Wyaralong Wildlife

Some photos from an early morning paddle on Wyaralong Dam this morning. A kayak makes a great platform for watching water birds and allows you to get much closer than you would be able to on land. [caption id="attachment_2516" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A Whistling Kite watches me intently[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2515" align="aligncenter"…

Upper Noosa river

With an unexpected change in my work roster giving me an extra few days off,  I recently found myself enjoying a 3 days paddling on the Upper Noosa river. Located North of Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine coast, the upper reaches of this river are a popular tourist destination and well…

Australasian Darters Part 4

These latest photos are from about a week ago. The babies are all swimming now and developing their flight feathers. They are pretty independent and are getting trickier to find as they are no longer in the nest a lot of the time.   This is the most mature "Barry",…

Australasian Darters part 3

These 4 shots were taken about 3 days after the last update so not much has changed, you'll see the flight feathers are more developed and they are growing quickly. These were taken in the late afternoon and the birds were less active than they usually are in the mornings.…