Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nature Along The Cooks River – 25 October 2017

I spent a few hours cycling along the Cooks River Cycleway looking for birds and other wildlife to photograph. It was quite a hot day, and that may have meant that a lot of creatures were hiding in the shade. … Continue reading

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Canoe Creek – Colo River – Photo Walk 23-24 October 2017

David Hufton invited me to join him on a walk to the Colo River via Canoe Creek. It had been a fair few years since my last visit to this area that I was pleased to be able to go … Continue reading

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“Wayfaring in Wollemi” – New Book

I was very please to attend the launch of a new book by Andy Macqueen called “Wayfaring in Wollemi”. The book was launched at Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens on 22 October. It tells the stories of 28 people – explorers, … Continue reading

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The Old Hartley Shale Railway – 21 October 2017

A group of us were heading up the Blue Mountains on the weekend to attend a book launch at Mt Tomah the next day. We intended to camp that night at Mt Wilson so we could get to the book … Continue reading

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A Wet Walk at Blackheath – Colliers Causeway – 20 October 2017

Bob and myself had gone up the mountains and were wondering what bushwalk would be best. It was wet and misty and more rain was forecast during the day. I suggested the walk at Blackheath – through Centennial Glen, then … Continue reading

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Royal National Park – Northern Coastline – Photo Essay

Here are some photos of another trip to Royal National Park. This time I was concentrating on the area near Curracurrong and Eagle Rock. I walked there and back from Bundeena.

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Oatley Park – Nature Walk – 17 October 2017

This was a very pleasant walk around Oatley Park. It was organised by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association. In the party were Brian, Ken, Allen, Val, Sue, Esther, Peter, Theo, myself and we were later joined by Digi … Continue reading

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The Gap to Bondi Walk – 16 October 2017

This was a pleasant walk along the Coastal Track from The Gap to Bondi Beach. I started by catching a ferry to Watsons Bay and then walking the short distance to the reserve at The Gap. After a bit of … Continue reading

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Birds at Bicentennial Park – 15 October 2017

I spent a full day wandering around the wetlands in Bicentennial Park at Homebush Bay photographing the birdlife. There was a lot to see! Here are some of what I photographed. I have grouped them by species. But also some … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe Wetlands – 14 October 2017

I joined the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird count at Tempe Wetlands and Tempe Reserve. The group met at the wetlands at 7:30 am and then broke into two subgroups – one to survey the wetlands and the other … Continue reading

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