Tag Archives: Landing Lights Wetland

Cooks River Birds – 6 May 2018

Another enjoyable day observing and photographing local birdlife. I cycled down to the Cooks River and then along to the Boat Harbour. Quite a few Cormorants were around, but I started watching a Striated Heron. It seemed to be ready … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 8 February 2018

More local birdlife. During the afternoon, I cycled down the Cook River Cycleway to Barton Park, and there visited the Landing Lights Wetland. I then continued on to where the Cooks River flows into Botany Bay. I later returned the … 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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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 – 4 October 2017

After my brief visit the afternoon before, I thought a full day could be spent along the Cooks River photographing the birds. This time I started by visiting the Boat Harbour and the Dog Area near Canterbury, then to the … Continue reading

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Birds at Barton Park and Landing Lights Wetland – 22 September 2017

This was a very pleasant afternoon spent wandering around Barton Park and the Landing Lights Wetland with Digi Dave  photographing the birdlife. Here are some more photos –

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Local Birds – Cooks River and Barton Park – 2 September 2017

I spent a very pleasant day cycling along the Cooks River Cycleway, from the Boat Harbour to Botany Bay and back stopping along the way to photograph the birds. I spent most of my time at the Landing Lights Wetland … Continue reading

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Local Birdlife – 20 August 2017

I spent an enjoyable few hours with camera and bike – along the Cooks River and then along the cycleway to the Landing Lights Wetland at Barton Park. Quite a few birds were out. Here are some photos – 

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Local Birds – 27 and 29 July 2017

I recently spent part of two days photographing the local birdlife. The venues included the Cooks River, The Landing Lights Wetland and Botany Bay at the mouth of the cooks River. Here is a selection of photos – 

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Save Barton Park – Urgent Action Needed!

There is at present a very alarming development proposal to relocate a private golf course to public land at Barton Park near Arncliffe. If it goes ahead this development will be very detrimental to important remnant wetland areas in the Cooks River … Continue reading

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