Coming, going … staying!

It’s a time of transition in our woodlands.

Flame Robins are looking south towards spring nesting sites at higher altitudes …

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Flame Robin, Muckleford Gorge, 4th August 2014.

… while cuckoos have arrived in force over the past week – a Fan-tailed Cuckoo calling in town last evening, and both Horsfields and Shining Bronze-cuckoos at Muckleford Gorge this afternoon.

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Shining Bronze-cuckoo with cup-moth larva.

Meanwhile the stay-at-homes, Hooded Robins and Jacky Winters, are getting ready for spring breeding.

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Hooded Robin pair at Muckleford Gorge.

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Jacky Winter, Muckleford Gorge, 4th August 2014.

2 responses to “Coming, going … staying!

  1. Just love your photos but particularly like the little Jacky Winter!

  2. Stunning shot of the Flame Robin Geoff.

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