Monthly Archives: December 2017

Yileen Canyon – 23 December 2017

This was a pleasant outing with a large group of friends on quite a hot day. In the party were Su Li, Brent, Martin, Steffy, James, David W, Col, Sam, Stacey, Murray and myself. We parked on the Bell Road … Continue reading

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Koombandah Canyon – 21 December 2017

Bob was back from a few months working in USA and was keen to get out in the bush. He suggested a canyon. The forecast was for cooler weather and perhaps with some showers, so we chose to visit Koombandah … Continue reading

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Local Nature – Wolli Ck and Tempe Wetlands – 19 December 2017

I headed to Wolli Creek in the mid afternoon and wandered down the Two Valleys Track from Girrahween Park to Turrella Reserve. I wanted to see what was out. It was a hot day – and there were not that … Continue reading

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The SUBW Christmas Walk to the Coxs River 16 – 17 December 2017

Each year, not long before Christmas, a walk in organised by Sydney University Bushwalkers to the Coxs River. This year, the walk was organised by Ashley Burke. I had gone up to Blackheath with Wendy, and we had first made … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 16 December 2017

I was heading up the mountains with Wendy to attend the SUBW Christmas Walk to the Coxs River. Since it was a very hot day, we thought it would be nice to visit the Grand Canyon at Blackheath before walking … Continue reading

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Burning Palms and The Figure Eight Pool – 14 December 2017

A very hot day was forecast and David Hufton was keen on a walk that involved some swimming. We had originally intended to go to some pools near Campbeltown – but the forces there was for temperatures around 40°C – … Continue reading

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Cooks River and Tempe Birds – 13 December 2017

I went down in the afternoon to the Cooks River at Gough Whitlam Park to see if there was any activity at the Striated Heron Nest. I didn’t see any birds in their nest, but I did spot a Striated … Continue reading

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Karloo Pool Walk – 12 December 2017

This was a very enjoyable half day walk to the Karloo Pool in Royal National Park. The walk was organised by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW, As well as Brian, there was Theo, Ken, Peter, John … Continue reading

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Cooks River and Tempe Wetland Birds – 11 December 2017

I spent a very interesting morning observing and photographing some of the birds in my local area. I started down at Gough Whitlam Park on the Cooks River. I was looking for a Striated Heron nest – which I saw, … Continue reading

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Oatley Park – More Nature Photography – 10 December 2017

I enjoyed another nice day wandering around the tracks at Oatley Park. This turned out to be a very similar trip, both in route and with what I observed to my previous trip a few weeks earlier. I started out … Continue reading

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