Tag Archives: Broome

tropical autumn flowers …

The current wet season downpours have slowed to a trickle, enabling a mass of ground covers and herbs to set flowers. Quite a wonderland, click to enlarge.

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mapping dinosaur trackways … new paper

Dr Steve Salisbury and his group of scientists, students have spent weeks studying Broome’s dinosaur footprints in Cretaceous sandstone around many of Broome’s beaches. The result is this paper published today. It explains many of the new technologies of LIDAR … Continue reading

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Cable Beach evening …

The late wet season colours at Cable Beach are worth a look. Last evening:

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in between rain showers …

Such a pleasure driving through pindan woodland at this time of year. Difficult, because drying out between rain episodes is barely long enough, after above average wet season rainfall. Have had a couple of tries in the last week, the … Continue reading

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wild and free, horses in the Kimberley …

This post is inspired by a new follower, A Horse For Elinor. I have grown up with horses myself, all the way from a small private Primary school in Zimbabwe that taught horse care and riding, formerly Rhodesia, then in … Continue reading

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Kimberley yellow …

Insects favorite colour is yellow. Yellow is the most often seen flower colour in the north west region of Western Australia, including hundreds of Acacia species.

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abandoned and discarded from the Kimberley …

Not everything found in the Kimberley is alive, flourishing, or green. A burnt out, abandoned bus in bush near Highway 1 south of Broome above, and below, a rusty but still used barge in Wyndham. A former pearl lugger engine … Continue reading

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hot as hell field trip … Sandfire

Just completed a 2nd field trip a month apart, to see what changes to vegetation to target plant species next to, and on a sand dune close to the Sandfire Roadhouse. One of the hottest places in Western Australia, this … Continue reading

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weather happening …

This is starting to look ominous. Record snowfalls across the Northern Hemisphere. So much for all that CO2 caused warming. The global warming scam is all but over! Delingpole can tell it like it is, at a UK press conference. … Continue reading

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a time of plenty …

Following on from December’s record 400mm+ rainfall, January 2017 exceeds the average, just before the end of the month with about 250mm recorded and a day to go. Fruit, nuts and flowers are in abundance with the extra moisture, welcomed … Continue reading

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