w
Striated Pardelote
Eastern Spinebill
Eastern Spinebill
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