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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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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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Dover Heights to Watsons Bay Walk – 27 June 2018

It was a wet day, but I was keen to get outdoors, so I caught a train to Bondi Junction and then a bus to Dover Heights. I got off near the Rodney Reserve and walked to it from Military … Continue reading

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Observing Kingfishers at Nurragingy Reserve – 26 June 2018

I made a third visit to Nurragingy Reserve at Doonside with the principal goal of getting more photos of the pair of Azure Kingfishers that I had observed on my previous visit. When I arrived at the Reserve, around 8:30 … Continue reading

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Bola Creek – Fungi, and The Kingfisher Pool – 25 June 2018

I headed down to Bola Creek in Royal National Park with Digi Dave to look for and photograph any fungi that was out. We spent the morning in the Bola Creek area, then later, in the afternoon headed back to … Continue reading

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More Birds and Fungi at Wolli Creek – 24 June 2018

This was another trip from Bexley North to Tempe via the Two Valleys Track along Wolli Creek. I was hoping for a lot of fungi to be out, but I also carried the camera I usually use for bird photos. … Continue reading

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Illawarra Coast – Photo Trip – 22 June 2018

David Hufton was keen on a photographic trip to parts of the Illawarra Coast and invited me to join him. He wanted to visit some rock platforms and I suggested calling in to some wetlands along the way. I met … Continue reading

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Fungi at Ferndale Park and The Lane Cove River – 20 June 2018

There had been a reasonable amount of rain so I thought it worth checking out Ferndale Park for fungi. The park is only a short walk from Chatswood Station and I thought I could extend it a fair bit by … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek – Birds and Fungi – 12 June 2018

I spent a pleasant day walking down the Two Valleys Track from Bexley North to Tempe. It had been raining and I was hoping some fungi would be out after such a poor fungi season so far. There was some … Continue reading

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Nurragingy Reserve – 5 June 2018

This was my first visit to Nurragingy Reserve, a quite large park at Doonside. It is a remnant of Cumberland Plain Bushland with added lakes and ornamental gardens. It is a nice place to spend some time and certainly a … Continue reading

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