Hedge-hopping Birds

On the track of scrubwrens

“White-browed Scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis)” by patrickkavanagh is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Southern Highlands, New South Wales

The camellia hedge is full of birds. It is a fine hedge, tall and dense and straight-edged, so neat on the outside that it looks as though it has been trimmed with a laser. But behind the big glossy leaves, in the tangle of branches, Superb Fairy-wrens and White-browed Scrubwrens hunt for insects, build tiny nests and engage in all sorts of

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Bronwen Scott

Bronwen Scott

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com