Category Archives: photography

early spring show …

Close to town, the Dragonflower Trees are flowering heavily. This large edible flower is quite stunning with the sun shining on them. The flowers are the largest of all peas. Here a Sesbania is covered in Mistletoe. Beautiful weather and … Continue reading

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preparing for spring …

The last few days of winter in the tropics brings out a plethora of flowering species, which culminates in a spectacular show in the West Kimberley at this time of year. Click to zoom.

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low tide at Cable Beach, Broome …

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hit the road again … and again

The second of two groups of photos from the last field trip to King Sound and the beginning of a new horticulture project for an indigenous community.

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hit the road again …

Visited another remote area, the west side of King Sound, which is the East side of the Dampier Peninsula. So this 400 km round trip brought up some interesting plant species, and occasional wildlife. Superb bush to ocean scenery was … Continue reading

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salt marsh country near Broome …

There are many salt marshes along the Kimberley and Pilbara coastlines. These pics were from near Sandfire on the 80 mile beach. They contain a wide variety of colours and shapes of edible saltbush species. Click to zoom. From Willies … Continue reading

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riverine escape …

Some more pics from along the Berkeley River, half way between Wyndham and Kalumburu in the North Kimberley. Spectacular scenery, flora and fauna make it a great spot to visit. Click to zoom.

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cliff-hanging scenery …

The Berkeley RiverĀ  has cliffs along nearly 20km of navigable river, an outstanding scenic attraction for those fortunate enough to stay at the Berkeley River Lodge in the NE Kimberley. Click to zoom:

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the Pandanus Palm from the north …

Pandanus Palms, Pandanus spiralis, are an iconic species growing across Australia’s north, with some Kimberley types pictured here. Now they are growing in many parks and gardens, and are useful as a habitat for birds, bats and reptiles. The leaves … Continue reading

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wild horse roaming …

One of my joys collecting plant material for propagation is running into wild horses, once used as stockhorses, where the bull-buggy and motorbike now rule. Over time horses get to know us and trust us to check over them for … Continue reading

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