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Buller Crew Banter Thread

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by CarveMan, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    great shots thank you. One bird mid size on ground - I don’t recognise species. nightjar?
    Very peaceful place - enjoy!
     
  2. rime noreason

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    Thank you @snowgum . That’s a female Satin Bowerbird

    They’re completely different plumage to the males, which have a superb electric blue sheen. Both have electric blue eyes, and the males purloin blue items to decorate their bower nests, and entice the females.

    We’ve found their bowers littered with blue pen caps, bottle caps and other blue bits and pieces. We’ve been entertained watching the male trying to pilfer blue items from around our place that are far too big and heavy, such as our chainsaw carrier, or a section of blue on a large crate.

    The pair of juveniles below waiting for dad to feed them are similar to the females, but are darker brown and more darkly speckled.

    You can see on the last picture, an older juvenile male is starting to grow it’s blue-black adult plumage, which they only begin to do when they’re around 6 or 7 years old and beginning to reach maturity.


     
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  3. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Someone needs to explain the difference in notation between millilitres and megalitres to whoever writes the Buller Resort Roundup.

     
  4. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was going to add ‘Boggy McBogface’ but changed my mind. :rolleyes::cool::p
     
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    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    That’s almost as good as the songs they put on there insta stories....:puke:
     
  6. wolly

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    Yesterday My Buller lost one of its own . Big Dave from Black Mountain. What a genuine man. Always there to help. Always up for a chat. My Buller and surrounding communities will miss him dearly. RIP Dave
     
  7. Sadie

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    :emoji_broken_heart:
     
  8. Dave Clark

    Dave Clark One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    HUGE loss. Did so much for the mountain. Will be missed by so many.
     
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  9. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    As perfect send off as it could be. Thanks for giving him one last run. Wish I was there to ride with him one last time :emoji_blue_heart:
     
  10. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What a send-off. Was just perfect, amazing job by everyone involved, tears were shed during the live stream when the boys skied him down Baldy.
     
  11. wolly

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    watching from the mid station and see them skiing down badly followed by skiddo and groomers was one of the most moving things I have ever seen. A large group of his motorcycle mates met the hearse at Mirimbah and escorted it along the road. RIP Dave