Category Archive for 'Other creatures'

It’s the time of year when Garden Orb Weavers have got their webs strung from every suitable anchor, trees, shrubs, buildings, the rotary clothes hoist etc. etc. A torch is essential for a night time ramble, to watch them building their wonderful constructions and to avoid blundering through them. They generally consume the webs in […]

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Odonata notes.

Normally, the most numerous damselfly along the Macalister River at Bellbird Corner Reserve is the Common Flatwing, Austroargiolestes icteromelas, and when cutting the river walking track they usually fly up in front of the mower in abundance. For some reason this season has been different, there has been no flood to disrupt their life cycle, […]

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