Category Archives: Birds

Birds at Tempe – 13 May 2018

I was originally planning to attend a field activity at Bola Creek in Royal National Park held by the Sydney Fungal Studies Group, but that event had been cancelled – due to forecast rain on the day, and also a … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – Visit on 11 May 2018

It had been a while since I had visited the zoo, and since the forecast was for it to be cold and windy, I thought the zoo could be a good venue. Even on a windy day, parts of the … Continue reading

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Out and About at Oatley Park – 9 May 2018

I spent and very pleasant day at Oatley Park with Digi Dave. We walked along many of the tracks at the park and spent most of our time photographing the birds. One highlight was spotting an Eastern Spinebill. Here are … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 6 May 2018

Another enjoyable day observing and photographing local birdlife. I cycled down to the Cooks River and then along to the Boat Harbour. Quite a few Cormorants were around, but I started watching a Striated Heron. It seemed to be ready … Continue reading

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Birds at Bicentennial Park – 5 May 2018

I spent an interesting and enjoyable day at the wetlands at Bicentennial Park photographing the birds. Here are some of my photos. I managed to get a good sequence of a pelican catching and swallowing a fish – 

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Long Reef and Curl Curl – 9 April 2018

I spent a very pleasant day wandering along the coast from Collaroy to Curl Curl. I was mainly interested to see what birds I could spot – and I did see a reasonable number. I walked down Collaroy Beach and … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 8 April 2018

I spent an excellent morning down on the Cooks River – between Wardell Road and Canterbury Road. I cycled along the cycleway – on both sides of the river and had my camera handy. Here are some of what I … Continue reading

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Dharawal Nature Reserve Walk – 6 April 2018

This was a pleasant walk led by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW. As well as Brian, there were Allen, Ken, Suzanne, Esther, Gary, Bob, Derek and myself on  the walk. We first did the short walk … Continue reading

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Herons and a Darter – Cooks River Birds – 27 March 2018

I spent a pleasant few hours down on the Cooks River photographing some of the birds. I cycled down to the river and roads along to the Boat Harbour and then to the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 21 February 2018

Posting some now old photos of some of the local birds I saw about a month ago. These were all taken in the Boat Harbour – Cup and Saucer Creek part of the  Cooks River. Photos of a juvenile White … Continue reading

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