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


16 Apr 2017


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.