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Nesting Parakeets

Spring is here and the race is on to breed. Ringed-necked Parakeets are early breeders and they are normally well on their way before many of our native species begin thinking about where to...

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Pussy Willow

  What a glorious day! The bees are buzzing and the buds are bursting. This willow in East London already has young furry catkins, and at this stage of development is known as pussy...

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Battling Moorhens

The timid seeming Moorhen is actual a highly territorial bird. Keep an eye out for their battles at this time of year, as they establish breeding territories and fight over mates. The Moorhen attack...

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Catkins in the wind

  The hazel catkins, or lamb’s tails, are looking good at this time of year. Jan and Feb are the best time of year to see catkins, as they develop before the tree’s leaves....