Category Archives: photography

northwestplants.net …

I have just begun a new site, to aid in the identification of plant species of the Kimberley and Pilbara. I have set it out on a WordPress site, to keep it as simple as possible. northwestplants.net One of the … Continue reading

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hottest Australia …

One of my favorite areas of the environment is the hottest region of Western Australia, East and North East of the hottest town, Marble Bar. I go there during the hottest time of year to collect seed and plant material and … Continue reading

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the Kimberley, researching of humpback whales …

If you’ve never been to the Kimberley in Western Australia before, this documentary on Sunday on the National Geographic channel, will whet your appetite. Thousands of humpback whales arrive at this time each year to calve, with the area from … Continue reading

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flowering in the suburbs of Broome … Pt3

Part 3 in the images of some of plant species flowering now in a Broome suburb.

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flowering time in the tropics … Pt2

This second part covers some of the many Acacia species found in this subdivision visited yesterday, click to enlarge. Acacias species is one of the biggest genus found growing in Australia:

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creatures …

A lot of the world’s environment is still unknown: National Geographic Top 10 New Species: Cartwheeling Spider, Psychedelic Sea Slug Since 2008, the State University of New York’s International Institute for Species Exploration has recognized the weirdest and most fascinating … Continue reading

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new life after fire …

Hitting the bush this week, to see the regeneration following severe fires late last year. The Solanums are flowering profusely, showing their ability to adapt to fire. Solanums are known locally as Bush Tomatoes, yet a number of species are … Continue reading

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Cable Beach calm …

Click to enlarge a beautiful calm and serene Cable Beach evening, Broome. What the tourists see:

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Chile’s volcanic haze reaches Broome? …

Years ago, when Mt Pinatubo blew in the Phillipines, Broome was subjected to some amazing sunsets. I am not sure, but I cannot fathom any other reason for this hazy sunset tonight than Chile’s recent volcanic explosions. I guess if … Continue reading

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the dinosaur story of Broome’s coast …

This seasons dinosaur footprint research with Dr Steve Salisbury, a Palaeontologist from the University of Queensland has finished. King tides are over until September, so tracks will be hidden by the sea for much of the time until then. Steve … Continue reading

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