Trips

Sub-Antarctic Part 2– Auckland Islands – Enderby Island

I would like to thank Canon Australia for their generosity in supplying me with some amazing gear for the trip. I was stoked to use Canons flagship camera the 1DX. It is an incredible camera and the 12 FPS sure helped capture some great photos. To complement the 1DX I was supplied with the super fast 300 […]

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Sub-Antarctic Part 1 – Snares Islands & Stewart Island

I was extremely fortunate and honoured to win the Birdlife 2012 Photo Competition. The prize was a trip to the Sub-antarctic Islands off New Zealand with Heritage Expeditions. I had no experience with seabirds so I made a point of getting on as many Pelagics out of Wollongong(Gallery for July, August, October) during the later […]

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Birding in the Capertee Valley, NSW

The Capertee Valley is a large valley located 135km north-west of Sydney, New South Wales. It is a well known birding hot spot in NSW and is home to several species including the Regent Honeyeater, Painted Honeyeater, Turquoise Parrot  and Plum-headed Finch. Approximately 242 species have been recorded in the Valley and it is recognised […]

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Epic Birding Journey – Part 2 – Hattah-Kulkyne National Park

We stayed in Hay Caravan Park on Sunday night (5/8/12) and headed out early Monday for our drive to Hattah. We had grand intentions to visit Hay wetlands in the morning but after driving around in circles for half an hour we gave up and moved on. The landscape around Hay is extremely flat and […]

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Epic Birding Journey – Part 1 – Fivebough Swamp, Binya State Forest and Nericon Swamp

Day 1-2 I have recently returned from an epic birding journey with fellow birder Heyn De Kock and Geoff Gates to Gluepot in South Australia. Heyn and I ended up driving over 3200 kilometers in 12 days and saw 135 species of birds. I will write the trip report in stages as I am still […]

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Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve 7/8th July 2012

I have recently returned from a very enjoyable two days camping out at Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve which is located just outside of Mudgee, Inland NSW. The trip was organised  through Australias Birding  & Bird Photographers forum Feathers and Photos. In attendance were Heyn, Trevor Hardes, Eric Tan , Max and Josh, Grant (Pictorella) ,  Gerard Satherly, David Stowe, Fatih Sam and Rick from Canon . There were […]

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