The Macleay's honeyeaters have now decided that the quandong next to the house is the place to hang out. I can't see it from my desk. In order to
Although other species visit this tree — mostly bridled and Lewin's honeyeaters — the Macleay's honeyeaters are making the most of it. They will defend their patch against intruders. The Lewin's honeyeaters scarper at the slightest threat, whereas the bridled honeyeaters put up token resistance. The Macleay's honeyeaters always prevail. Something to do with barefaced cheek, I suspect.
|Lunch wasn't meant to be easy|
|You lookin' at me?|
Soon all the flowers will have fallen and in a few months the tree will be laden with fruit. Then it'll be time for the wompoos and bowerbirds to take over.More distractions!