Australia · clouds · garden flowers · in my garden · Mount Warning · native Australian birds · palm trees · subtropical weather · summer · Tweed Valley


After quite a while – three weeks? four maybe? I awoke this morning to signs of rain.

Exhibit A – One drenched kookaburra atop a wet glass balustrade –

Exhibit B – Little Hoppy, my butcher bird with one gammy leg, waiting in the dryness of my back veranda for breakfast –

Exhibit C – My yellow and white frangipani, growing close enough to the house to allow me to take a photo without going out into the rain, with tiny beads of moisture captured on the leaves –

Later, baby magpie visited. The rain was light but consistent, and by the looks of the baby’s dry feathers, I think he may have hidden himself away amid tree foliage to escape the unfamiliar (to him) sight of rain –

And finally, Mount Warning. Just kidding. πŸ˜‰ Actually, there was no sight of the mountain today, it was hidden behind the rainclouds. πŸ™‚


12 thoughts on “Rain!

  1. Wow you have some big birds πŸ™‚ I put out sunflower seed for my little song birds. After the city illegally poisoned the Grackles I have not seen a bird-of-prey at my ‘hawk pole’ in 9 yrs πŸ˜‰

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