Tag Archives: wildlife

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Seaworld and Whale Watching

Another epiphany we came across in Queensland is morning comes SOOOO early.  Like around 4.30am.  We’d wake up in bright daylight thinking OMG  slept in.. .check the watch.. nope.. its 4.45am!  Queenslanders say they don’t […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Day 3

With Carole on crutches today we did a more sedate 4WD trip this morning with Matt to Moonlight Crag and then to Lukes Farm for damper and billy tea.  Matt kept an interesting and informative […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park

“Four years after the arrival of the O’Reilly family in 1911 Lamington National Park was declared, effectively isolating the O’Reillys from the outside world. While Lamington wasn’t Queensland’s first national park it is the most […]

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo is set on approx 560 acres within the Werribee Park Precinct in K Road Werribee.   Its neighbours in the Werribee Park Precinct, are the historic Werribee Mansion and the Victorian State […]

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Rambling Outback NSW – Day 2, Mildura to Broken Hill

Mildura Tuesday morning, as pre-arranged the night before, everyone was up in the dark, out the door by 6am and heading down to the Mildura Wharf for sunrise.  The river was still and quiet, save […]

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Serendip Sanctuary

Serendip Sanctuary is open grasslands and wetlands just an hour out of Melbourne near Avalon Airport in Lara.    Some 150 species of birds visit and breed at the sanctuary, and with excellent bird hides your […]

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Birds and the Western Treatment Plant

Back in March I took a trip down to Lake Borrie at the Western Treatment Plant in Werribee.  Its reputed to have ‘tens of thousands’ of birds attracted to its wetlands and lagoons.   While I […]

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Tropical North Queensland

One of my favourite places on earth is Tropical North Queensland. Actually, correction, its my most favourite place.  Its warm, usually sunny, the people are beyond anyones yardstick for friendly, and the lifestyle is so […]

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Reptiles!

One of the benefits of being in a camera or photography group, is strength of numbers.  Numbers that allow us to book or attend events, not normally open to the public.  Hence our Reptiles day. […]

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A Bird In The Hand

………is much easier to photograph than in flight. Along with a posse of photographers  we headed up road to Garibaldi (just a hop, skip and a jump from Ballarat).  We had planned a private shoot […]

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island,  had been on my bucket list for some time.  Its part of South Australia, is 155 km long,  and lies just off the coast of Adelaide.  To get there you either take the […]

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The Grampians

The Grampians, (Gariwerd) is a series of rugged sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife. One of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations, its the destination of day trippers and campers,  who come for the […]

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