Category Archives: Wildlife and Nature

Little Corellas

Hey a new bird! After 10 months in Sydney we found a new bird called a Corella – they look a bit like cockatoos, but without the yellow crests – so maybe we saw them before but didn’t notice. They … Continue reading

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Lyrebirds

Time for a new animal! Down in the valley of the Blue Mountains there was a Lyrebird. Only one 😦 Also, this was an unspectacular one wihout an exciting colourful tail that they are known for – but hey – … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

It was my BIRTHDAY – Whoo Hoo! – and this Pommie was going Whale Watching. It very nearly didn’t happen due to the WORST WEATHER ever seen in Sydney – it was pretty bad – flooding, rain, winds – FOR … Continue reading

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Penguins!

Yes – there are penguins in Melbourne. Penguins less than 5 miles from the CBD! 🙂 (That’s city centre to us Pommies) The penguins in question are called Little Penguins or Fairy Penguins, and they are the smallest members of … Continue reading

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Dolphins

Dolphins in the harbour! YAY! We weren’t even on a boat – merely on a walk less than 5km from the CBD – to me that is a fantastic thing. Unfortunately our cameras/photography skills are not quite as awesome, and … Continue reading

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Ibis

Brisbane seems to have a lot of Ibis around – or more specifically Australian White Ibis

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Spider caught in the act!

Look at this! How cool is this? One morning I found a spider in the middle of building a new web. He was halfway through and going at a cracking pace – I’ve never seen a ‘live web-spinning’ event before … Continue reading

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