Mount Tomah Botanic Garden (2013)

Sunday, 10 March 2013
Little wattlebird Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

If you’re making your annual trip to the “Plants With Bite” Display and Fair at the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, you really should take some time to walk through the gardens as well, especially if the weather is good. The place is beautifully maintained and full of interesting plants and wildlife.

These photos are the result of an hour’s walk-and-stalk. Weather: warm and very slightly hazy, with high cloud and bright sunlight.

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Magpies

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen)

A visit with friends at their home in a sclerophyll forest on the Central Coast last Sunday afforded me a chance to photograph an Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen) and its young.

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