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Thermal imaging try-out

I was lucky enough to be able to borrow a FLIR thermal imaging camera for a night, last November. I didn’t go far, just in the bush around the house. The experience of walking just with the FLIR, without a … Continue reading

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July-August 2017

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April 2017

Having not posted for a while, I’m filling in with pics of the forest and other goings-on from 2017.    

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A memorable day – whipbirds, swallowtails, doves and beetles

Whoa, 12 months since the last post! Anyway, the events of yesterday are worth recording. First, a call distinctly like a whipbird, though likely just seriously good mimicry by a Golden Whistler, came to my attention mid-morning. After all, there … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve visitors

Some gate-crashers arrived on NYE – a motley bunch, but colourful. It’s always a pleasure to see the Golden Stag Beetle. A preying mantis at the light didn’t seem to bother the local moths, who seemed happy to land on the big … Continue reading

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How the mighty fall

Though our forest contains lots of trees, really big, old trees are few in number. Without these big trees, generally Manna Gums and Blue Gums (E. viminalis and E. bicostata, respectively), the forest couldn’t support the Greater Glider families (Petauroides volans) … Continue reading

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Fancy a bit of crumpet?

Seriously, though it looks a bit like a crumpet, I can’t find this fungus in any of my ID guides. Here are two more images.

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