Monthly Archive: July 2021

Waxeyes. So there!

I’ve always called them waxeyes, but these days ornithologists and bird watchers favour silvereye. Knowing I was about to start a post about them, I’ve been making a concerted effort to refer to them...

The herons are back!

A white-faced heron near the shore of our local lake (Lake Opuha). I took the photos with my smartphone camera a day before publishing the post! First off, here’s what Steve Braunias has to...