Tag Archives: Cup and Saucer Creek Wetland

Cooks River Birds – 18 January 2018

I had been down to Royal National earlier in the day, and it had been quite hot, but later in the afternoon it was quite pleasant so, around 5 pm, I cycled down to the Cooks River to see how … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 15 January 2018

I headed down to the Cooks river with my camera mainly to check on the progress with the Tawny Frogmouth chicks. But on my visit, it was quite windy and one of the parent birds was sitting on top of … Continue reading

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Looking For New Tawny Frogmouth Chicks – 11 January 2018

Thanks to Jennifer, who lives along the Cooks River, I had heard that the Tawny Frogmouth pair that live near the Dog Area were raising a new set of chicks. I had seen these birds in October last year with … Continue reading

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More Local Birdlife – Cooks River, Tempe and Barton Park – 10 January 2018

I spent an enjoyable day along the Cooks River looking for and photographing some of the birdlife and other animals. I started off at Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands, where I was pleased to see a Purple Swamphen chick. Its … Continue reading

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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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Birds at Tempe Wetlands and the Cooks River – 11 November 2017

Early in the morning I joined the Tempe Birdos at the Tempe Wetlands for their monthly bird survey. It was nice to observe a reasonable number of birds at the Wetlands. Here are some of the birds we saw early … 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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Cooks River Birds – 3 October 2017

I spent a few hours in the afternoon along a short section of the Cooks River photographing some of the birds. I tried to look at the Tawny Frogmouth nest at the Boat Harbour, but some very aggressive Noisy Miners … Continue reading

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