Birds

It's All in the Timing

6 days ago   |   By Ornithology

Several years ago I took my second trip to Australia and this time drove up the Gold Coast from Sydney to past Brisbane and to the beginning of the Great Barrier Reef. Along the way we stopped at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary , basically a zoo. An interesting place where you could pet the koalas and feed the kangaroos and wallabies and even take a dingo for a walk but of course the most interesting creatures were the birds. At 8 am, almost exactly, every day, a large flock of hundreds of wild Rainbow Lorikeets descends on the zoo for feeding by the visitors. Gorgeous birds acting like...
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