As the bottom steps are now finished and the gardens in place was created a new water habitat on the Plot Level.
Another of our water habitats is getting popular with the locals. Birds now regularly visit the water habitat that we have created in the back yard.
It’s a simple one. An upside down plastic garbage bin lid on top of a galvanised garbage bin.
We noticed the small birds in our backyard were searching for water, so we created a birdbath for them simply by turning an old plastic garbage bin lid upside down and placing it on a galvanized bin for support.
We are incredibly fortunate to be often surrounded by birds in the trees that surround our house. They are beautiful, entertaining, a joy to listen to and fascinating to watch.
Here is just a snippet of what we saw and shot on this Sunday morning.
We managed to document our first ‘official’ sighting of Glossy Back Cockatoos(Calyptorhynchus lathami) today. We have seen them before, but at a distance, and we have heard them in the Casuarinas(Allocasuarina torulosa) feeding, and seen evidence of their…
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After clearing, rejuvenating and re-planting some of the terrace gardens in the previous weeks, we continued to work on the other(larger) terrace gardens.
This included adding a ‘pond’ as a water habitat in one of the gardens.