Bob Aldwell

2 results

True colours: birds hide to finish changing their plumage. Illustration: Michael Viney

We miss the mistle thrush. When the fine evenings began he would fly to the topmost tuft of the scrawny old spruce at the gate and point his beak stea(...)

Rare sight?: a small tortoiseshell butterfly. Illustration: Michael Viney

Our Thallabawn acre, when we came to it first, was a windswept field on a slope above the sea, densely thistled and waving with tall wild grasses. The(...)