With trips to the bush few and far between in recent weeks the best I can do is a visit to the front verandah!
There is still lots to see from this vantage point though. Masses of honeyeaters, silvereyes, thornbills, and even a Golden Whistler were spotted in a brief interlude this afternoon.
The avian idyll was rudely interrupted by the appearance of an adult Collared Sparrowhawk, most likely a female from its apparent bulk, floating by overhead. One of the local magpies took on the task of escorting it from the neighbourhood.