Brown Thornbills

While out walking at my usual very slow pace with my camera I try to slow down and notice all the little things that are happening around me. I take delight in finding the normally unseen things, often preferring them to the grand vistas and dramatic sunsets - they are…

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"…

Brush Tailed Rock Wallaby

While exploring the Boonoo Boonoo River recently I was privileged to spend some time watching this pair of Brush Tailed Rock Wallabies (Petrogale penicillata). Not far above the main pools that lie just above the falls I spied the little face poking above the rocks - it took about an hour to…

The photos you cant see

I took a walk this morning, on a grey and showery morning, off to a nearby creek. For a couple of hours I wandered along its bank, watching and listening to the life all around me. Occasionally I took a photo but you can't capture the whole scene around you.…

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.…
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