Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Gap to Dover Heights Walk – 25 January 2018

I had the afternoon free after a morning spent in the city, so I caught a ferry to Watsons Bay and then set off along the Coastal Path heading south. The weather was fairly dull, so not that atmospheric for … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 24 January 2018

I had been lucky on some recent trip to the Cooks River where I had been photographing the birdlife. Digi Dave was keen to see and photograph some of the birds, so he joined me on the afternoon. We started … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 23 January 2018

With the new set of Tawny Frogmouth chicks I have been checking out the birds of the Cooks River somewhat more frequently. On this day I spent two hours during the morning down at the river. The Tawny Frogmouth family … Continue reading

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Garigal National Park Walk – 22 January 2018

This was a pleasant walk, but undertaken on a very hot day, along part of Middle Harbour in Garigal National Park. We walked from Carroll Creek down to Middle Harbour Creek and then to Roseville Bridge. Then a little further … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 21 January 2018

I made two very interesting visits during the day to the Cooks River to look at the birdlife. The highlights of these visits were watching a Egret catching a lizard and then on the second visit seeing a Darter catching … Continue reading

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Anvil Rock Lookout and The Grand Canyon 19 – 20 January 2018

Earlier in the day, David Hufton and myself had visited Rocky Creek Canyon. We had intended to camp in that area, but a total fire ban meant that we would not be able to cook our dinner on our stoves, … Continue reading

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Rocky Creek Canyon – 19 January 2018

This was a very pleasant day of canyoning and photography in Rocky Creek Canyon. This trip was with David Hufton. The lighting in the canyon was very similar to that of my previous trip – quite harsh and contrasty. So … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 18 January 2018

I had been down to Royal National earlier in the day, and it had been quite hot, but later in the afternoon it was quite pleasant so, around 5 pm, I cycled down to the Cooks River to see how … Continue reading

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Wattamolla to Little Marley Walk – 18 January 2018

This was a nice walk in Royal National Park organised by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW. On the walk were Brian, Esther, Julie, Allen, John, Ken, Erden, Sue and myself. We started at Wattamolla where we … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Walk – 17 January 2018

I spent a pleasant day up at Springwood – walking down to Sassafras Gully and back. I was looking to see what orchids were out and what birds I could photograph. I did not expect any fungi – as I … Continue reading

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