Author Archives: Dave Noble

Malabar Headland – Birds and Whales – 13 July 2018

I had an interesting time on a walk out to Boora Point on Malabar Headland. I deliberately walked slowly out to Magic Point and then to Boora Point. This allowed me to look for whales and birds. On the way … Continue reading

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A New Pass on Lockleys Pylon – 12 July 2018

Bob had suggested this trip for a while. Earlier he had seen, from Pulpit Rock Lookout, a possible new pass on the side of Lockleys Pylon in the Grose Valley. He knew of a climbers pass from the Lockleys Pylon … Continue reading

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Birdwood Gully – Fungi and Orchids – 11 July 2018

This was an opportunity to catch up with an old friend – Don, and his daughter Elata and her cousin Elena for a nice walk down Birdwood Gully at Springwood. We were looking for fungi – but not a lot … Continue reading

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Dover Heights to Watsons Bay – 10 July 2018

I recently walked this section of the Coastal Path in stormy weather. This time, a fine day was forecast, so to make things more interesting I caught and early train to Bondi Junction and an early bus to Dover Heights … Continue reading

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Fungi at Ferndale Park – 8 July 2018

I made another visit to Ferndale Park at Chatswood to see how the fungi was going. There was still not a lot of fungi out compared to previous years, but conditions were not too bad. Quite a few coral fungi … Continue reading

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Fungi at Wolli Ck – 7 July 2018

I joined The Sydney Fungal Studies Group Inc for their field activity at Wolli Creek. The activity was held in conjunction with the Wolli Creek Preservation Society. We met at Girrahween Park at Earlwood, and then split into two groups … Continue reading

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Bundeena to Marley Walk – 6 July 2018

David Hufton was keen on a walk, and after some discussion we decided to walk down part of the coastline in Royal National Park – from Bundeena to Marley. I was after some photos of whales, but the only ones … Continue reading

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Kites, Kestrels and Kiama – The Kiama Coast Walk – Northern Section – 5 July 2018

I travelled down by train with Bob to do the Kiama Coast Walk between Minnamurra and Kiama. After getting off the train, we made our way to the start of the Coastal Path near the Minnamurra River. It was a … Continue reading

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Fungi of the Lane Cove Valley – 4 July 2018

It had been a while since I had been down the Lane Cove Valley looking for fungi, and since that trip there had been a reasonable amount of rain, so I though a trip worthwhile. It was. I was surprised … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Fungi – 3 July 2018

As it had been so dry, I had not not bothered to visit Sassafras Gully to look for fungi for a fair while. But recently, there had been some rain – although the mid mountain had had far less than … Continue reading

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