Friday, July 31, 2009
The Yellow-billed Spoonbill is common in south-east Australia, not unusual on the remainder of the continent, and a vagrant to New Zealand, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
This is the most widespread ibis species, breeding in scattered sites in warm regions of the world.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The Nankeen Night Heron is also commonly referred to as the Rufous Night Heron. It is found throughout much of Australia except the arid inland.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
The Short-billed Black Cockatoo or Carnaby's Black Cockatoo is a cockatoo endemic to south-western Australia. This Cockatoo is listed as an Endangered species.
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Today's bird is the White-Faced Heron. It is also known as the Blue Crane or White-fronted Heron and is common throughout most of Australasia.
Saturday, July 25, 2009
The Royal Spoonbill (also known as the Black-billed Spoonbill) occurs in intertidal flats and shallows of fresh and saltwater wetlands in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.
One of Australia's most famous little creatures - the koala! It is an arboreal marsupial native to Australia.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Today's 'creature' is the Tawny Frogmouth. He obligingly sat and posed on his keeper's hand for me and after his photo shoot, scoffed down two small mice. Whole!
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
Hurstbridge General Store was our much needed stop for a hot latte and a fresh-from-the-oven sausage roll on a cold Sunday morning. The store is over 100 years old and was built when the railway was extended to Hurstbridge in anticipation of the expansion of the town