Rain moth pupal casing emerging out of the ground at Warraweena in May.
Juvenile Rainbow Bee-eaters, Aroona Sanctuary, Northern Flinders Ranges.
White-browed Babbler (Pomatostomus superciliosus) foraging in Aroona Sanctuary, Northern Flinders Ranges.Continue reading “White-browed Babbler: Aroona Sanctuary”
The Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), seen here at Copley Retention Dam, is classified as a Rare species and is protected by South Australian National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972. This species was also nominated in 2018 for federal protection under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.Continue reading “Great Crested Grebe”
Native Thornapple (Datura leichhardtii) flowering in creek bed in Copley, Flinders Ranges.
Gully erosion caused by flood waters, Leigh Creek.
The Senna family, known commonly as Cassias, typically begin to flower in late winter, setting off the spring flowering in the Flinders Ranges. This year Limestone Cassias at Aroona Dam Sanctuary are flowering in mid-February.Continue reading “Limestone Cassia flowering out of season”