Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tempe and Cooks River Birds – 20 May 2018

I spent a very interesting day along parts of the Cooks River looking for and photographing birds. I started out by cycling to the Tempe Wetlands. I was on the lookout for honeyeaters – but I did not find all … Continue reading

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North Head Walk – 18 May 2018

This was another walk with the National Parks Association of NSW organised by Brian Everingham. This time in the party were¬†Brian, Sue, Esther, Lydia, Ron, Sue 2, Sue 3, James, Gary and myself. Some of us met up on the … Continue reading

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Birds at the Tempe – 17 May 2018

I spent a very worthwhile morning wandering around the Tempe Wetlands and surrounding areas photographing the birds. One remarkable thing was the number of birds flying from south to north overhead. They seemed to be honeyeaters. Perhaps a mixture of … Continue reading

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Wattamolla Walk – 16 May 2018

This was a walk of the National Parks Association of NSW organised by Brian Everingham. The purpose was to look at regeneration after the recent bushfire and to see how the replacement track work was proceeding. Brian was joined by … Continue reading

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Nature Along Wolli Creek – 15 May 2018

It had been a while since I had been along the Two Valleys Track down Wolli Creek, so I thought it was about time I visited my local patch of bushland. I caught a train to Bexley North Station and … Continue reading

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Wollondilly River Birds – 14 May 2018

I was ¬†fortunate to be able to join some other birds watchers and photographers on a trip to the Wollondilly Valley to observe an photograph some birds. We had great day and saw quite a few species. Here is some … Continue reading

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South Head, Watsons Bay to Dover Heights Walk – 13 May 2018

I completed a short walk from Watsons Bay, out to South Head and back and then along the coastal path from The Gap to Dover Heights. The weather was not that good for a longer walk – there was some … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe – 12 May 2018

I was originally planning to attend a field activity at Bola Creek in Royal National Park held by the Sydney Fungal Studies Group, but that event had been cancelled – due to forecast rain on the day, and also a … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – Visit on 11 May 2018

It had been a while since I had visited the zoo, and since the forecast was for it to be cold and windy, I thought the zoo could be a good venue. Even on a windy day, parts of the … Continue reading

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Fungi at Sassafras Gully – 10 May 2018

After returning recently from Tasmania, I was keen to check out one of my local areas – Sassafras Gully, at Springwood for fungi. Coachwood Glen had been very dry the week before, and that is usually a much moister place … Continue reading

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