I am sharing with Wild Bird Wednesday today for the first time in forever. :) Many thanks to Stewart for such faithful administration of the meme. His photos are truly spectacular. Today, he shows us the Blue-faced Honeyeater.
As some of you may have read in this post, Bill's cousin, Maryel (photo of her with Bill about half way down this post) has taken up drawing. She is having so much success, it inspired me to buy some art supplies, but sadly, I haven't yet drawn so much as a stick man. I'm sure impressed with this little owl, though. Isn't it magnificent?sound of Bushtits (scroll a tiny bit down this page to hear a variety of calls that they make), but often, only their sounds catch my attention as I can't seem to spot them. Short of standing forever while Bill and Black Jack wait, it often makes more sense just to walk on. Some days, however, they are impossible to miss. It was like that yesterday. Not sure if we are seeing a Bushtit's tongue here.
They like to eat insects, and though the temperature was about 0 degrees Celsius yesterday, the insects must have been plentiful in these trees.
Anyone strictly here for the birds :) is excused now. The rest of this post is about our haircuts. Elvis, of Zhape Studio, is a former student whom I met when I first taught at an international school over 15 years ago. It was a stroke of luck to discover him one day, quite a few years later, as I walked past his studio.
For any bird lovers still reading, don't forget to take a little trip over to Wild Bird Wednesday. Many thanks, as always, for stopping by!