My wife and I share a love of bird observing and bird photography which takes us all over Australia. We love meeting other keen birders and sharing our experiences. We […]
A second book called “Flight of a Fledgling” (Growing Up and Leaving Home) was later published in March 2021. This book targets ages 16 to adult and addresses important life choices and counselling issues for young adults regarding personal, relational and family life, as they prepare to leave The Nest and launch out into the world. Click the cover to find out more.
If you are wondering why the Red-tailed Tropicbird is my avatar and website symbol, it is because this is the first bird I actively pursued, travelling to to Norfolk Island to especially encounter, after seeing it fly backwards during a courting ritual, in a documentary film. From that experience and seeing so many other birds there, I moved from landscape to bird photography. We have so embraced the study of Australian birds, that bird behaviour has become our main focus, relating it to human behaviour. Recent research into bird neurology has found that birds are very intelligent creatures and we can learn many life lessons from the way they do life.
Recreational bird watching (birding) is a healthy and interesting pastime. Click here to read of the studies that support our view.
Thinking of good gifts for your children or grandchildren? Why not a good Australian bird field guide, a pair of binoculars, a copy of my inexpensive book, ‘What Birds Teach Us’ and time spent with you. Time is the best and most memorable gift you can give your children and grandchildren.