Monthly Archives: January 2018

Claustral Canyon – 14 January 2018

This was a pleasant trip down Claustral Canyon with a group of friends – Wendy (who organised the trip), Michael and Colin and his daughter Sam. I did not take any photos on the day, but instead shot some video. … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe Wetlands and the Cooks River – 13 January 2018

It was the second Saturday on the month so I joined the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird survey at Tempe Wetlands and Reserve.  I then headed up the Cooks River to look for the tawny Frogmouth chicks one again. … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Park Visit – 12 January 2018

I spent a pleasant afternoon wandering around the pools and foreshore at Bicentennial Park with my camera. I was mainly looking for birds, but the overwhelming noise was from cicadas. 

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Looking For New Tawny Frogmouth Chicks – 11 January 2018

Thanks to Jennifer, who lives along the Cooks River, I had heard that the Tawny Frogmouth pair that live near the Dog Area were raising a new set of chicks. I had seen these birds in October last year with … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Creek Walk – 11 January 2018

Kangaroo Creek is one of the major streams within Royal National Park. It starts near Waterfall and flows to join the Hacking River at Audley. On this walk, I started at Waterfall and walked down the creek to the Karloo … Continue reading

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More Local Birdlife – Cooks River, Tempe and Barton Park – 10 January 2018

I spent an enjoyable day along the Cooks River looking for and photographing some of the birdlife and other animals. I started off at Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands, where I was pleased to see a Purple Swamphen chick. Its … Continue reading

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Bowens Creek – North Branch Canyon – 8 January 2018

Bob and Doug were keen for a canyoning trip and had suggested the North Branch of Bowens Creek. I joined them. It had been a while since I have been down this branch from the top. This trip starts at … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 7 January 2018

This was the second canyon I visited with Albert for some canyon photography. A day of extreme heat was forecast and the Grand Canyon at Blackheath seemed like a good place to be in on such a day. As it … Continue reading

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Rocky Creek Canyon – 6 January 2018

The weather forecast for the weekend was for very hot conditions. Albert had suggested a canyoning photographic trip and this seemed like an ideal plan. We decided to visit Rocky Creek Canyon first. We headed to the carpark at Galah … Continue reading

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Nature at Oatley Park – 4 January 2018

I had a pleasant day with friends at Oatley Park. I headed down with Chuin Nee and her two young sons Jasper and Seby, and where joined there by her sister and her two children who were visiting from Singapore. … Continue reading

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