Re: Exotic plants for our native birds

Subject: Re: Exotic plants for our native birds
From: Ian Fraser <>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 09:53:54 +1000
I've been finding this quite instructive, but - sometimes it's easy to miss the obvious. Native plants actually do the job quite well too, and in fact have been doing so for quite a long time now...

cheers all


On 18/05/2011 08:51, Wendy Whitham wrote:
For honeyeaters, I'd add abelia (autumn) and kniphofia (hot pokers, autumn and winter). The Eastern spinebills patrol these regularly. For parrots (crimson rosellas and King parrots), crabapples are a favourite source of food in our garden.

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