Category Archives: Sydney

Birds at Bicentennial Park – 18 August 2018

A spent a pleasant day at Bicentennial Park at Homebush Bay looking mainly at the birdlife. It was interesting to wander around observing Nature. It was a quite windy on the day and that may have limited what birds I … Continue reading

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Local Birds – Tempe Wetlands, Landing Lights Wetland and Cooks River – 14 August 2018

I spent a pleasant day cycling along local bike paths and stopping to look for and photograph the birdlife. I went down to the Cooks River Cycleway and first stopped at Gough Whitlam Park. Not too many birds around – … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – 12 August 2018

I spent a very enjoyable Sunday at Taronga Zoo trying to get photos of some of the animals. One reason for this visit was to see a new baby Otter. It was actually quite big.

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More Birds at Centennial Park – 7 August 2018

Two weeks earlier, I had visited Centennial Park on the lookout for some birds. A friend Ken Grittiths had posted some nice photos on social media, including some unusual ducks and a number of owl species. On my visit I … Continue reading

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Nature at Oatley Park – 4 August 2018

Having nothing better to do on a Saturday, I headed down to Oatley Park with my camera. It had been a while since I had visited the area. I walked there from Mortdale Station and entered the area via Lime … Continue reading

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Back to Tempe Wetlands and Tempe Reserve – 3 August 2018

I had visited Tempe wetlands four days earlier, but that visit was the last part of a walk down Wolli Ck and I dint spend very much time in the area. So I decided to go back – starting early … Continue reading

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Nurragingy Reserve – Birds – 2 August 2018

I made another visit to Nurragingy Reserve at Doonside to photograph the birdlife. I had failed to spot the Azure Kingfisher pair on my last visit. Perhaps I would have more luck this time? I had a rewarding day, although … Continue reading

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Malabar Headland – More Birds and Whales – 31 July 2018

Another trip to Malabar Headland. I was keen to return after photographing Kestrels and Peregrine Falcons on my last trip and well as some close ups of breaching whales. This time I was joined by Ken Griffiths, who is a … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek and Tempe Wetlands – 30 July 2018

It had been a while since had walked down Wolli Creek. At this time of the year I normally am on the lookout for fungi, but it has been so dry recently that I thought in most unlikely that I … Continue reading

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The Lunar Eclipse and some Coastal Walking – 28 July 2018

I made some plans to view the Lunar Eclipse and try and photograph the eclipsed Moon setting behind the city buildings. I thought about some good venues for this and then used the Photographers Ephemeris App to see which location … Continue reading

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