In ancient times these pyramids were covered in polished white limestone and would have been dazzling, reflecting the sunlight. Over the years the limestone has weathered away, been broken/damaged by earthquakes, or deliberately removed.
Like many, I’ve been following with interest the progress of this years clutch of Peregrine Falcon chicks on the Mirvac tower at Collins Street in Melbourne’s central business district. As seen on the live webcam four chicks were hatched at the end of September with three of the chicks now fledged. Sadly as of 12th November the fourth chick is now dead. Watching over recent days it was clear that this chick wasn’t progressing as well as its elder siblings, […]