I’m just going to use dates rather then come up with creative titles for my Balyang visits. I’m just there so darn much. Fortunately, I’ll probably only be visiting for another couple of weeks. I’ll still continue to go to mums and explore the Barwon, just not as the pace I’ve been currently doing.… Read the rest
Those that know me know that I’ve been after the elusive bird poop shots. They’ve heard be ranting about the near misses. They’ve nodded in support when I’ve actually gotten one. They’ve feigned interested at the appropriate moments.
At Balyang last week, I was fortunate enough to get THREE shite shots in one morning.… Read the rest
This trip took place on November 9.
There is a problem with repeated visits to the one location. You see all these interesting things that warrant documenting. Yet, that don’t fit into a normal narrative. Normally this is fine. Lately, however, it means a whole bunch of posts titled ‘Location: other.’
I have no idea if there is an easier way to process these notes.… Read the rest
It feels like all I’ve been writing about lately is nesting behaviour, willy wagtails and what chicks have hatched. I’ve been a bit obsessed. There have been other interesting happenings at Balyang.
Below is a royal spoonbill. I struggled to get a really nice, focused shot it of, despite trying for over an hour.… Read the rest
There is a tree at Balyang that is very popular during the Spring. It is the ones that the cormorants have chosen for their nests – and it looks like many other birds have followed suit.
This tree is in the centre of the larger lake. Many birds enjoy hanging out here because they are safe from the plethora of young children who visit.… Read the rest