Another of my favourite things to witness at Point Danger were the fights between individual gannets. I only saw a couple, but they were definitely a sight to behold! Watching normal fights are fascinating, but the sheer size of these birds leave you in awe. I think at one point one was pulling at another birds wing!… Read the rest
On January 27th, Geelong was faced with a pretty severe storm. It was kind of awesome to be honest, my suburb wasn’t badly affected so it was quite exciting to be amongst the hail and thunder. Other suburbs were hit worse in what has been described as a ‘1 in 100 year’ storm.… Read the rest
One of the highlights of the Point Danger experience was seeing the cape gannets. I try not to be lifer obsessed but… gannets. Yes, there would be opportunities to see them in the future and I could have seen one while combining a trip with a pelagic. Gannets take away all logic with me though.… Read the rest
On Saturday, I went up to the property with my parents. Dad had sent through photos of life returning and I wanted to capture it for myself.
It wasn’t much. In some areas, though, there was little bits of life pushing through the bark. In some pictures, you can see the effort it took for the bark to push through.… Read the rest
I’ve only ever seen one young gannet. I have no idea how old it was but it was flying by itself over Eastern Beach. I’ve always wanted to see some of the younger ones. At Point Danger, I got my wish.
It was phenomenal. Nothing compares to seeing the young of a species you are obsessed with.… Read the rest