Category Archives: Nature

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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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Adelaide Botanical Gardens

The Adelaide Botanical Gardens , A great place to visit if you like taking photos or just have a stroll through the gardens. Autumn is a great time as all the foliage turn to reds and browns. you may also be lucky enough to spot a lot of the local birds that frequent the gardens. The sunlight plays a big part in this picture, it […]

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Sundowner Sunset

Sundowner – As the sun sets on another day we all need to look forward to the next day and what it will bring us. This picture was taken around November 2013 in Adelaide South Australia. Its overlooking the Greenfield’s Salt flats as you can see in the picture the reflective mid section is where the water and salt is produced.  This image i called Sundowner […]

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