Tag Archives: Cooks River Birds

Cooks River and Tempe Wetland Birds – 11 December 2017

I spent a very interesting morning observing and photographing some of the birds in my local area. I started down at Gough Whitlam Park on the Cooks River. I was looking for a Striated Heron nest – which I saw, … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe Wetlands – 9 December 2017

I headed to Tempe Wetlands early in the morning to join the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird survey. Early on one of the members noticed a Willie Wagtail sitting on a nest fairly close to one of the tracks. … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe Wetlands – 27 November 2017

I spent a pleasant afternoon at Tempe wetlands photographing birds (and a few lizards). I was unable to spot the rails I had seen on previous trips. They had been at the upper pool, and this has filled up even … Continue reading

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Tempe and Cooks River Birds and More – 21 November 2017

I made a short trip to the Tempe Wetlands looking for birds to photograph. As well as birds, I could not help noticing the large number of lizards (skinks) active in the area. 

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Back to the Cooks River – More Birds and a Turtle – 17 Nov 2017

During the morning I saw a picture on Facebook of the Tawny Frogmouth family at the Boat Harbour posted by Jennifer, a resident who lives close to the Boat Harbour. So that afternoon I cycled down to the Cooks River … Continue reading

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Tempe Wetlands and Cooks River – Birds and More – 16 Nov 2017

I decided I would make another trip down to Tempe Wetlands and have a look for more Rails. After that, I would make my way along the Cooks River and look for Tawnies. At the Tempe Wetlands I had no … Continue reading

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More Birds at Tempe – 12 November 2017

After having a most interesting day observing birds the day before, but missing seeing or photographing a particular bird, I again headed down to the Tempe Wetlands early in the morning. My main objective was to try and spot the … Continue reading

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Birds at the Cooks River and Barton Park – 5 November 2017

This was supposed to be a bushcare day at Barrenjoey, but it was called off due to rain. Later in the day, the rain had eased off a lot, so I rode my bike down to the Cooks River to … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 3 November 2017

I spent a very pleasant day on the Cooks River observing and photographing the birdlife between roughly Cup and Saucer Creek and the Alexandria Canal. I cycled between sites on the cycleway. I started at the Dog Area near Canterbury … Continue reading

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Nature Along The Cooks River – 25 October 2017

I spent a few hours cycling along the Cooks River Cycleway looking for birds and other wildlife to photograph. It was quite a hot day, and that may have meant that a lot of creatures were hiding in the shade. … Continue reading

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