Category Archives: Sydney

Cooks River Birds – 17 February 2018

I went down to the Cooks River in the late afternoon to see what birds were out. I had an unsuccessful look for the Tawny Frogmouth family at the Dog Area, and there were not too many birds out at … Continue reading

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Fix Public Transport Rally – 17 February 2018

I attended the Fix Public Transport Rally held in the city and completed the march with a large crowd from Hyde Park, through the city to end at Martin Place. The present government has unfortunately neglected spending money on public … Continue reading

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Nature at Bicentennial Park – 14 February 2018

This was a short visit to the park. It turned out to be a very hot day, so I cut my visit short and headed home earlier than previous visits. Like before, I walked into the park from Concord West … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – 13 February 2018

This was another nice day at the Zoo. I arrived late due to a fire near Circular Quay – and instead of train and then a ferry to the Zoo, I caught the bus from Sydenham to the Zoo. Here … Continue reading

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More Interesting Local Bird Observations – Cooks River – 9 February 2018

This time I was joined by Digi Dave and we spent an interesting and enjoyable few hours on the Cooks River near the Old Sugar Mill. We spent our time between the Dog Area and the Boat Harbour. On the … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 8 February 2018

More local birdlife. During the afternoon, I cycled down the Cook River Cycleway to Barton Park, and there visited the Landing Lights Wetland. I then continued on to where the Cooks River flows into Botany Bay. I later returned the … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 6 February 2018

I spent a few hours in the afternoon down on the Cooks River photographing the birds. I started at the Dog Area and looked without success for the Tawny Frogmouth family. Downstream was a nice Cormorant sitting on a pipe … Continue reading

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Manly to The Spit Walk – 5 February 2018

This was a very pleasant walk along a nice part of Sydney Harbour. It was organised by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW. On the walk was Brian, Chris, Mary, Maureen, Mary 2, Derek, Roy and myself. … Continue reading

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Local Birdlife 3 – 4 February 2018

Over the weekend I made a visit to Wolli Creek and two visits to the Cooks River to look at birdlife and other aspects of Nature. Firstly, Wolli Creek on Saturday morning –

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Cooks River – Birds and a King Tide – 1 February 2018

The Supermoon had produced another King Tide, so I ventured agin down to the Cooks River for some photos. A month earlier, there had been a King High Tide (and that was about 4 cm higher) and then I had … Continue reading

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