Tag Archives: Birdlife of the Cooks River

Cooks River Birds – 8 September 2016

After being sick at home for the best part of a week with a bad cold, it was pleasant to get out and enjoy some local nature. I headed down to the Cooks River area to photograph some local wildlife. … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 22 May 2016

This was a nice bike ride along the cycleways of the Cooks River visiting some of the wetlands and photographing the birds. The first place ¬†I stopped was Gough Whitlam Park. The I cycled to TheLanding Lights Wetland at Rockdale. … Continue reading

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Landing Lights Wetland – A Visit on World Wetland Day – 2 February 2016

Brian Everingham had organised a visit to the Landing Lights Wetland in the Rockdale area for the National Parks Association to mark World Wetland Day. I joined his party. This wetland is just within the Cooks River Catchment. I had … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 19 January 2016

What have the birds along the Cooks River been up to. I went along the cycleway on my bike and took my camera to find out. Here are some pictures –

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Feeding Time – Cooks River Birds – 5 November 2015

It was interesting wandering along the Cooks River looking at the birdlife. I first noticed a white faced heron that had caught a small fish and then quickly ate it. I then went to the Cup and Saucer Creek wetland … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 16 August 2015

I spent another pleasant afternoon along the Cooks River photographing the birds. I started at Cup and Saucer Creek Wetland, but there was not too much happening there, so I rode my bike to the boat harbour, and there photographed … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birdlife – 12 August 2015

I joined Digi Dave with our bikes and cameras and spent an enjoyable afternoon along the Cooks River photographing the birds (and enjoying a bit of cycling). We started at the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands and after photographing there, … Continue reading

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Cooks River – Fungi and Birds – 28-29 March 2015

On Saturday on the weekend I had gone on a trip along Wolli Creek to check to see if any fungi was out. Things were very dry and I didn’t even bother to take out my camera. Riding back home, … Continue reading

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Dusky Moorhen Chicks at Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands – 16 December 2014

I went down to see how the birds were going along the Cooks River. It was a bit windy and the tide was high – so not too many birds along the mudflats. I headed up to Cup and saucer … Continue reading

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More New Arrivals – Dusky Moorhen Chicks on the Cooks River – 1 December 2014

I went down yesterday to the Cooks River with my camera. I cycled¬†along the river between the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands and the Tempe Wetlands.   The most interesting birds I photographed were these little Dusky Moorhen chicks that … Continue reading

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