Recently, I went to Belmont to get some photos for my street photography blog. I love the suburbs of Highton and Belmont. Many of the areas I’ve lived in or walk around are close to the river and have much more interesting bugs than I get at my house in Corio.… Read the rest
I did some weeding while at my parents recently. I weeded a patch that is a lot damper than the other areas of the garden and was able to find different bugs to what I normally saw.
Pie Dish Beetle
I was visiting my family recently at their old house. Before I got there, Seth found this and put it in a jar temporarily to show me. It is a red-lined geometrid. The markings under its wings were fascinating.
I’ve had to step back from my research with every animal I find, but I still try to seek out ID’s when I can.… Read the rest
Last week, we went to the property. I had last visited almost 6 months prior and the changes were so profound. I know it had been a warm summer but it is looking less and less like the bush block I remember.
The whole area seemed to be full of dead grass, which is a stark contrast to what it was like the previous October.… Read the rest
We are at the time of year where the bush block gets really interesting. I noticed more spider webs around so paid particular attention to the leaves on the trees.… Read the rest