Kangaroos are creatures of habit as you can see by their well worn paths across this paddock. Continue reading Kangaroo Trails
The playpus is an elusive creature and I doubt that I’ll ever be swift enough or patient enough to ever get a photo of one. But they are about and sometimes if you’re lucky a few bubbles can be spotted. Continue reading Watch Your Waste
June 9th 2017 This morning I was roused from my morning blog reading to the news that a whale had beached itself on nearby Sawtell beach, directly in front of the surf club. It was a sad sight to see … Continue reading Whale beached at Sawtell
Sooty Oyster Catchers on oysters in Bonville Creek, Sawtell Continue reading Sooty Oyster Catchers
Spotted in the dunes of Port Stephens, NSW. The discarded brick gives an idea of the size of this fellow. And just in case anyone is wondering…no I didn’t pick up the brick and dispose of it in the bin! Continue reading Sun Baking
I had been waiting for ten years to see the Stromatolites at Hamelin Pool in WA, they are supposedly the oldest living organisms on earth at 3,500 million years (that’s a lot of zeroes). After staring at them for a full half hour I must say that I am still none the wiser. Woody wanted to know if they light up at night! Our mate Dee called them tomatolites. Stromatolites, Hamelin Pool, WA Continue reading Please Explain?
Bush flies are ENT specialists because they always go for the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Continue reading The Doctor is In
Nullarbor 2015 Confused with multiple time zone changes as we cross the Nullarbor Plain we wake at 5:00am and it is broad daylight. When we open the door the flies are waiting and zoom in. Damn I’d only just managed to kill the ants that took up residence in the fridge. Yep that’s right they were inside the fridge busily doing what ants do. Now the flies want my breakfast. We haven’t seen any live animals since the emus around Port Augusta and very little road kill. I think the insects are dominating out here. Continue reading The Ants Reign