Category Archives: Wildlife

Alban Eiler to Beltane (Sept 23 – Nov 1) 2011

Alban Eiler is the Spring Equinox, so in this 8th, the days are longer then the nights, and getting longer (but more slowly). The garden is responding with daily flourishes of new green, which makes us feel like better gardeners than we are. But we’ll take what we can get. Continue reading

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Carpet snake

A couple of months ago, we woke up one morning to find a well-nourished visitor outside our bathroom window. His/her? jaws were still a bit loose from the almighty stretching they must have been given the night before. Continue reading

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Post-rain frog orgy

The last few nights have been a cacophany of “wonk wonk”s, “bleheheheheheh”s etc. Continue reading

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Wallabies and goats

Occasionally we get an assortment of wildlife around the chicken feeder. Recently we spotted a wallaby out of the kitchen window with our Brahma chicken looking on. Continue reading

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Rosie’s sex scandal

Dramas in the rosella world… Continue reading

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Koala

Was just clearing some lantana behind the house, and happened to look up. This is a first for me … Continue reading

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Cane toad

I found a cane toad in our medicinal garden today. I put him in a bag in the fridge. The theory is they go into hibernation mode in the cold. Then, after a day or so, they go into the freezer where they die. Unpleasant for all concerned. Continue reading

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