Lately we’ve had a lovely new visitor to our backyard which inspired me to post some images.
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The rainwater tank provided a nice cool shelter from the hot weather.
Blue-tongue Lizard coming out from under the rainwater tank.
It enjoyed the strawberry I offered.
Amazing texture on its blue tongue.
New Holland Honeyeater on an Agapanthus flower.
Painted Gecko – a night time visitor.
Unimpressed by the barking dog.
Musk Lorikeet relaxing after arguing with a Rainbow Lorikeet
Today has been another drizzly day.
Raindrop on a Polygala leaf
Bareback rider on a millipede
Single Lavender flowers
Raindrop on a Wattle leaf
I decided today I’d look only at flower stamens and stigma, there is certainly a wide range of shapes and sizes.
Correa – lemon
Eremophila – red
Eremophila – salmon
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It’s raining today, not heavily but consistently, hence the watery photos.
Salvia – Lipstick
I was curious about the lack of droplets hanging from the Lavender flowers maybe it’s because of their oil.
Centipede -it was in wood we were taking out of the back of the car
Adelaide Rosella -male, feeding in a Cotoneaster shrub
Young Australian Magpie
Adelaide Rosella -female
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Ants with some of their eggs
Bee on Salvia
Tannin coloured moisture droplets
Red, silver, gold
Newly hatched Slater and ant eggs
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After recent rain I noticed what looked like tiny Iron filings floating in one of the dog’s water dishes but I suspected it was actually a raft of Springtails. I took some photos with my little Panasonic Lumix TZ70.
Check out my teeth!
I’m all ears.
Redback Spider and egg case
We heard a Koala calling last night but couldn’t see one anywhere this morning then late this afternoon I spotted one and it posed for me.
Sitting here writing this post I heard Rosellas squabbling so had to investigate.
Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike