Category Archives: Birds

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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Birds at Tempe Wetlands – 27 November 2017

I spent a pleasant afternoon at Tempe wetlands photographing birds (and a few lizards). I was unable to spot the rails I had seen on previous trips. They had been at the upper pool, and this has filled up even … 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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Looking for Raptors – The Gap to Dover Heights – 23 November 2017

I spent a pleasant half day on the Coastal Path between The Gap and Dover Heights trying to spot and photograph some of the raptors that I had seen on my previous trip. In this I was at least partly … Continue reading

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Birds at Bicentennial Park – 22 November 2017

I spent an enjoyable few hours at Bicentennial Park at Homebush Bay observing and photographing birds. Here are some of my photos. First, a White Headed Stilt with chicks – 

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Tempe and Cooks River Birds and More – 21 November 2017

I made a short trip to the Tempe Wetlands looking for birds to photograph. As well as birds, I could not help noticing the large number of lizards (skinks) active in the area. 

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Back to Tempe Wetlands – 18 November 2017

I made a quick visit to Tempe Wetlands during the late afternoon. My main aim was to watch out for Rails, especially to look for a possible Lewin’s Rail. Earlier,  a pair of Buff-banded Rails had been observed at the … Continue reading

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Back to the Cooks River – More Birds and a Turtle – 17 Nov 2017

During the morning I saw a picture on Facebook of the Tawny Frogmouth family at the Boat Harbour posted by Jennifer, a resident who lives close to the Boat Harbour. So that afternoon I cycled down to the Cooks River … Continue reading

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