Bustard love goes to the UK

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Do you have a beloved ‘old bustard’ in your life? It seems that many people do, going by the popularity of this greeting card that I created last year. It features the handsome Australian Bustard, that you might be lucky … Continued

If life sends you lemons, butterflies may follow

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We’ve always had a lemon tree, in every place that we’ve lived. “The most useful fruit tree you can have,” says Ray. But the other great thing about cultivating lemons is that a beautiful butterfly tends to follow. Caterpillars of … Continued

Winter wanderings

Winter field trips can be cold but exhilarating. This winter I had the good fortune to travel down to northern Victoria and southern New South Wales, to reacquaint myself with those landscapes under grey subdued skies. The trip was half … Continued

The Rainforest Birds of Gondwana

Here are the rainforest birds of Gondwana – starting with the top of the tree canopy, and ending with the forest floor: The call of the Pied Currawong echoes through the forest, loud musical wails and ringing notes, from way … Continued

New Brisbane Bird Challenge Game card

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Yesterday I launched a new game card to help kids and adults learn about our common Brisbane birds: This game card features original illustrations of 12 common Brisbane bird species. Get kids and adults into birdwatching by playing the five … Continued