Tag Archives: kimberley region

the Port of Broome …

The Port of Broome is surrounded by a diverse and spectacular environment, despite attempts over the years to develop the area into a large industrial set-up. There are already inroads from the oil and gas sector to expand, including a … Continue reading

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Cable Beach reflections and colours …

Cable Beach can be really photogenic at sunset, or most anytime really, so here are a few taken over a period of time with my mobile phone when I had left my usual camera behind. It really is a fabulous … Continue reading

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case of the missing tail …

Must have been a close shave, click to enlarge: Now let’s have a closer look … Closer still …Plenty of surprises in my garden. A friend of this one, seen last week, but a bit smaller …

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winging it at sunset …

Cable Beach sunset

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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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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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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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the wrong signal …

The BoM reports that we are likely for a slightly below average cyclone season in the North West this year. That makes a change as most recent years they have wrongly forecast above average cyclone seasons. Tropical Cyclones – Is … Continue reading

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Kimberley wild horse country …

Last month’s trek through the SE Kimberley, where three deserts meet, was full of unexpected results. Some are now downloaded here, click to enlarge: Horses, Also the odd dromedary:

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