Notes from the field
Gang-gang Cockatoo (photo by Gail Bryant)
In November we travelled to Canberra for the National Veterans Cricket Championship. On the way we stopped off at Buderoo in an effort to video at least one of Beautiful Firetail, Eastern Ground Parrot and Eastern Bristlebird.
Pied Monarch (photo by Gail Bryant)
In mid September we headed for Townsville to commence a drive to the tip of Cape York.
Australian Ringneck (photo by Gail Bryant) We flew to Perth on October 21 for two weeks of birding in the SW of WA and a week of veterans cricket in Perth in November. We had a list of about 20 species that we thought would be possible to video and photograph. What a...
Sanderling (video image by Garry Clark)
I had almost given up hope of ever taking useful video of Sanderling.
Yellow Honeyeater (photo by Gail Bryant)
In September we flew to Townsville to visit my daughter and later travelled to Cairns and Kingfisher Park at Julatten.
Wood Sandpiper (video image by Garry Clark)
We had another trip to Melbourne in April. We travelled down the centre of NSW to Albury and through to Melbourne.
Flame Robin (photo by Gail Bryant)
We had a short, 3 day, trip to Melbourne in January. Dog and cat minding.
Green Rosella (photo by Garry Clark)
In November I was selected for NSW to play over 60s cricket in Hobart, so an extra week in Tasmania seemed like a sensible idea.
Musk Lorikeet (photo by Gail Bryant)
On returning to Armidale at the end of September, there was news that Swift Parrots had been in the area.
White-browed Robin (photo by Gail Bryant)
On September 12 my mum turned 90 so a party was in order at Alstonville. A few days later we flew to my daughter’s place in Townsville.
Crested Bellbird (photo by Gail Bryant)
In late June, Gail and I undertook a 7000km return trip to Alice Springs.
Restless Flycatcher (photo by Gail Bryant)
In Late April we went to Baradine for the Autumn Campout of Birdlife Northern NSW.
Gail and I are on a quest to video and photograph 500 Australian bird species. Hope you like them.