Archive : starling

Mar 22 2012 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, | 22 comments

Autumn Bird-capades

In the massive Pepper tree

My garden is a hive of bird activity at the moment. The Starlings are loving the berries on the massive Willow-like Shinus that stands in the front garden and at any given time during the day there seem to be about thirty to forty of them there at a time, eating the red berries and swooping down to my pond for a drink from the bird baths and a swim. They chatter [...]

Jan 30 2012 by in Bugs & Pests, Christine's garden, Gardening, | 25 comments

The Sunday Bird Show

Starling on my Terrace

Well its been hot, hot, hot here and I’ve really not had much inclination to dig in the dirt. All I can motivate myself to do as far as gardening goes is to lounge around, enjoy the garden and appreciate the birds who took over the back garden this afternoon. At one stage there were so many flitting around that I had to put the camera down just to appreciate the very [...]

Jan 24 2011 by in Christine's garden, Miscellaneous | 2 comments

Birds in my garden

My Doves

Photo I took of the doves in my garden. The doves gave me a great show today – they were doing the “wild thang”, and were very unfussed by Dexter and my presence and the camera. I love the birds in the garden – they wake me up every morning from about 5 am as they dart from tree to tree picking off the berries. I also have starlings who visit our [...]