Grey Box time

It’s looking like an excellent year for Grey Box. Trees in the district commenced flowering about a month ago and there is now an excellent nectar flow for honeyeaters, lorikeets and hopefully some soon-to-arrive Swift Parrots. I’ve been noticing a slight surge in bird activity in the bush over the past week – flocks of Brown-headed and White-naped Honeyeaters are on the move – the latter species has been conspicuously hard to find over summer.


Grey Box, Mia Mia Track, 26th February 2016


There is lots of blossom on some tress at present


Grey Box flowers, Mia Mia Track, 28th February 2016


Brown-headed Honeyeater, Mia Mia track, 28th February 2016



One response to “Grey Box time

  1. We have a beautiful Grey Box in flower in Yeats street Castlemaine and the cacophony in the early morning and early evening is a delight.

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