Just a very short post.
It’s a miserable day here with rain and thick fog as the weather prepares to take a turn for the worse over the next few days.
A small Butcher Bird, one of the many Australian song-birds, was busy singing on the fence.
I managed to get a few snaps and gave it a small piece of cat food (the only meat in the house – I don’t actually eat much meat) which it seemed to relish….
These little fellows feast on insects and other small mammals like mice so are great to have around.
They have the most beautiful calls.
If you want to listen, here’s a you-tube link that I found. At 6 minutes, it’s long, but gives you an incredible feel for the variety of notes in its song:
Happy Gardening 🙂