Category Archives: Wildlife

Mungo National Park

Some people somehow manage not to see the beauty and complexity in ‘dry scrub  country’. Just drive through on the way to somewhere! Now the beauty and grandeur of a sunset most can appreciate but with a little more curiosity … Continue reading

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Lyrebird Song

This lyrebird is just 1 of 10 lyrebirds heard during a late afternoon walk in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. I was able to film 3 birds from as close as 2 meters. There appears to be an echo but … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest!

Added a walk in the forest to my get fit program. Lyrebirds weren’t obliging for photography but they did serenaded me throughout my walk.

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Balangara-films: The Message of the Lyrebird

I participated in a lyrebird survey during which Balangara Films shot some this video. I discovered they have included a brief clip of me in the trailer! Look for me looking old in a beanie ’I had one mimic my son’

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FREE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY PRESENTATION

PHOTOGRAPHY FOCUS With Stephen Powell Thursday 10th March 2011 at 2.30pm Ferntree Gully Library 1010 Burwood Hwy Ferntree Gully Ph: 9294 8140 www.erl.vic.gov.au   Stephen Powell is an Australian wildlife artist, photographer and tutor. He has traveled through Australia & … Continue reading

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An encounter with an Elephant

It is the end of the dry winter period. Huge thunderstorms are rearing up at the end of each day. Bathed in the light of the setting sun. Some just resulting in a spectacular lightening show but just a few … Continue reading

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Just some of the Birds

Morning and afternoon game drives around Kruger National Park. 5am – 9 or 10. 3pm till getting inside the gate by 6:30pm. This was a flexible arrangement as there were distractions that kept us out longer – such as herds of elephants surrounding the car, … Continue reading

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Steve Morvell at Creaturehouse Nature Books

My mate Steve Morvell puts the finishing touches on a mural at Creaturehouse Nature Books – Olinda. Nice work for nice people.

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Updated to new Theme!

I was never happy with the original theme but had to find some time to get a new one. Found one that I would have preferred but discovered it was not compatible with FireFox so I reluctantly looked for another … Continue reading

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Orange Bellied Parrot Survey

Participated in an Orange Bellied Parrot survey on the weekend. Unfortunately no sightings. I did however add 5 birds to my list. These are a couple of the shots I grabbed along the way. A day at a sewerage treatment … Continue reading

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Forest Visit

Just so you understand. In the park where the pic of me covered in Rosella’s was taken I could just as easily been covered in Sulphur-crested cockatoos.  Except for one thing, fear!!! Like the black cockatoo in the image above … Continue reading

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Lyrebird song

This is my first attempt at filming with my new Canon 7D. I did some rudimentary editing but trimming the quality and size to something appropriate to the web is still to come. I don’t have editing software so its … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest

I’ve been very busy so my blogging has suffered. Today I walked through a local forest and listened to Lyrebirds – They are incredible mimics their songs include all the songs of the birds in their part of the bush. … Continue reading

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Melbourne Zoo

Spent the day at Melbourne Zoo with Steve Morvell. Thought I would add just a taste of my photos.

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The Wombat dilemma!!!

Narawntapu National Park. It may well be that we’ve been in tasi to long but we found this pretty amusing! A walking track winds its way across a currently grassy flood plain adjacent to a lake in Narawntapu National Park. … Continue reading

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