Locations

Bird Photography at Mill Parkes Ponds, Victoria

I recently visited the Mill Parkes Ponds which are located in South Morang, Victoria. It is a wonderful spot for bird photography and bird watching with several species present. I was focused on photographing the Freckled Duck and Blue-billed Duck  but saw the following water birds, Australasian Grebe, Black Swan, Pacific Black Duck, Eurasian Coot, […]

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Bird Photography – Lake Wollumboola, NSW

One of my favourite places to shoot is out at Lake Wollumboola which is only a short 25 minute drive from Nowra. It is a large lake separated from the ocean by a large sand spit. In 2008 it was deemed an Important Bird Area by Birdlife. It supports nearly 1% of the worlds Black […]

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Beach Stone Curlew at Orient Point!!!

The beach stone-curlew (esacus neglectus) is a critically endangered species in NSW and with only 30 individuals remaining. source There was a recent sighting of a single Beach Stone Curlew at Windang on the NSW South Coast recently. Several twitchers saw the bird however it did not stay at the location for very long.  A […]

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Upper Shoalhaven River & Tianjara Falls

A fellow birder found some Black-fronted Dotterels (Elseyornis melanops) on the upper Shoalhaven River about 20km North of Braidwood. I ventured out there this morning with my wife and I was happy to see four birds all feeding on the rivers edge. I got on my hands and knees and stalked the birds trying to […]

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Burrill Lake, NSW

Burrill Lake is on the South Coast of NSW about 3 hours south of Sydney. It is only an hours drive from my house so is reasonably close. I have visited the location twice with the most recent being this morning Saturday 21st July 2012. I usually park on Princess Ave South which is on […]

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Nowra Creek/Bens Walk NSW

Location: Bens Walk Nowra, NSW Species: Eastern Yellow Robin, (Eopsaltria australis), Superb Fairy-wren, Silvereye, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Lewins Honeyeater, Eastern Whipbird Location: -34.875475,150.588917 If you want a guaranteed Eastern Yellow Robin shot then this is the place to go. Park at the North West carpark of Nowra Showgrounds, then take the small bush walk named Bens Walk […]

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