The Crucible of Life

September 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
19 September 2016 Today, I have first witnessed the new new life from this pair of Ibis. Have seen two of the three eggs hatched this morning. All on time 21-23 days from laying of the eggs. Not strong enough to stand yet, but will see that in the next couple of days I expect. Each chick is born naked and a short stubby pink beak. Over the next...
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The Crucible of Life - end of week 1

September 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Returned to the lake for the first time in a week to check on progress of the Ibis nesting. No sign of hatchings yet. All 3 nesters safely tucked in for another night. Noticed that a little bit of friendly (I expect) sparing goes on between the nesters probably protecting their individual space. Don't know how it will go when all nine hatchlings st...
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The crucible of life

August 30, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I have found a close view of an Ibis nest for three pairs of Ibis. The last pair were still nest building on 28 August 2016. They laid eggs on 29 August 2016. So in around 3 weeks I expect to see hatchlings. I expect the other two pairs will hatch earlier, but I don't know how much earlier. So I will keep watching and photographing.
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Jells Park in Spring 2016

August 28, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Blog dated 28 August 2016 The last couple of weeks I have returned to Jells Park in Melbourne to continue my photography of the wildlife habitat and how it changes during the seasons. Spring is officially upon us on 1st September, however the bird population have been busy nest building during August, and today I have witnessed the first batch of...
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New uploads

July 31, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
I have finally completed bringing across from the old website Marree Camel Cup racing and Lake Eyre Yacht Regattas from previous years. Also the current 2013 images are now finally catalogued for your viewing. If you were there you knew how enjoyable it was. Enjoy
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