Saturday, September 3, 2011

Flowers Galore Part 1

It is wildflower season here in Western Australia and because we have had really good rainfall this winter the flowers are better then ever.
So on Tues DH and I went for a drive to a place called “Coal seam” to check out the beautiful display of colour nature has to show us.
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as far as the eye can see. I need a much better camera to REALLY show you how beautiful it is.

Amongst it all is this cute little guy and up in the dead trees we are being watched by
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Pink and Grey galahs. 

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Watching you!!!!!!

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can you see the him ???  They camouflage very well on the dead tree.

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and a Twenty Eight.

On our way home we stopped in Mingenew and had a coffee and Yummy cake.

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I love the sculpture they have in the park.

Today we went to a place called Pindar in search of the “Wreath Flower” Will post photos tomorrow.







16 comments:

  1. lovely place Maria,the flowers are so pretty.

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  2. They are great shots, Maria, such a wealth of colour and wildlife!

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  3. Lovely pictures... I really hope to do a spring wildflowers in the WEst one day...
    Hugz

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  4. Beautiful photos Maria; those wildflowers are magnificent! It's one of those 'must do' things on our list, to travel to WA in spring.

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  5. Oh wow! I must come over there one of these years soon! Oh, and I hope you find those wreath flowers, they are amazing to see!!!!!!!

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  6. I just love your country it is so wild with animals birds and flowers what a great view we are heading into fall soon..it is cool to see spring all over again...

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  7. gorgeous! It's so very dry & brown here, your flower pictures were just what I needed this morning!

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  8. The flowers are so abundant for you this year and the colors are wonderful - nature's palette.

    Seeing the cockatiel in the tree reminds me of mine when it escaped. Maybe that IS mine!!! lol

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  9. I was amazed by the birds you have there. I had heard there were flocks of parrots in the 1700s and 1800s across America but we have never seen anything like this.

    Thanks so much for posting! It must be incredible to have a pink and grey galah sit on your bird feeder!

    glen in Louisiana, USA

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  10. Wow the Australian flora and fauna are great! I would have loved to see it in person, but for now, I'll enjoy your photos and dream of traveling far away...:-)

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  11. Your pics are gorgeous Mary...nothing wrong with that camera.

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  12. Lovely photos Maria. I've been to WA many times (my father comes from there) but have never been there in wild flower time!

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  13. You are surely living in Paradise this time of year. Everything is so beautiful.

    I had to laugh at the cockatiels because I have 7 of them -and it is so nice to see them moving about freely.

    I had to laugh at DH one time when he mentioned maybe I would want to teach them to talk- I told him I could hear people all day long -but bird talk was a pleasure to me. LOL

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  14. What beautiful flowers and colors. I LOVE that sculpture! DOn't you just love spring? It will soon be fall here, with more lovely colors, but with the threat of winter to follow. Enjoy every minute of spring.

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  15. Thanks for sharing Maria, love the sculpture in Minginew,very appropriate for the area.
    happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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