Welcome back from Lockdown.
While others have found all sorts of things to complain about, and decry the efforts of those in charge, I on the other hand, have gratitude and awe, not only for the people whose job it has been to try to contain the outbreak, but the general feeling of most Victorians to simply work in their own little way to help stop the spread.
That nearly 40,000 people lined up to be tested yesterday says something about the confidence we have.
As Dan said, “I am proud of all Victorian who have done their bit”. Seriously think we should be concentrating on the good things that have come out of the lockdown and stop nit picking over ‘he said, she said’.
How quickly Hobbies grow.
Just a few weeks out of the nest, and they had developed great strength and wing control. They were also hunting for themselves. And I didn’t see the adults in the area again. They might well have made visits, but certainly not like the first few weeks.
The nesting location is on a large river bank cliff and falls away to the Werribee Open Range Zoo on one side, and the old Heritage Orchard along the river flats.
Ideal training grounds for the young Hobbies, who were now flying rapidly almost out of sight over the Zoo, or disappearing into the trees way down river at the end of the Orchard. And. Just as quickly reappearing.
Early on, they were still playing aerial games together, but very quickly learned to hunt in the trees lining the river banks and much too hard for photography. Each success though was loud and sustained.
Think I have one more page in the Field-Notes left.