NATURE

The Cicada season

In one of Aesop’s fables, a hungry fox tries to lure a singing cicada down from a tall tree by by flattery . . .

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The magic of birds ~ recent photographs 

And it’s not just their visual beauty . . . the dawn chorus is awesome at this time of the year and probably good for you . .

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Happy 50th Birthday NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, Oct 8

I discovered a wonderful musician, read a few poems and gave a brief introduction to the origins of National Parks in Australia.

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Stop Adani, Coffs Harbour

One of 50 odd community actions happening across Australia on Saturday Oct 8, spelling out what we need to do!

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Spring walk, Trial Bay, after the burning

It was a humid night with rain forecast and at dusk the fireflies put on a spectacular show, many more than last year and a week earlier.

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First Day of Spring – flowers, birds, insects

We were enjoying a sunset BBQ on the beach with friends and being distracted by the birds, various cormorants, herons, egrets, gannets out to sea, the Ospreys and a White-bellied Sea Eagle . . .

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White-breasted Woodswallows – photos

They are wonderful aerial movers and seem to have personalities even on the wire.

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We can’t see the damage being done to the environment

An engineered containment cell  . . .

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Adani Coal Mine

‘In the battle for the planet’s climate future, Australia’s Adani mine is the line in the sand.’ Bill McKibben

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Eastern Grey Kangaroos

They are ecological wonders . . .

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