Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Killing me softly with his song!

At my window today, and in fact, for the last week are this pair of lovers.
I do love birdies. Unlike blooms, I barely know one species from another. With the help of this bird finder, I now have them identified as Striated Pardalotes (Pardalotus striatus) - a very impressive name! Lovely huh?
There is but one downside to these sweet little creatures at my window: I am being driven to distraction by his constant call! I can even share it with you: have a listen
I reckon even she is thinking, "Will you just shut up"!! What's outside your window today?

13 comments:

  1. They are just beautiful! Their "song" is not annoying when you only hear 10 seconds of it ;-)

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  2. What little lovelies.
    I have a pee wee bird and a nest of crows outside my window. Its a constant weeoo-wooo... FARK!
    weEOO-WOO....FARK!....

    Want to swap?

    xB

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  3. They are gorgeous!! I could have told you their name right away, I have been hunting these little devils for almost a year with no sighting at all. I know they live around here though!
    For annoying, try common koels calling at 3 till 5 in the morning g right outside your window!!

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  4. One of the things I love about blogging is learning new things from around the world. We do not have that sweet bird in Michigan in the U.S., so I can enjoy it's song (but I can imagine how it can get to you after awhile) Thanks for sharing!

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  5. We have kookaburras at first light, then the magpies, this morning though it has been the rain! It makes a sound splashing on the ground through our rusted out gutters!

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  6. sunshine! after lots and lots of rain!

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  7. Very cute birds.I enjoy its song.

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  8. They are cute, but then that's only 10 seconds worth, I suppose if it was constant it would be very irritating I agree with mandapanda, we have common koels but at least they don't start until 4.30am here, not pleasant.

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  9. When my husband walked back inside from taking our daughter to school this morning I heard a magpie warbling. I love that sound!!! I don't often hear them here because we live across the road from the airport on a very busy, busy road! Very few birds here. I do hear the road outside being a carpark at least twice a day though. (Cars idling. No-one going anywhere due to traffic jams!)

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  10. A most delightful post about an adorable little bird! Wish we had them here!

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  11. Hello! What a lovely couple! I have 'thousands' of birds all around the house and they have their 'homes' in every suitable and unsuitable corner and hole they can find. I like them a lot but they give me also too much cleaning. In summer every afternoon I have birds for company in the swimming pool!
    Best wishes Teje

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  12. They look and sound lovely, as opposed to the Indian Mynahs we seem to have on our back verandah.

    I love most birdsong, but a line must be drawn somewhere.

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  13. Dai sono carini, il loro canto è sicuramente meglio di qualsiasi rumore cittadino
    Ciao Domenica

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