Magpie Showers

Australian Magpies -¬†Cracticus tibicen are just the most lovely birds. Their striking black and white plumage and beautiful red/brown eyes are topped off with the most wonderful warbling call. It really is one of the iconic bird calls of Australia and its bushland. Over recent weeks my husband has been spending a fair bit of... Continue Reading →

Bart the Magpie baby

In the vicinity of the baby Tawny Frogmouth tree is an Australian Magpie - Gymnorhina tibicen - nest. I must say although Tawny frogmouths are my favourite native bird, magpies with their beautiful calls come a close second. A few days ago in the stormy weather one of the young ones fell out. Unlike the... Continue Reading →

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