Monthly Archive for March, 2011

Autumn observations.

In the insect world there is still quite a bit of activity, a number of Odonata species are still flying and mating even though the temperature is dropping. Dragonflies noted on a walk were Tau Emerald, Australian Emperor, Wandering Percher, and Blue-spotted Hawker. Damsels were fewer with Wandering Ringtail and a few Aurora Bluetails still […]

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While coming back from the frog pond with a bucket in hand, (I’d been checking the water for tadpoles) I found a big mother wolf spider struggling through the long wet grass with her egg case. She was making heavy weather of it so after manoeuvring her into the bucket I released her on higher […]

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