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Friday Afternoon

One of our resident adolescent magpies – still with heaps of grey baby feathers – hanging out this afternoon.

Baby Magpie Tuggeranong Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney 2nd February 2018 Australian Animals Australian Bird Garden Nature

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Canberra Summer Sunset

Canberra’s sunset this evening – yet another day of 39-degree heat. We have the same weather forecast for the next few days, too – and definitely no rain! Everything is dead in the garden, and no matter how many times I top up all the water bowls for local animals with icy water, it’s gone so fast.

Canberra Australia Summer Heatwave 39 degrees Sunset Sky Clouds Sonya Heaney 20th January 2018 Hot Garden Nature

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Summer Evening in Canberra

Forgive the quality of the photograph. I was watering the garden at sunset, and this silly cockatoo watched me the whole time. I took the picture with a tablet (no camera or anything else nearby), one-handed, so it’s not very good. I think, though, you can tell it’s summer by the light – it’s so orange!

Canberra Australia Summer Sunset Eucalyptus Tree Gum Tree Su;phur-Crested Cockatoo Australian Bird Sonya Heaney 18th January 2018 Garden Nature

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Heatwave for a bushfire anniversary.

A hot, sunny day in Canberra on this fifteenth anniversary of the firestorm that tore through southern and western Canberra in 2003, taking lives and destroying over 500 homes and significant national icons in one afternoon.

Canberra Australia Summer Heatwave Bushfire Firestorm Anniversary Sonya Heaney Blue Sky Garden 18th January 2018 Nature

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Summer Flowers

Summer Flowers Hydrangea Purple Blue Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney 6th January 2018 Ukrainian Christmas Eve Garden Heatwave Nature

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06/01/2018 · 2:22 pm

Hot Afternoon

Things are starting to wilt in Canberra. It’s going to be up around 40 for the next few days.

Summer Flowers Pink Flowers Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney 6th January 2018 Ukrainian Christmas Eve Garden Heatwave Nature

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Christmas Eve – 2015

It’s Christmas Eve again, so here – again – is one of our “pet” wild magpies hanging out on the back deck on Christmas Eve and enjoying the music from The Nutcracker.

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