Nestled in a Grey Box

It feels like autumn – cool, crisp mornings and the Grey Box is starting to flower. Let’s wish for an influx of Swift Parrots in coming weeks.

I was intrigued to find some Fuscous Honeyeaters nesting along Mia Mia Road. The nest, at head height, was slung amongst a cluster of Grey Box blossoms – three fluffy nestlings responding to a stream of visits from the parents.


Fuscous Honeyeater feeding nestlings, Mia Mia Road, 24th February 2015.


Departing the nest with a faecel sac.

3 responses to “Nestled in a Grey Box

  1. I never cease to love these posts, you are so lucky to have the time to smell the grey box flowers!

  2. What a cute little clutch!

  3. Beautiful photographs. Thank you!

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