The Non-existent Birds of South Australia

My aunt and uncle gave me a birdbath recently, and it now sits outside my study window. It didn’t take long for the local Piping Shrikes to start visiting.

They are the same couple that distressed my partner and me earlier in the year when their babies had fallen from their nest. We googled what to do as soon as we saw these baby birds on the ground. Despite feeling that they were vulnerable…