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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby Xplora » Sun 11 Dec, 2016 8:32 am

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Doing a brake pad change yesterday and this guy popped in for a visit. Totally wild bird but seemed very comfortable around us. Jumped on the hand straight away and then hung around for a while to chat. He did not like the compressor and rattle gun though when I undid the wheel studs. King Parrots are here often but usually in pairs and attacking our silverbeat. This guy is on his own and looked very lonely.
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby Franco » Sat 17 Dec, 2016 5:52 am

a better photo of the resident echidna
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby Franco » Sun 08 Jan, 2017 10:56 am

I have seen this hawk on two consecutive days , both times he flew nearby, had a look and then glided away.
Amazing bird in flight , completely white.
it's a grey goshawk, white morph (odd name...)
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby MickyB » Sat 14 Jan, 2017 3:23 pm

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Saw this specimen today when I was outside doing some work in the garden......and NO. I didn't kill it.
Save the whales. Collect the whole set.
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby neilmny » Sat 14 Jan, 2017 9:59 pm

Now that's nasty... :shock: ..but somehow quite attractive :)
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby Franco » Tue 17 Jan, 2017 10:00 am

I'm not a spiderologist but I would leave that one alone.
We have a lot of different spiders in the vineyards, my wife ,rather than appreciating the variety, moans about them.
No wonder she swells up when they bite her.
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Re: Native Animals /Birds/Reptiles in you backyard

Postby MickyB » Tue 17 Jan, 2017 7:57 pm

A mother and baby yellow tail black cockatoo from tonight.
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