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19 Sep 2017

First Orchids

Apparently a very dry year, therefore few orchids about.

Dusky Fingers Caladenia fuscata



Blue Caladenia Cyanicula caerulea



Nodding Greenhood Pterostylis nutans



Wax Lip Orchid Glossodia major

11 Sep 2017

Gap Bluff

Coast Baksia Banksia integrifolia




Pigface Caprobrotus glaucescens


Sydney Golden Wattle Acacia longifolia





Pittosporum undulatum


Coastal Tea Tree Leptospermum laevigatum



She-oak Allocasuarina distyla





Spiny-headed Matrush Lomandra longifolia


Fuschia Heath Epacris longiflora


Views to Sydney Harbour's North Head


View east, out to sea


View south - can walk to Bondi from here


View west to the city


Gun emplacement from WWII era to defend the harbour - the gun was never installed.


2 Sep 2017

Sherwood

Red-leaf Wattle Acacia rubida



Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos were here Calyptorhyncus funereus



An orange lichen, maybe Teloschistes sp



Sherwood Homestead





19 Aug 2017

Blundell Hill

Hardenbergia  Hardenbergia violaceae


Possibly Gorse Bitter-pea Daviesia ulicifolia


Silver Wattle Acacia dealbata


Red-leaf Wattle Acacia rubida


Just a tiny bit of snow about in the shade



Mt Coree with a little snow


Mt Blundell on right


Signs of all the usual suspects- dogs, pigs, deer etc

13 Aug 2017

Rendezvous Creek II

Woolly Grevillea Grevillea lanigera


A first blossom of Broad-leaf Hickory Acacia falciformis


Wedge-leaf Wattle in bud Acacia pravissima



The Sheep Yards




Granite





Plenty of eveidence of wild dogs and pigs