And the bush has friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him, In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended, And at night the wonderous glory of the everlasting stars.

Banjo Paterson (1889)

Friday, June 12, 2009

Colourful Spinebills

With the Jarrah forest nearby, these Western Spinebills (Acanthorynchus supercilious) often come into the garden to feed on nectar and insects. This male has bright colours compared to the female.

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