Author Archives: Deanwest

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Novita Convoy For Kids

Working in the Transport industry it was good to see a lot of support for young children that have to live with disabilities and other problems. The Novita Convoy for kids is an Annual event where truck drivers band together and pick up young people with disabilities and take them for a once in a life ride in a big rig (Truck) on a circuit […]

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White Winged Chough

The white-winged chough (Corcorax melanorhamphos) is one of only two surviving members of the Australian mud-nest builders family, Corcoracidae, and is the only member of the genus Corcorax. It is native to Southern and Eastern Australia and is an example of convergent evolution as it is only distantly related to the European choughs that it closely resembles in shape, and for which it was named.

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Emu Run

The emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) is the second-largest living bird in the world by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. It is endemic to Australia where it is the largest native bird and the only extant member of the genus Dromaius. The emu’s range covers most of mainland Australia, but the Tasmanian emu and King Island emu subspecies became extinct after the European settlement of Australia in 1788. The bird is sufficiently common for it to be rated as a least-concern species by the International […]

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My pile of sticks

This photo was taken at worlds end in South Australia, about 2 years ago, We were looking for wedged tailed eagles but instead found many of these guys (Whistling kites) we did manage to find 2 wedge tails later that day but the shots we got were not the best because they tend to scare easily, Funny considering they have a wingspan of over 2 […]

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Long Ridge Lookout

Well its Sunday and its meant to be 33c today. A little hot for bushwalking so here is a photo from a previous walk we did. In the not to far distance is the City of Adelaide believe it or not to get to this point we walked past about 7 Koloa’s and 5 Kangaroos, Yes thats how close nature is to the city. The […]

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1968 Pontiac Firebird

Check out this Nicely Restored 1968 Pontiac Firebird it has even been converted over to right hand drive to comply with Australian road rules , This car was cruising in the Bay to Birdwood run 2015 , it was a great day the sun was out and there were plenty of nice cars on the road. The Bay to Birdwood is a community icon event […]

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