Thursday, May 31, 2007

Best of friends.

I wonder who the Cattle Egrets associated with before European Settlement?

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Chestnut & Grey

Chestnut Teal like this pair, although relatively common, are one of my favourite duck species, only trailing the Mountain Duck and Pink Eared Duck.

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Acianthus exsertus

Mosquito and Gnatt Orchids are one of Australia's tiny orchid species, with flowers only reaching around 1cm in length.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Sacred Kingfisher

I found this little dude on the roadside near reedesdale a little while back now.
Emma would remember this one!

Tuesday, May 01, 2007


The Curl Snake (Suta Suta) is a inhabitant of the Northern Grasslands. It is so named after its intense curl like flicking motion that it does when threatened. Its venom has just been upgraded from not known to cause harm, to dangerously venemous (same classification as the brown and tiger snakes).