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

Changeover



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.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

More Cannibal Capers

Another brief visit to Mt Cannibal produced some nice sightings yet again....
Bird-orchids are beginning to flower
Blue Stars are appearing in places
Fantail Cuckoo - a sure sign of a new saeason
Mountain Greenhood - well hidden but present
White Fingers - my first Caladenia for the season
Early Nancys - who can resist photographing this common flower?