Natural Beauty of Wilsons Promontory

December 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Wilsons Promontory, also known as "the Prom", is one of those special places to go to admire spectacular scenery and the beauty of nature. There are a variety of different walks from short walks to day walks as well as overnight walks. Earlier this year I enjoyed a 4 day weekend full of walking and photography. Tidal River Looking out to Mount...
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Last of the Birdsville Track

November 18, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Another early morning start for a 3km walk out to the sand dune behind Mungerannie to look for Eyrean Grasswren. Right at the 3km point we finally saw a pair of Eyrean Grasswrens. I had seen them on the trip last year but it was great to see them again. We then went to look for Banded Whiteface. This was a bird I had missed seeing last year. We tri...
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Mungerannie and the Elusive Grey Falcon

November 04, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The next part of the trip involved a drive from Leigh Creek to Mungarannie. We stopped briefly at Farina to see the ruins and look for birds. There were a few White-breasted Woodswallows. Nothing else too exciting. We stopped for some photos of the ruins. After reaching Marree we turned onto the Birdsville Track. The timing of the trip was not i...
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Hawker to Leigh Creek

October 17, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
An early morning so breakfast in the room before heading out to Stokes Hill in the Flinders Ranges. We headed out along the ridge line in search of Grasswrens. It didn't take too long before a pair of Short-tailed Grasswrens were sighted. They were moving pretty fast and at a distance so photos were a bit tricky. After that we headed back down...
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Adelaide to Hawker

October 09, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Today was the first official day of a private trip I joined for 6 days up the Birdsville Track. We drove from Adelaide to Hawker. It started out as a pretty dark drizzly day so there were not too many opportunities for photos. We saw Adealide Rosella and then stopped for Slender-billed Thornbill. We stopped along the coast for waders but there were...
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