Tag Archives: nature

big birds …

Out with family, including dogs this morning, a nature crawl, punctuated with stops for pics of birds, trees and water. A well traveled public holiday*. Sunny, warm and light Westerly breezes. Fabulous. Now my daughters’ pics, a professional Portrait photographer.

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conserved wetland …

Some pics of wetlands near Broome, now part of a looming Conservation Park. Birds range from Glossy Ibis to Spoonbills, Storks and Egrets.

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random Broome …

Some random pics from around the holiday town of Broome, what a visitor might see. Click to enlarge.

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Broome’s rare coastline …

Some extraordinary beaches surround Broome, including Cable Beach, interspersed with rocky outcrops, much of it sandstone, with some prints of past travelers from 130 million years ago. Here are some images from one of the significant ones. Click twice for … Continue reading

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street colours in Broome …

Parks and gardens are the essence of a community, we are fortunate to have a lot of them in this small town. The Broome Shire gardeners do an outstanding job with their care and maintenance, in difficult circumstances, and sometimes … Continue reading

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the flower show seen from space …

One of the greatest shows on earth has begun. Set in the near desert regions of Western Australia’s Mid-West,  Gascoyne, Murchison and Pilbara regions, the colours have exploded:  Piers Verstegen‘s post. Not many people realise but the Kwongan Heath country … Continue reading

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wilderness less …

Oh no, the ABC’s catastropharian agenda is out there, again. The research is  from the University of Queensland. […] Dr Watson said that the total area of wilderness was decreasing despite efforts to increase protected areas, partly because of a … Continue reading

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bush bash …

Venturing into bushland north of Broome is a joy, as the colours, textures and flora parade through the tropical woodland. A selection of images here, click to enlarge …

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the wind turbine war on wildlife …

Putting wind turbines on or near farmland is now creating another new problem. Bats are being killed in millions by giant turbine blades, meaning crop insect pests are found in bigger numbers, causing extra pesticide use or smaller yields. Bats … Continue reading

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faces of Cable Beach, Broome …

Cable Beach has a number of different faces, as different as if they were from different beaches. Low tide and high tide are so different, in landscape and ecology and in recreation. These images are from a few days including … Continue reading

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