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Birds in Baths

Birds in Baths

Monday, April 18, 2016

Citizen science, even though a very old concept, has gained a lot of traction lately as a way to engage people with science to aid conservation. By including citizen scientists in solving conservation issues we are stronger together and the Bathing Birds study is a perfect example of this.   Read the full post

The birds are calling – here’s where you can find them

The birds are calling – here’s where you can find them

Friday, March 25, 2016

The Gold Coast has what takes to be a top birdwatching destination. This is what a few local nature and bird enthusiasts already knew when they got together to put together the “Bird Places of the Gold Coast” brochure.   Read the full post

Keep It Down! Noisy wildlife and their (not) sleeping human neighbours

Keep It Down! Noisy wildlife and their (not) sleeping human neighbours

Friday, March 11, 2016

I love our wildlife, but sometimes they can be a bit noisy. There are the obvious candidates such as cicadas (did you know that the Australian Greengrocer cicada has the loudest known call of any insect on Earth?), flying fox camps and a lone mosquito once the lights have gone out, but the one that has been giving me sleepless nights lately is the iconic Laughing Kookaburra.   Read the full post

Up close with nature photography

Up close with nature photography

Friday, February 19, 2016

My photography journey really developed after learning about macro photography, which is extreme close-up photography, producing photographs of small items larger than life size. I was doing local workshops and bought my first camera, the Nikon D300, from my mentor.  Read the full post

Managing Rats of the Sky

Managing Rats of the Sky

Friday, January 22, 2016

The Indian Myna - if you live in a Brisbane you would have surely come across one.  Read the full post

Finding the Eastern Bristlebird with a dog

Finding the Eastern Bristlebird with a dog

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

This is Penny. She is a two and a half year old English Springer Spaniel who loves working hard to save endangered species, for the ultimate reward of chasing her tennis ball.  Read the full post