Monthly Archives: June 2018

Dunphys and Duncans Passes – Narrow Neck – 21 June 2018

Over the years I had visited most of the Narrow Neck Passes but there was one I had not visited – Dunphys Pass. This was an early Narrow Neck pass found by Myles Dunphy and party. Bob suggested a walk … Continue reading

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Fungi at Ferndale Park and The Lane Cove River – 20 June 2018

There had been a reasonable amount of rain so I thought it worth checking out Ferndale Park for fungi. The park is only a short walk from Chatswood Station and I thought I could extend it a fair bit by … Continue reading

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La Perouse – Cape Banks Walk – 18 June 2018

This was a walk led by Brian Everingham for the National Parks Association of NSW. On the day, the weather forecast was for rain and wind. We had cold wind, but were lucky to not have any rain for the … Continue reading

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Coachwood Glen Fungi – 16 June 2018

I attended the Field Activity of the Sydney Fungal Studies Group Inc at Coachwood Glen in the Blue Mountains near Blackheath. On the day, the weather was quite cold and windy. It was fairly sheltered in the glen – being … Continue reading

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More Birds at Nurragingy – 15 June 2018

I spent another very enjoyable and interesting day at Nurragingy Reserve at Doonside. My main aim was to try and locate and photograph an Azure Kingfisher – a bird I cannot recall seeing before and certainly one I have never … Continue reading

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Shipley Plateau Walk and Lookouts – 14 June 2018

This was a walk with Bob where we visited an obscure track that starts on the Shipley Plateau. It is described on Allan Wells Website on his Blackheath Page – walk number 11. We started out on cold windy day … Continue reading

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Fungi at Ferndale Park – 13 June 2018

I thought it may be worth checking out Ferndale Park at Chatswood to see if any fungi was out. Looking at online weather data, it looks like  there  had been around 60 mm or rain in the area a few … Continue reading

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Vivid 2018 – Sydney’s Light Show

I have already posted some photos taken at Vivid. I also on two occasions took sequences of still photos  that I converted into time lapse sequences and then combined them together to make a longer video. Here it is –

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Wolli Creek – Birds and Fungi – 12 June 2018

I spent a pleasant day walking down the Two Valleys Track from Bexley North to Tempe. It had been raining and I was hoping some fungi would be out after such a poor fungi season so far. There was some … Continue reading

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Walking on the Long Weekend – The Capertee – Wolgan Divide 9 – 11 June 2018

The June Long Weekend is always a great time for bushwalking. Nice cool weather and often warm sun and nice high camps. This year a group of us wanted to head off, but where? We discussed a few possibilities and … Continue reading

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