Here I Am: A Noisy Miner Peers

8 Jun
Noisy Miner

Noisy Miner

Here I am!

The piercing gaze of this Noisy Miner arrests us.

Cute though they may appear, these birds are quite aggressive and highly territorial. At home I see them almost every morning, dive-bombing the cage of our pet Budgerigars Albert and Victoria.

This is a photo of one that inhabits the local park.

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6 Responses to “Here I Am: A Noisy Miner Peers”

  1. davidprosser June 8, 2014 at 6:37 am #

    Blimey, what a guard dog. I can see him saying “None shall pass”.
    xxx Gigantic Hugs xxx

    • Margaret L. Sharp (@MargaretLynett1) June 8, 2014 at 7:57 am #

      They are very tough little birds, and they seem to resent the presence of our budgies, even in their cage. It’s a big, flight cage, and Albert and Victoria have plenty of space to get away from the Miners, otherwise I think that our pets would be pecked.
      xxx Massive Hugs xxx

  2. Odie Langley June 8, 2014 at 11:32 am #

    Much more attractive than the species that give me grief here, the crows. They make so much noise and there are so many of them.

  3. Linda Visman - wangiwriter June 9, 2014 at 12:55 am #

    The noisy miners were trying to chase away a pair of king parrots in our back yard trees this morning. The parrots left when they wanted to though – not being bullied!

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