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Bird song in New Zealand like it used to sound

Before humans arrived in New Zealand the bush rang with bird song, in particular with tui and korimako (bellbird). Cook wrote  of the korimako song; “it seemed to be like small bells most exquisitely tuned”. Now however, the numbers of birds have dwindled dramatically and 33% are already extinct. Some disappeared as the forests were… Continue reading Bird song in New Zealand like it used to sound

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Look to the stars

// powered by Fotopedia Last night while taking the compost out, something made me stop  and look up at the stars. It's been months since I've done that, which is odd because it always gives me great pleasure. There is something about the sheer immensity of the night sky that puts everything else into perspective.… Continue reading Look to the stars