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"…

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 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.…

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…

Reflections

[caption id="attachment_974" align="aligncenter" width="984"] Reflections on the water[/caption] A different take on a reflections image.Taken this morning on Wyaralong Dam (click to enlarge)