Photo of the Week

This week’s Photo of the Week was not taken last week.
(It was taken October 20, 2016)

Back in August, I posted an audio file of the Beautiful Music that is the sound of the Australian bush.  It was recorded when Dean and I were out bushwalking, and exactly what you expect to hear walking through the underbrush of sub-tropical rainforest areas.  But now we are living it, with a beautiful cacophony starting in the wee hours of every day – while it still looks like this outside.

Sunrise Alexandra Beach (October 20, 2016)
Sunrise Alexandra Beach (October 20, 2016)

After spending three months house sitting at Flaxton, we are now only 30 minutes inland from the ocean, minding a house at Ridgewood.  Still located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Ridgewood is vastly different from Flaxton.  Here we are on a 23-acre property, looking after a couple of beautiful dogs, and nestled in the heart dense bushland, complete with its own bushwalking track.

With a huge selection of birds making the trees their domain, there’s no sleeping in around here.

Here is a selection of the alarms – oops – songs we listen to:

Kookaburras – Predawn

Unknown – Predawn

Everyone else at 5:24 AM (approx 30 minutes after sunrise)

Can anyone tell me what the bird is in the second recording?


In response to the WordPress Discover Challenge – Song

4 Replies to “Photo of the Week”

    1. What a lovely thing to say, but I’ve no doubt things in Iowa would seem otherworldly to me 🙂

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  1. What a beautiful picture. And i enjoyed hearing the bird sounds. Wish I knew what the second one is. What an interesting bird.

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    1. I love the photo of the sunrise too, it was a gorgeous morning, and I wish I knew what species the bird is, hopefully someone will tell me.

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