Tag Archives: Tempe Reserve

Tempe and Cooks River Birds – 20 May 2018

I spent a very interesting day along parts of the Cooks River looking for and photographing birds. I started out by cycling to the Tempe Wetlands. I was on the lookout for honeyeaters – but I did not find all … Continue reading

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Birds at Tempe – 12 May 2018

I was originally planning to attend a field activity at Bola Creek in Royal National Park held by the Sydney Fungal Studies Group, but that event had been cancelled – due to forecast rain on the day, and also a … Continue reading

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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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Birds at Tempe Wetlands and the Cooks River – 13 January 2018

It was the second Saturday on the month so I joined the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird survey at Tempe Wetlands and Reserve.  I then headed up the Cooks River to look for the tawny Frogmouth chicks one again. … Continue reading

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Tempe Birds – 3 January 2018

After photographing the King High Tide, I cycled around Tempe Reserve looking to see what birds where out. I spotted a few Koels – male and female near the saltmarsh –

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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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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 Tempe Wetlands – 14 October 2017

I joined the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird count at Tempe Wetlands and Tempe Reserve. The group met at the wetlands at 7:30 am and then broke into two subgroups – one to survey the wetlands and the other … Continue reading

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Cooks River Bike Ride – 25 September 2017

Chuin Nee had invited me to join her and her young son Jasper on a bike ride along the Cooks River Cycleway. We rode from Dulwich Hill to the river and then along to Tempe. We then crossed the Princess … Continue reading

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