The word prompt from Amanda at Life Amazing: Pools or Ponds
I have been meaning to post a bit about my property for a while. One day it will be whole post. For the moment, thanks to Amanda, here is a bit about the waterhole or pool on my place. It always has water and I have never seen it dry. I went for a bit of a bush walk a few weeks ago, before the rains came, just to see how the environment and and birds and animals had been coping with a lack of rain.
This is how the waterhole or pool looks when there has been a bit of rain.
This is what I found. A small pool behind some gravel and leaves.
To my surprise, the waterhole was filled with the sounds of birds. This is the only water source down this part of my place so the birds were there in numbers. A tiny Scarlet Honeyeater makes the waterhole look big.
A White-throated Honeyeater enjoyed a drink.
A yellow-faced Honeyeater was joined by some Fuscous Honeyeaters. There were so many Fuscous Honeyeaters that I couldn’t count them.
This is a small amount of the birds that were there. The air was filled with bird song. A lovely way to spend the afternoon, sitting and watching until the mosquitoes sent me on the track back home.