Category Archive for 'Other creatures'

The morrow dawned as predicted, calm and sunny, so it was back to the creek. Still a little cool for odes to be flying so the first pictures taken were of the cranesbill, beauty in a small package. Chicory, Cichorium intybus is a plant in the Asteraceae or daisy family. It was widely grown from […]

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….is an old light-hearted colloquial name for the Gippsland Water Dragon, Intellagama (formerly Physignathus) lesueurii ssp. howittii, and a recent encounter at Bellbird Corner was the springboard for this post. It is reasonably common on some local waterways, although often shy and seen disappearing into the water at high speed. The species can become used […]

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