Thanks Ron , I do like to get up close.
While exploring another pond , I stumbled upon a huge male Lace monitor standing over a receptive female with several other smaller males on the...
Up in the hills , the lush vegetation of the Rain forest takes over.
A large shy Land Mullet.
The canopy top...
Occupying a wide range of habitat , a large Water Dragon
hunts insects on the forest floor.
A favourite of mine , a local turtle pond...
Day break in Sydney and summer is in full swing.
So many rich habitats with an abundance of wildlife
to encounter with wonder and joy.
Pretty much. Both pythons , both goannas , turtles , tree frogs and the insects where photographed as seen with no disturbance.
The red belly was...
Haha , thanks Ron. My favourite lens , the canon 100 mm f2.8 L macro lens.
Several Red bellied black snakes call the pond home fattening themselves on the countless frogs and water skinks that confront you at every turn....
What lies around the next corner ? or in this case over the edge. We spent an hour or so exploring this cascade before noticing a large...
An unknown insect weaves its copper and silk coccoon
Insects of all shapes and sizes catch the eye in a kaleidoscope of colour fleetingly...
Footprints in the sand
Come for a walk with me. We will start out on the beach at sunrise and head out for the day, explore and delight at...
Beautiful shots Stephen !
A tree hollow about ten feet up provides a perfect habitat for a Bar sided skink to snatch passing insects and retreat back to safety. This year I...
It has definitely been a great Spring so far. The highlight so far would have to be a mating ball of 6 Diamond pythons that I have been watching...
Nice work Mike.I will be following your posts for sure. Sharing someone else's adventures is the next best thing to being there.
Sweet shots Nick. I like your lighting.
Awesome Tim. I would have liked to see that.
Summer fills me with delight. What is waiting around the next corner? Here are some of those moments from my summer so far from close to home and...
Sweet finds, beautiful photos and a very funny post. good job.
ha ha. A secret river that's not too secret.
For Ron halling.
Christmas has come and gone and a new year has scarce drawn first breath.
Its 4.30 am and the kookaburras are already sharing a...
How about heath monitor emerging from termite mound. I have other shots as well if interested....
Found in a garden in Sydney. Looks like lots of tiny little scorps to make an appearance very soon.
Very nice thread Stephen, just the thing to get me through these cold winter nights.
Anyone able to confirm Diamonds preying on Brush-tailed possums apart from finding one with a large bulge.
I know of an area with lots of horse...
What does a professional snake catcher do on his day off?
Look for snakes of course.
Hey Rob, add your photos. I know you got some killer...
Thought it was a Booroolong but wasnt sure and was hoping for someone to give a positive id.
Apparently they are making a comeback in some areas...
For 25 years after the arrival of the first fleet in 1788, the fledgling colony in Sydney was confined by the seemingly impassable Blue Mountains,...
Just had a closer look at some ant lions, glad i'm not an ant.
Very dangerous the way that you have set up.
beautiful corner aquarium, curved front.
mona vale, northern...
Just had a spider wasp flying around the house and then found this huntsman paralyzed on the lounge room floor.
L all the way.
Terrific shots Nick!
The f2.8 100mm is my favourite lens.
Cant read the exif data on your shots, what aperture range do you use?
I only ever move them away from the house, often convincing the owners to leave them on the property.
Very dense population in this area, five...
Scary but they are cute when the're asleep
6.15 got a very distressed call about a large snake at a nearby property.
Searching, searching, From the front and sides a wheelie bin fits...
Sorry. Barking gecko (Underwoodisaurus milii)
Eastern dwarf tree frog (Litoria fallax)
Thanks for all the nice comments, taken with a canon 5dmk2 with 100mm macro.
Heir to the throne.
The best thing about horses?
They have great accommodation.
This little fella was found sitting up on top of a bin full of hessian bags last friday in 45 degrees.
Moved like a rocket when discovered....
Thanks for the comments guys. I have recieved a few pm's asking about locality but I dont have any magic spots. I see lots of cool stuff in the...
All the local fire trails are showing fresh goanna tracks and some of our favourites are starting to stir.
Scalyfoot spring cleaning.