Category Archive for 'Other creatures'

….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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A collection of odds and ends taken recently. Summer is robberfly time, there are many species, large and small, and I’ve photographed many that looked much the same until down at the river I found one quite different, dark with a pale-banded body, quite a handsome beast. While out looking for flowering bursaria I found […]

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