22 Apr 2017

LCC Autumn Teatrees and Wattle

Woolly Teatree Leptospermum lanigerum


River Teatree Leptospermum obovatum


Prickly Teatree Leptospermum continentale


Wedge-leaf Wattle buds Acacia pravissima


Red-leaf wattle buds Acacia rubida


Blackwood buds Acacia melanoxylon


A bit confused that some buds starting to open a few flowery bits


A very tiny Wahlenbergia sp. possibly gracilis


Pasture Day Moth Apina callisto



17 Apr 2017

Marshall's Break

Prickly Teatree Leptospermum continentale


Some younger and some older fruit


Brittle Gum Eucalyptus mannifera


Brittle Gums with bright green Cherry Ballarts Exocarpos cupressiformis


Cherry Ballart bark with a White-spotted Jumping Spider and it's prey Sandalodes scopifer


Prickly Broom-heath Monotoca scoparia starting to flower


Common Prettymouth Calostoma fuscum


Views



16 Apr 2017

Narooma

Sweet Pittosporum Pittosporum undulatam is everywhere



Coast Banksia Banksia integrifolia


Flowers of Grey Mangrove Avicennia marina


Burrawang- a cycad. Macrozamia communis



Pigface Caprobrotus glaucescens


Yellow Pittosporum Pittosporum revolutum at Mogo. The outer skin of the fruit looks like citrus.



Obligatory photo of Australia Rock- it's the rock at the end of the headland with a hole in it shaped like Australia.



Gulaga - Mother Mountain (Mt Dromedary) - overlooking Wagonga Inlet and Narooma.


Baranguba (Montague Island) off the coast on the left. Baranguba, the eldest of Gulaga's two sons, went to live in the sea.





25 Mar 2017

Stony Creek Views

A stand of Scribbly Gums Eucalyptus rossii with Murrumbidgee River in view.


The Scribbly's with Mt McDonald behind


The next stand along the track are the Red Stringybarks Eucalyptus macrorhyncha


Clear delineation between Nature Reserve and farmland. Recovering Grass Trees Xanthorrhoea australis in the foreground.


Common Browns Heteronympha merope were everywhere today. This is a female.


This once enormous tree now just a thin strip of outer shell, still standing.


View to Mt Dowling and into NSW



20 Mar 2017

Callum Brae

Box Mistletoe Amyema miquelii flowers opening




A large Wolf Spider Lycosa spp.


A tiny Jewel Spider Austracantha minax




A little Mantisfly - family Mantispidae - not a Praying Mantis, more like a Lacewing


17 Mar 2017

Urambi Hills

Views of Bullen and Tidbinbilla Ranges from Urambi


Kurrajong Brachychiton populneus



Fallen seed pods of Kurrajong





A Eucalyptus Tip Bug nymph Amorbus spp.


Female Green form of Yellow-winged Locust Gastrimargus musicus


Not a native, but it was delicious.