Back in May, I blogged about a few of Australia’s birds. I was pleasantly surprised by just how many different kinds of birds there are here and commonly found in your backyard. In Miami, unless you leave the city, you rarely see anything other than pigeons, grackles, and turkey vultures. But here in Melbourne, these are the sounds we wake up to.
About the images and sounds bites: The featured image of a little pied cormorant was taken by Theo, all rights reserved. The image of the Laughing Kookaburra was taken by me at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania. All the other images are from Wikimedia Commons. All the audio files are by Fred Van Gessel for Birds in Backyards.