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Category: Wildlife

October

October was a quiet month for photo adventures for me, only managing to get out twice in the whole month. A early morning trip to Wyaralong trying to get some photos of Reed Warblers yielded precisely 0 images of them but I did manage to capture a few others I…

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.   These were all shot on a Canon 7D Mk11 with a 70-200…

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.…

An early morning paddle

After an unintended hiatus from my kayak since Easter it was nice to get out on the water this morning. There are lots of nests and young birds around. I’ve got my eye on a colony of Little Pied Cormorants who are nested; I think I might try to follow…

Darling Downs Zoo

Who knew there was such a cool zoo so close to us??? Well, I did  but I had never been to the Darling Downs Zoo before. I needed to find a reason to get the kids out of the house during the school holidays and a trip to the zoo…