It was the second Saturday on the month so I joined the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird survey at Tempe Wetlands and Reserve. I then headed up the Cooks River to look for the tawny Frogmouth chicks one again.
We soon spotted an Oriole fly to a tree and grab a cicada and then fly back with it to another tree to eat it –
Here are some of the other birds we spotted at the Wetlands –
I then joined the tempe Birdos for morning tea at Tempe Reserve.
After morning tea, I cycled along the Cooks River to the Dog Area to see if I could spot the tawny Frogmouth chicks. This day I had more success! I saw one chick straight away and hiding around the other side of its parent was the other chick –
As before, the other parent was roosting a few metres away –
I finished off with a quick visit to the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands. One of the turtles was sitting on its usual rock –