Tag Archives: Cooks River

Bike Ride to Botany Bay – 4 June 2017

John had just picked up his new cargo bike and was keen to take it for a ride. So he headed out along the Greenway for the Cooks River with Chuin Nee, Jasper and Sebastian. I met them on the … Continue reading

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More Local Stinkhorns – 3 April 2017

More recent rain has brought out more stinkhorns. Too much rain in fact – many of them have been a bit washed out. Here are some photos taken in parks at Dulwich Hill and along the Cooks River. So far … Continue reading

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Cooks River Fungi – 18 March 2017

With a lot of recent rain, fungi has been popping up in many places. I often go to the Cooks River for recreational cycling and also bird observing, but this time I thought I would go for a walk along … Continue reading

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Nature along the Cooks River – 7 December 2016

I wanted to get some video along the Cooks River to test out a new UAV. So I cycled down to the parks near Wardell Road and also took along my camera. As I rode along the cycleway, I saw … Continue reading

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Nature along the Cooks River and Wolli Creek – 14 November 2016

On this day, in the morning, I headed down to the Cooks River to see if I could locate the two sets of Tawny Frogmouth families. I could only find one of them – two chicks with one of their … Continue reading

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Nature along the Cooks River – 7 and 8 November 2016

I spent a pleasant few hours on Monday and Tuesday on the banks of the Cooks River between Dulwich Hill and Canterbury photographing the wildlife. On the Monday, I happened to bump into Ken, who had come along the week … Continue reading

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Tawny Frogmouths on the Cooks River 1-2 November 2016

Two years ago, there were two separate families of Tawny Frogmouths, living in the trees alongside the Cooks River. Both the families were two adults and two chicks. I didn’t see any last year. But, this year, there are again … 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 Shame! Its well past time for Container Deposit Legislation

While on the Cooks River yesterday, I took this photo – I think it says a lot. This is about 2 km downstream of a council installed boom across part of the river that successfully collects an enormous number of … Continue reading

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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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