Early days

We moved into Uccello Lane in 2012 – it was a mudbrick house on a lane that led to the Yarra River – with a garden that was very natural and overgrown but all the hard landscaping and rock work had been done. Every room had floor length windows so you really felt like you were at one with the outside. For the winter…

Birds – Eastern Rosella (Platycercus Eximus Psittacidae) – vivid colors but camouflaged…

The Eastern Rosella is especially vividly coloured — red and yellow and blue and green and black patterns. When rosellas are feeding on the ground among the grass or perched in the trees they can be very difficult to see – despite their bright colours. The video below shows them eating some bread they bravely got out of the chook pen.