Category Archives: photography

the looming wet season …

The cicadas have started their evening chorus, tree frogs croaking their way into relationships, male and female barking owls getting excited, Broome’s annual ‘wet season’ is close. Most storms give glancing blows at this time of year, one morning last … Continue reading

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come in, ‘Spinners’ …

Video of the rare Dwarf Spinning Dolphins at Price’s Point, just 60km north of Broome:   James Price Point Spinners Short film of the James Price Point Spinners with Simon Allen, Research Biologist, Murdoch University, Perth, WA. Location: Broome, The … Continue reading

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horse treatments … or mis-treatment of horses

Australian bureaucrats and government agencies have committed a series of animal cruelty acts in their endeavor to rid the outback of what they call ‘feral horses’ by shooting them from helicopters. This, despite their history of helping civilization for thousands … Continue reading

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another local garden dragon …

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homely dragon …

GILBERT’S DRAGON Amphibolurus Lophognathus … A number of these inhabit my garden, often teasing the dogs. Nicknamed the Ta-ta Lizard for it’s propensity to wave an arm at every stop. They are very good at keeping still, before racing off … Continue reading

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ancient horse culture …

An interesting post on the Raxa Collective about ‘rewilding’ horses. Sounds what unethical cattle station owners have done here in Australia to the Stockhorse. Makes the research from  “The Wild Horse Conspiracy” author, Craig Downer, and others, even more important. … Continue reading

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under the waves, Roebuck Bay, Broome

The wealth of the environment surrounding Broome is astounding. It’s just that you can’t often see it. Our own impact on Roebuck Bay must remain small so these rare mammals’ ecology remains pristine. Broome Seagrass and Roebuck Bay Working Group … Continue reading

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Ludwig Leichhardt perished nearby a century and a half ago …

Earlier this year, I headed off into the Great Sandy Desert, searching for suitable plant species, as well as looking for artifacts left by explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. The intrepid chaps we helped trying to reach this spot ended in failure, … Continue reading

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by the bay … Broome

… Roebuck Bay … That’s an oil rig tender in the distance. More…

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a winning environmental horticulture move …

Nursery activities are in full swing in preparation anticipation for a splendid start to the wet season. Starting from November 1, the ‘wet season’ lasts until April 30. Rain before December 31 is always a bonus here. That’s Savannah tree planting … Continue reading

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