Monthly Archives: November 2016

October Creek and the Zig Zag Walk – 26 – 27 November 2016

John and Chuin Nee and invited me to join them and their boys, Jasper and Sebastian, on a camping trip up the Blue Mountains. We discussed places to camp and decided to visit the campsite at October Creek. October Creek … Continue reading

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Wollangambe Canyon – 23 November 2016

I headed up the mountains with Bob planning to do a canyon near Mt Wilson. We had ropes and abseiling gear and also lilos – so had the flexibility to do a range of canyons depending on the conditions. We … Continue reading

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More Birds of the Cooks River – 17 and 20 November 2016

I spent a few hours on two days recently along the Cooks River and (on the second trip) at the Landing Lights Wetland (which is in the catchment) photographing birds and other animals. On both trips I looked to see if … Continue reading

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Woronora River Ramble – 18 November 2016

I spent a pleasant day with Digi Dave at the Woronora River recently. We were mainly looking for birds and orchids to photograph. We found quite a few birds – but none of them were really interesting and no orchids … Continue reading

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The Pterodactyl Cave and a Short Canyon – 16 November 2016

I had recently seen some photos of The Pterodactyl Cave on social media (such as this one taken by climbing photographer Kamil Sustiak) and it was featured in a story in Vertical Life online climbing magazine. But it didn’t seem to match any … Continue reading

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Photographing The Supermoon – 14 November 2016

I was not very hopeful I would be able to photograph the Supemoon. Not long before dusk it was raining. But when I checked the weather radar, the rain seemed to be rapidly moving offshore – so I though it … Continue reading

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Nature along the Cooks River and Wolli Creek – 14 November 2016

On this day, in the morning, I headed down to the Cooks River to see if I could locate the two sets of Tawny Frogmouth families. I could only find one of them – two chicks with one of their … Continue reading

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Waterfall to Heathcote Walk – 10 October 2016

I forgot to record this walk I did over a month ago. It was a fairly ordinary walk from Waterfall to Heathcote via Uloola Falls and the Karloo Pool but there was a fair bit of nature on display – … Continue reading

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Karloo Pool and Kangaroo Creek – 12 November 2016

Another hot day was forecast, and I accepted an invitation to join friends for a walk from Heathcote to Kangaroo Creek in Royal National Park. In the part were Su Li, Brent, Steffy, Martin, Chuin Nee, John, Jasper, Sebastian and … Continue reading

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Erskine Creek Walk – 12 November 2016

Bob was back from a trip overseas and was keen on a walk. He had Saturday free, so we met at Glenbrook and then headed into the national park. It was quite a hot day, and our plan was to … Continue reading

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