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Comb-crested Jacanas breeding

Comb-crested Jacanas breeding

9 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Our current travel restrictions in Western Australia allow us to roam around our own state. We are lucky that we live in such a huge state with so much to offer for the nature...
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Pied Oystercatcher chick at 40 days

Pied Oystercatcher chick at 40 days

16 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Last week I said we were “ cautiously optimistic ” about the Pied Oystercatcher chick at Gantheaume Point surviving. Well, another week has gone by and we really are quite...
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Pied Oystercatcher chick-cautiously optimistic

Pied Oystercatcher chick-cautiously optimistic

23 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

The one surviving Pied Oystercatcher chick that I introduced you to four weeks ago continues to thrive. Although it is stood alone in the header photo it has its parents very...
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Long-tailed Finches like dripping taps

Long-tailed Finches like dripping taps

30 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

When you live somewhere that lacks rainfall for the majority of the year then a dripping tap brings in the birds. If ever you need an excuse to not fix dripping taps then...
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The many poses of a Striated Heron

The many poses of a Striated Heron

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Striated Herons are fairly easy to observe around Broome even if they are rather sneaky around the port area. At Gantheaume Point they are reliably found throughout the year...
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A Red-capped Plover nest

A Red-capped Plover nest

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Although I have introduced you to the Red-capped Plover in the past I thought I should show you a nest that we found recently. The Red-capped Plovers along the coast near...
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Third Cable Beach Pied Oystercatcher nest to hatch

Third Cable Beach Pied Oystercatcher nest to hatch

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Since last week another Pied Oystercatcher nest on Cable Beach has produced two chicks. The header photo above shows where the family rested shortly after the two chicks left...
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Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers continue to hatch

Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers continue to hatch

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Following on from the sad loss of our first Pied Oystercatcher chick of 2020 the other eggs are now also hatching. The pair of Pied Oystercatchers that nest to the north of the...
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The first Pied Oystercatcher chick of 2020

The first Pied Oystercatcher chick of 2020

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Our first Pied Oystercatcher eggs for this year's breeding season were laid early and were due to hatch last weekend. This pair of Pied Oystercatchers never seems to have a...
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Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

A few weeks ago I introduced you to the first pair of Pied Oystercatchers to start to breed this year. It is earlier than other years, but now some of the other pairs of Pied...
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Supernatural , the hit CW series starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, finally wrapped after 15 seasons. Padalecki's dog Sadie nearly made it the entire run alongside her... Read more ...

Birds and Smoke

Birds and Smoke

There was a recent report of hundreds of thousands of birds found dead in New Mexico. Biologists figure it has something to do with the wildfires that are plaguing the western... Read more ...

Celebrity Dogs Steal The Spotlight At The 2020 “Pandemmys”

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Big events like the Emmys are not ideal in the time of a pandemic. Yet, host Jimmy Kimmel had some fun during his monologues. He called this year's show the “Pandemmys” and he... Read more ...

Forget Crop Circles. Are Aliens Attempting To Communicate Using Dogs?

Forget Crop Circles. Are Aliens Attempting To Communicate Using Dogs?

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