Snakey question

I know there are brown snakes around the property where we live. We installed a perimeter of snakes deterrents before the start of summer. They are beeping and pulsing away all round the house and we haven’t seen a snake for months.  Now I am not sure how to tackle this one.

When I was spreading a pile of wood chips this morning, I uncovered a what looks like a nest inside the pile. I think that it is a brown snake’s nest. Now not sure what my next step should be. Is mumma snake inside or just the eggs?

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The Daily Post WPC: Temporary

Empty nest syndrome

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Parental responsibility is only a temporary stage for our resident Willie wagtail pair, they spend days crafting a beautiful nest. They then produce an even more beautiful egg. This is the second year that they have abandoned this nest.

Fortunately, last spring they successfully fledged a chick in their other nest in the nearby lemon tree.

A wander around Braidwood

Braidwood is a regular coffee and comfort stop on the way to the coast. I always seem to be in a hurry to get somewhere when I pass through. On Saturday I had time to spare so I took advantage of the Autumn sunshine and spent a couple of hours wandering around it’s charming back streets.