Bird O’Clock

For the bird lovers out there, here’s a extension of my recent Lazy Birds post

Kath Unsworth from Minuscule Moments has some beautiful photographs of some of our beautiful Australian birds. You can check her post out here:

xx Rowena

Minuscule Moments of Inspiration

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Sometimes when inspiration won’t come and I feel like I am stagnant and uncreative I know I need a reboot. I go on an outing, I did this with my last trip to the zoo and getting out and about is a great way to fuel those creative fires.

An opportunity arose to visit a bird aviary on my recent trip to Canberra.

My husband wanted to see the War Memorial, art galleries all the usual stuff the Capital city has to offer. We agreed to see as much as we could in the three days, whilst the kids were at school camp.

The aviary went way beyond my expectations. They had many species of birds from all over the world. The time passed quickly. I sat captivated. Looking up to the tops of the aviary I did feel a little sad. The birds were not free but most of them had only known…

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3 thoughts on “Bird O’Clock

  1. roweeee Post author

    You’re welcome, Cindy. I generally love introducing people to each other who would hit it off and it’s too easy to introduce like people via the blog. I haven’t been to that aviary myself but have been to one at Taronga Zoo and will have to revisit my photos.

  2. Alex Hurst

    Some beautiful birds! I miss large, open aviaries, but Japan is far too small for them! They have a couple in the larger zoos, but they don’t usually house native birds.

    Instead, we go down to the local river to watch the ducks, herons, egrets, and kites. The kites are pretty fearless though. I was sitting down to a sandwich one day and a kite swooped right between my girlfriend and I and stole the whole thing! Left a bloody gash in my thumb on the way out and smacked my cheek to boot. 😛 A couple months later, another one stole my girlfriend’s cookie, right out of her hand!

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