Saturday, November 18, 2017

Another Two Recent Excursions

Spectacular scenery, wonderful coastal plant species, great wildlife.

Austral Stork's-bill

Being watched

Oberon Bay

Coast Swainon's-pea

Pink Fairies-orchid
Birds, birds, birds. We ticked Brolgas, stints, stilts, multiple ducks, grebes, terns, sandpipers, crakes, various raptors … 
Golden-headed Cisticola

Baillon's Crake

Approaching storm

Spotted Crake
Beautiful and bountiful Victoria.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

A Few Recent Out and Abouts

Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Warneet.
Spider-orchid, Morwell
Great Egret, Tooradin.
Blue-winged Parrot, Grantville.
Tiger Snake, Grantville.
White Wax-lip Orchid, Grantville.
Wallflower-orchid, Won Wron.
Wax-lip Orchid, Lang Lang.

Saturday, October 14, 2017


The Greenhoods are done …

… and the Waxlips are on show …

Lorikeets are pairing off …

… and inspecting their nest hollows.

Spotted Pardalotes have dug their tunnels and are lining their nests …

Here's hoping for a good season.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

That Old "Bird in the Mirror" Trick

The other day, just as DN and I pulled up at Adams Creek NCR and put the kettle on – we were there to see the recent explosion of Glossodia sp, (more of that later) – this little avian visitor entertained us while we dined …
Superb Fairy-wrens can interrupt my cuppa anytime.

Also, just as we finished our explorations, an Echidna appeared and let us get some images for the computers.