Seed for Song

With the coming of Spring, we have reintroduced our increasingly popular ‘seed for song’ program on the balcony. We started it a few years ago, and in that time have recognised blue jays, hummingbirds and finches enjoying the exchange. But on Sunday morning we were treated to a very special audience. This Red Cardinal not only paused, but posed, and gave us just enough time for proof….


This entry was posted in the view from here, Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Seed for Song

  1. Marianne Harris says:

    Hi Gabrielle!
    I live in Metung, country Victoria, Australia, and heard you on the radio yesterday describing your Cardinal bird – so lovely to be able to see him (or her)! I love the Rosellas, Kookaburras etc that come to our garden – would love this little guy…
    I loved your enthusiasm and look forward to hearing you again!

    • Thank you Marianne. Yes, seeing that red cardinal was a real treat – especially up here on the roof in the middle of this huge bustling city. We’ve used a lot of different seed cakes, but the current one ( branded for finches ) seems to have attracted more birds than ever. So it could be the seed – or it might just be our much loved garden…. In any case, I hope he comes back. Have a laugh with the kookaburras for me! Gabrielle.

Leave a Reply to TheFitzyreport Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s