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Smoke Haze Sunrise Over Perth - November 26 2011

These Photos were taken on Sunday November 26 2011.

Perth awoke to a smoky morning which was the result overnight winds pushing smoke from bushfires in the Margaret River region which have been burning over the last week.

There was a strong smell of smoke and a thick haze which resulted in a spectacular sunrise with some great colours just before sunrise, and a pink sun as it poked though the haze, and as it rised higher the sun turned orange and yellow Here are some of the photos:

The Suburban Bird Plague

While the East coast of Australia has just seen some of the wettest weather on record in 2010, over here in Western Australia we recorded our second driest year on record. As a result we have been seeing allot more wildlife moving to feed in towns and in the metropolitan area. I’ve personally have seen many birds in my suburb that I usually only see up in the Perth hills, and in rural areas.

This year, we’ve seen a large invasion of Little Corella’s that have been feeding off nuts and berries and anything else they can find in our neighbourhood.

Today I managed to get a few photos of some of the Little Corella’s that had come to feed on the nuts in the bushes at the front of my house, unfortunately it’s been overcast here in Perth today, so the light wasnR…