Friday, 3 February 2017

All about the birds.

Since I've been back home I've been sick still not 100% but getting better, had a bad dose of flu, didn't have a flu shot last year will not make that mistake again, flu in winter is bad enough but in a super hot summer it's not fun at all.
We have this year been invaded by birds, this summer many more than we usually get.  
 



 Not in our garden but we have cats, but I suspect my neighbour has been feeding them.




They like to sit on this fence as if waiting there were 10 in this little space yesterday but today only 3 today, .  


 A dislodged nest from my tree, I hope it's not my wrens nest they come back every year.
 I've done some painting will put birds in, only these will be sea gulls.




 They are out the front too but slowly moving on only half as many as when I arrived home.

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  1. Hari OM
    Those are correllas and will probably be 'migrating' to the next grazing patch! Sorry to hear you had the lurgy... but so have I since I landed last Saturday - well it started on Monday with just a throat tickle and now am wiped out. Bit better today. Will be in touch during the week... YAM xx

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    1. Oh Yamini ..... that's no good. You have such bad luck with your Sydney visits. Hope you're feeling better soon.

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    2. I just got off a plane before I got it too, maybe take those wipes with me next time.
      Merle..................

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  2. How wonderful that you have wild parrots right in your yard! I hope your cat doesn't notice them. I have an indoor cat and she is quite the birdwatcher -- but only from the Windows. Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting today. I hope you recover completely from the flu very soon.

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    1. My cats are to old to do much but one did catch a rather sizeable rat a few weeks back.
      Merle...............

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  3. At least corellas aren't as noisy as cockatoos. Maybe there are some seeds around the attracted them, or as you say, perhaps a neighbour is feeding them. Sorry you haven't been well but good that you are feeling better. Maybe the wrens will just build a new nest.

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    1. Maybe but if their nests are disturbed they don't like.
      Merle....................

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  4. We have heaps of corollas up our way too Merle. We sit out and watch big flocks of them flying over at dusk. I guess they are heading somewhere for the night. I hope you get rid of that dreaded flu quick smart. Horrible in the heat as you say.

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    1. Ours are here in the morning and at dusk, we live near Duck Creek I think they hang out there in the daytime.
      Merle............

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  5. .. sorry to hear you have been sick Merle... hope you are back to healthy soon.. xxxxxxx
    We are seeing pidgeons coming into our yard now Kyton has gone..
    will be in touch .. Barb xxxx

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    1. Our Pidge is home most days now he doesn't like the corelias at all
      Merle...............

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  6. You have parrots everywhere - must be rather a noise at times.
    Do hope you feel better very soon - flu in summer is worse than in winter so they say.

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    1. It is, it's no fun sweating, coughing and sneezing at the same time.
      Merle.........

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  7. I am sorry you are so sick-the flu in summer is AWFUL. You do have a lot of birds around there! Your painting looks good! xo Diana

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    1. It's not normal to have so many but we have had strange weather lately.
      Merle............

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  8. You've got the Corellas there. I love watching them, but haven't seen any around here in quite a while. Perhaps they're visiting you.
    Flu is a nasty bugger, hope you feel much better by now.

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    1. They are fun to watch lots of fighting and hanging upside down .
      Merle.............

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  9. Hi Merle, love seeing those precious babes in your header! My goodness, they are cute! It must be noisy with all the birds - they are interesting-looking. Your painting is so pretty. Love the beautiful colors. Having the flu is no fun at all. Wishing you a better week. x Karen

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    1. I'm hoping to get better this week as I helping look after the twins soon.
      Merle...........

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  10. Hello Merle, I hope you are feeling better. The birds are beautiful, I would love to see them myself someday. The painting are pretty! Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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    1. They were here in numbers this morning and so noisy a bit like a alarm clock.
      Merle............

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  11. Hope you feel better soon, the heat and flu are hard to bear.Your painting is beautiful, the colours you've used are gorgeous. The birds I love are the kookas when I hear them rain is on the way, we're still waiting.

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    1. We are waiting too.
      Maybe a storm this afternoon lets hope so.
      Merle..........

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  12. Hello Merle...Hope you are all well by now. Sorry you had the flu. I love your paintings. You are really very, very talented. And I love all the birdies! Susan

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    1. The birds are very noisy and Pidge is not to happy with so many feathered friends, he is bigger than the usual ones around here but these fellows are bigger than him.
      Merle...............

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    1. Most of the time but sometimes I wish it was just a tad cooler.
      Merle..........

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  14. Oh my, look at all those birds! What kind are they, Merle? I can't believe how talented you are with your paintings. They're so pretty. I hope you're feeling better, Merle.

    love, ~Sheri

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    1. Getting better slowly.
      They are seagulls.
      Merle..............

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  15. WOW!! wild cockatoo parrots!!
    I bet they do squawk and poop a lot!!
    My best friend has one and he's like their child.
    Your painting is coming along beautifully!!

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