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…

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",…

Baby Darter

I recently came across a nest of young Australasian Darters (also known as Snake Necked Darters) and I plan to try to document their development over the coming weeks. The nest is in a tree on Wyaralong Dam and the mother is wary but increasingly tolerant of me getting close.…

Wyaralong Dam

It has been a while since my last update but I'm hoping to spend more time with my camera after a busy period doing home renovations. Spent this morning on Teviot Brook at the western end of Wyaralong Dam. All these pictures taken on the water from a kayak. Only…

Close up python encounters

Spent some time with some beautiful pythons belonging to a friend. These much maligned animals are truly spectacular and I hope these pictures help you see a little of their grace. Like all animals they have different temperaments between individuals; this made for some challenging photography in the limited time…

Girraween

[caption id="attachment_959" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Attempting to unbalance "Balancing Rock"[/caption] One of my favourite places is Girraween National Park about 3 hours South of Brisbane near Stanthorpe. I have lost track of the number of trips I have done there but I never get tired of it. My latest trip was…

Moreton Island wildlife

The March of the Pelicans - one of my favourite images of the tripA family of Beach Curlews who were near my last nights camp - such funny birds who will let you approach quite close as they stand dead still and pretend to not be there.  Red-Necked Stints -…

Moreton Island

I recently had the opportunity to spend 6 days on Moreton Island, just off the coast of Brisbane - Just me and my camera on my mountain bike. I'll break down the posts into a few different categories. These ones below are some of my favourite landscape shots from the…