A walk in my garden with the Nikon D3000, yesterday.

disturbed tomcat on the weed matting
Bee in the cistus
bee in the cistus
small white butterfly in the cistus
small white on a thistle flower
bee in my fragrant rose
white-plumed honeyeater in the gum tree
a hoverfly in a marigold flower

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Wednesday Walk

A walk in my garden


This walk was short, and aimed at these flowers which I’d spotted the day before whilst driving past. So, a few days ago, we walked down our side lane to check out these large lily-like flowers.

Do you know what it is? I had a quick look, but couldn’t see anything like it. The blooms are a little smaller than a belladonna lily.

On the way, we spotted some of the usual interesting sights…

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Wednesday Walk

Flowers, Sheep and Birds


Sharing a walk we took earlier today along Forest Drive in the nearby Heathcote-Graytown National Park.  On the way we went past some flowering fruit trees. It took too long for bees to land, and Mr. R. was getting too far ahead, so here is a rare, insect-free, flower image.

pretty blossom
Heathcote-Graytown National Park
the understory is brighter than usual

I noticed dragonflies about and I’d just finished saying to Mr. R. that I never have any success with photographing them when – lo and behold – a pair decided to do their love-making right in front of me! For ages, too.

Wattle with a hint of purple Happy Wanderer

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Wednesday Walk

Forest Drive