Property developers

These Spotted Pardalotes are certainly industrious. Not content with excavating two separate nesting tunnels side by side on the east bank of Wyndham Street, they’ve also commenced another project on the west bank.


Male Spotted Pardalote at tunnel entrance, Wyndham Street Newstead, 23rd August 2015.


The partially excavated burrows.

I watched them for some time over the weekend and while the female did visit both sites it was the male who appeared to be doing most of the work.


The female perched nearby .


The male at work on the third tunnel, across the road.


The male perched nearby – taking a spell!

One response to “Property developers

  1. Maybe these birds have been caught up in the investment property boom as avains are unlikely to trust the stock market.

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