I had struggled at the property the day before after losing my phone, so dad offered to take us out to Barwon Heads. I was desperate to find the bluff, which is meant to be awesome for rockpools. I’m not sure we were in the proper area as we didn’t find much, but am very keen to return and explore it more in depth.… Read the rest
It was late October. The scarlet honeyeaters were showing up in regions where they had never been seen before. Initially, people were getting excited because they were showing up close to Melbourne. Then there were sightings in Ballarat. Then Geelong.
It was hard for me to get excited about such sightings.… Read the rest
On Saturday, Sethy and I went to Swan Bay for a ‘mudflat meander’. It was run as part of the ‘Summer by the sea’ program and meant we got to explore and learn about the mudflats.
It was pretty awesome and we discovered a lot of critters. There were interesting birds on the bay, but I was carrying tiny buckets.… Read the rest
Earlier this week, Carolyn and I went on an impromptu trip to Lake Lorne. We’d met at Balyang (where I had been birding for 2 hours) and she wanted to do a bit more adventuring.
I was up for it. I’d been planning on walking home when she texted but it is always fun birding with her.… Read the rest
This trip took place on July 9.
On Thursday I woke up, keen for an adventure. I had impulsively decided to go to Serendip, after someone had commented that there was a baby moorhen there. I waited for the right bus…. and waited…. and waited.
The bus timetables had changed in Geelong and I wasn’t able to catch the right bus in order to get the train to Lara.… Read the rest