Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
In an attempt to get into a routine of posting on the blog again I thought I’d share this Rhododendron Blue Diamond here. This years peak bloom. You’ll notice the one branch at the front without flowers. It’s a weak branch which gets weaker every year. There is a very thin live vein on it and I had removed the… Continue reading Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Black Bellied Whistling Ducks

Originally posted on Wildlifewatcher's Blog:
Whistlers as these ducks are also known, are charming and beautiful wild ducks.  They have a blue bill and feet as ducklings which turn a vivid pink as adults.  Black Bellied Whistling ducks are a rich cinnamon brown with black and white feather accents.  They actually don’t quack but do emit a whistle sound to communicate. These whistling ducks… Continue reading Black Bellied Whistling Ducks

Next Quiz – “Bits and Pieces”

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? As the last quiz was well received by those who participated I’ve put together another one with a slight twist for interest and variety. I’ve called it “Bits and Pieces” as it involves showing only part of the bird initially. This is how it works:- Starting on Thursday May 1st, the quiz will run every day for 18… Continue reading Next Quiz – “Bits and Pieces”