But before I get to that, sorry for distracting you with my race updates on Saturday. Had I known just how many folks landed on my blog by a google search looking for road race updates I would have actually given out real updates. And then I'dve given them the link to the live coverage via cyclingnews.com as not everyone was able to watch it live on the telly.
I've also found a whole bunches of people show up here searching for miti recipes. So here's the link to that.
Now, back to one of the main reasons people visit: Pictures from Oz! Specifically, parrot pictures from Oz. Fortunately I don't have to go far to get these. In fact, I'm usually still in my bath robe, bare feet, and no underwear when I take them standing in the back yard. Ahem, yes, no underwear.
And now for some purdy burdy pics. How's about a punch up between two rainbow lorikeets for starters?
Nice beak action, eh?
And then the referee tries to break it up:
They do this pretty regularly, I think they are practicing for when Ishmael comes down to visit so they can rip his hair out.
As it's wintertime down here (bloody-well FREEZING!) everything is flowering. Here's a bee working on a flower from the Blue Pacifica bush:
Quite the load of pollen he has there.
This view in the morning signals the arrival of the gang of juvenile delinquent cockatoos: