For many years I have been photographing the Spotted Sun Orchid (Thelymitra ixioides) on our property. I was aware that there was a variation in colour and often in the location of the spots. Recently, with the help of ‘Bush Gems’ an excellent reference to Victoria’s orchids by Gary Backhouse, I realise there are two … Continue reading Rush-leaf Sun-Orchid (Thelymitra juncifolia) vs. Spotted Sun-Orchid (Thelymitra ixioides)
A Gallery of Winter Flowers
On the last day of Winter, I hope you enjoy some of the flowers I have photographed over previous two weeks.
Gallery: Young Joey Practices Wrestling with Mum
A short time ago I posted photographs of a young joey jumping all over its mother. Well, this time the kangaroos were right in front of the house and the joey was quite aggressive – kicking the female kangaroo in the head and torso, as well as apparently drawing blood. I guess this is what … Continue reading Gallery: Young Joey Practices Wrestling with Mum
A Gallery of Spring Flowers
With the warmer weather, Spring flowers are beginning to pop up everywhere. This gallery of photographs contains native species which are already included on the A -Z Species List through previous posts. All of the photographs below were taken over the last two weeks. .
A Gallery of Favourite Shots 1: Birds
As a companion piece for the “Mind Shifting Moments” series, I will also compile some galleries of my favourite photographs from the last two years. My A – Z Species list Birds page currently has links to 38 different species of birds I’ve photographed on our property. In reality there are more as I have … Continue reading A Gallery of Favourite Shots 1: Birds
X is for Xanthorrhoea!
Last year I wrote a post about Xanthorrhoea, using my only reference guide at the time to try to determine the species. A few comments suggested I had incorrectly named the plant as Xanthorrhoea Resinosa when it was more likely to be Xanthorrhoea Minor. The feedback was probably correct. However, by the time I could check, the flowers … Continue reading X is for Xanthorrhoea!