Tag Archives: Tempe Wetlands

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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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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Birds alongs the Cooks River and Tempe Wetlands – 24 September 2017

This was a pleasant day cycling along the Cooks River Cycleway from near Cup and Saucer Creek to the Tempe Wetlands photographing the birdlife. I spotted two sets of nesting Tawny Frogmouths – one near the Boat Harbour and one … Continue reading

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Tempe Wetlands – 9 September 2017

I was free on Saturday, so was able to join the Tempe Birdos at their monthly bird count at the Tempe Wetlands and the adjoining Tempe Reserve. Lots of interesting birds were out, including some very young Moorhen and Coot … 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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100 Birds and Still Counting – 10 September 2016

The local bird group – The Tempe Birdos has recently added a 100th bird to their bird list for birds seen at the Tempe Wetlands and Tempe Reserve. This is a fantastic achievement from a dedicated group of citizen scientists. … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 22 May 2016

This was a nice bike ride along the cycleways of the Cooks River visiting some of the wetlands and photographing the birds. The first place  I stopped was Gough Whitlam Park. The I cycled to TheLanding Lights Wetland at Rockdale. … Continue reading

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Nature on the Cooks River – 2 March 2016

It was a hot day, and better suited to some relaxing photography than something too active. In the morning, I cycled down to the Cooks River with my camera. I went up to the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands and … Continue reading

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Nature at Tempe Wetlands – 14 November 2015

I joined the Tempe Birdos in the morning on Saturday for their monthly bird surveys at the Tempe Wetlands and the nearby park. We spotted and recorded a lot of birds despite some wet weather. After the bird surveying ended, … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birdlife – 12 August 2015

I joined Digi Dave with our bikes and cameras and spent an enjoyable afternoon along the Cooks River photographing the birds (and enjoying a bit of cycling). We started at the Cup and Saucer Creek Wetlands and after photographing there, … Continue reading

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