(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) a moment we get a lot of birds at our place – tui, ruru, kereru, warblers, kingfisher, shining cuckoos and others. and we very often hear kaka screeching overhead but don’t often see them. today was an exception. this one stopped to feast on the berries of a nikau […]
+++ this little song thrush throws loud staccato insults at milo whenever he’s out in the garden. it puffs itself up and darts from branch to branch, getting pretty close and very insistent. he’ll very often ignore it, but sometimes he’ll chatter back. today they were at it for a good 10 minutes or so.
pintail duck, kutcharo lake, hokkaido. +++ i’ve got three series of images that i’m playing around with on this trip. sometimes i feel like they are all coming together in a way that is meaningful to me and accurately portrays what it is i’m trying to say; other times it feels like i’m swallowing sand and it’s all […]