Category Archives: Nature

Karloo Pool Walk – 12 December 2017

This was a very enjoyable half day walk to the Karloo Pool in Royal National Park. The walk was organised by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW, As well as Brian, there was Theo, Ken, Peter, John … Continue reading

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Cooks River and Tempe Wetland Birds – 11 December 2017

I spent a very interesting morning observing and photographing some of the birds in my local area. I started down at Gough Whitlam Park on the Cooks River. I was looking for a Striated Heron nest – which I saw, … Continue reading

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Oatley Park – More Nature Photography – 10 December 2017

I enjoyed another nice day wandering around the tracks at Oatley Park. This turned out to be a very similar trip, both in route and with what I observed to my previous trip a few weeks earlier. I started out … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe Wetlands – 9 December 2017

I headed to Tempe Wetlands early in the morning to join the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird survey. Early on one of the members noticed a Willie Wagtail sitting on a nest fairly close to one of the tracks. … Continue reading

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The Gap to Dover Heights – 6 December 2017

I caught a ferry to Watsons Bay and then walked out to The Gap on the afternoon. My aim was to look for the raptors I had seen earlier. It was stormy when the ferry left the Quay and the … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – Visit on 5 December 2017

Another pleasant day at the Zoo. I had heard about a new baby Chimpanzee – that was something to look out for. But on the day was being able to get some reasonable photos of a playful Platypus in the … Continue reading

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Northern Beaches – Looking for Raptors – 2 December 2017

I had seen some photos posted on social media of raptors in the Northern Beaches area and thought it may be worth going up to see if I could get my own photos. I caught one of the new B … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Walk – 29 November 2017

I was heading up the mountains. Later in the day, I would be attending a meeting at Springwood, so I thought it would be nice to do a walk in that area first. I got off the train at Faulconbridge … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek Nature Walk – 28 November 2017

I spent a few hours in the afternoon wandering along the Two Valleys Track at Wolli Creek between Bardwell Park and Turrella and back. I was hoping to spot the Spinebills I had seen a few days earlier – but … Continue reading

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Nature at Wolli Creek – 25 November 2017

I had a function to attend at lunchtime at Bardwell Park and I thought it would make a good day if I did some walking along the Two Valleys Track, before and after the function. I caught a bus to … Continue reading

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