|Subject:||Birding/Outdoor Tip for the Day|
|From:||Matthew Willis <>|
|Date:||Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:35:42 +1100|
My birding/outdoor photography tip for the day:
If you are at Campbell Park and decide to spend five minutes standing in the one place photographing cicadas - try and make sure you are not standing in the middle of a bull ant colony at the time.
The moment at which you realise 3 or 4 of them have crawled under your shirt and a similar number are on their way up your leg is not a nice one. Luckily, either the bites are not as painful as I remember from my childhood, or I was lucky (the big itchy and moderately painful lumps that remain a few hours later are not ideal, though).
Still, saw some lovely birds and it was all worth it :-)
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