Friday, September 18, 2009

Mictis profana Crusader Bug

Crusader Bugs release a pungent smell when harassed by nosy photographers! Photographed here is a male.

Sunday, July 05, 2009

The same but not! (Limnodynastes dumerilii insularis)

This is a sub-species of the Banjo frog (photographed in earlier posts), It can be found in South - East Gippsland and comes out to forage on damp nights.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Polystigma punctata

Whilst most of the beetles in this family are dung feeders, these dudes have found their way out of the crap and into the soft sweet smelling bursaria flowers

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Black Saturday

I have no words for what happened in Victoria on the 7/2/09.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Black Birds

Although they sing a beautiful song, Blackbirds were introduced into Australia and are Vermin. We should NOT encourage these birds to nest in our back yards, by removing their nests as soon as they are located.