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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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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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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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Local Nature – Wolli Ck and Tempe Wetlands – 19 December 2017

I headed to Wolli Creek in the mid afternoon and wandered down the Two Valleys Track from Girrahween Park to Turrella Reserve. I wanted to see what was out. It was a hot day – and there were not that … Continue reading

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Cooks River and Tempe Birds – 13 December 2017

I went down in the afternoon to the Cooks River at Gough Whitlam Park to see if there was any activity at the Striated Heron Nest. I didn’t see any birds in their nest, but I did spot a Striated … Continue reading

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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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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 Tempe Wetlands – 18 November 2017

I made a quick visit to Tempe Wetlands during the late afternoon. My main aim was to watch out for Rails, especially to look for a possible Lewin’s Rail. Earlier,  a pair of Buff-banded Rails had been observed at the … Continue reading

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