bee on "Melaleuca quinquenervia", Broad-leaved Paperbark
Fore paw print, "Macropus giganteus"
Hind paw print, "Macropus giganteus" in the Jurassic Park.
Plover eggs in open residential block.
The Apiarist, in fields of snow. Note new vest, a present from Patou. It is cold, early morning of spring, in the wet heath.
Native bee in helicopter hover, descending on "Pultenaea myrtoides".
Galah feeding on Flannel Flower petals, like there is no tomorrow. Closest I could get.
The trusty "Igor". Stay well clear as the vehicle has been known to stop unpredictably and suddenly when new flowers are spotted.
Lady (?and Man) Birds, on coastal plant, Minnie Waters beachside. "In flagrante delicto".
Button Beetle" on seed pods of Button Orchid
The "Button Beetle" eating sead pod of Button Orchid.
Dragon Fly, attached to stem of Christmas Bell, in flower mid-January. This is a further example of the rare Coastal Petaltail Dragonfly. We acknowledge the help with ID from Mr. Mick Andren. These species is about in the summer months.
The Lesser Wanderer, "Danaus chrysippus"
The Graphic Flutterer Dragonfly, "Rhyotheris graphiptera" with acknowledgement to Mr. Mick Andren. An exquisitely beautiful dragonfly.
Spider 1, March Fly 0.
Pea and Bee, "Pultenaea villosa" was my choice, but Barry has come through with "Aotus langiera" one of the current group of yellow-golden peas coming into bloom. See next two pea n bee images.
Unknown, from country south side of river.
Pea and Bee.
A huge, 3 cm at least, Tree Spider.
Huge Tree Spider.