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It’s starting to look and feel (and smell!) like spring in Canberra.

Nearly Spring in Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney End of August 2019 Garden Nature Blossom Blossoms Wattle

Nearly Spring in Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney End of August 2019 Garden Nature Blossom Blossoms Flowers

Nearly Spring in Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney Oksana Heaney End of August 2019 Garden Nature Birds Eastern Rosella Bird

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Just a few currawongs…

With spring in the air in Canberra, we’re having a bit of a currawong invasion (that’s just a few of them!).

It’s deafening around here at the moment.

Currawongs Blue Winter Sky Sonya Heaney Eucalyptus Tree Gum Tree Canberra Australia Garden 22nd August 2019

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First Signs of Spring in Canberra

End of Winter Flowers Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney 13th August 2019

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Friday Lunchtime!

Friday lunch in the backyard of my aunt’s house in Queanbeyan, NSW, just over the border from Canberra.

Flock of Galahs Australian Birds Queanbeyan near Canberra Australia 2nd August 2019 Sonya Heaney Grey Pink

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Inspiration in Canberra

This is my view while working on my books today. Winter in Canberra is sunny, warm in the daylight hours, and just gorgeous.

Tuggeranong Canberra Australia Blue Winter Sky Sunny Warm Afternoon Sonya Heaney 30th July 2019

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Miner Birds!

Not to be confused with the Indian myna bird (officially recognised in Australia as a more damaging introduced species than the cane toad), these are native Australian noisy miner birds – and yes, they’re very loud!

A huge flock of them has taken up residence here recently. Here are a few of them raiding the leftover rice.

1 5th July 2019 Sonya Heaney The arrival of the noisy miner birds. (There were a few dozen.) #australiananimals #canberra #australia #birds #nature #cbr

2 5th July 2019 Sonya Heaney The arrival of the noisy miner birds. (There were a few dozen.) #australiananimals #canberra #australia #birds #nature #cbr

3 5th July 2019 Sonya Heaney The arrival of the noisy miner birds. (There were a few dozen.) #australiananimals #canberra #australia #birds #nature #cbr

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Canberra Mountains

The Brindabellas (the mountain range that surrounds Canberra) seen from the back seat of the car this afternoon. Canberra is gorgeous, and all the Australians who constantly insult us for no reason are missing out on so much.

Tuggeranong Valley Brindabella Range Canberra Australia Sonya Heaney Mountains Nature 30th June 2019

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