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When you planned to sit in the shade…

This hot afternoon. Only, the local magpie family decided a few days ago that the furniture was their new home, and now you can never use it!

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Just our silly magpies…

Growing up and practicing their singing. Sometimes they go for hours!

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Winter at the Lake

Because South Australia has sent us the tail end of its freak storm, here is a picture from the lake in Canberra a few weeks ago!

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Adventures with Birds

It’s not spring yet, but we have every native bird imaginable running around with sticks in their beaks, getting ready.

However, we already have two birds who have moved back into the garden for the season.

I’m being followed around by the currawong (first three pictures) in the backyard – the bird was too shy to come near me last year, and now turns up at the back door! I’m even being watched from the tree, just in case I might come outside with something edible.

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And in the front, the magpie (next three), who also comes to the door a few times a day.

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Check out the pose!

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And then I went back into the backyard, and the currawong was watching me, as if to say – so? Where’s my snack?

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So, that’s where the flowers go…

I was wondering who kept destroying the garden…

King Parrot Canberra Australia Sonya Oksana Heaney 9th August 2016 Winter Flowers Garden Nature 2

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Swan Lake

Swans and seagulls enjoy the afternoon sun in Canberra.

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Saturday Afternoon in Canberra

Sunshine on the lake in Canberra this Saturday afternoon.

Winter Lake Burley griffin Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney Seagulls Telstra Tower Black Mountain Sun Nature 30th July 2016

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