Rise and Shine Bushland Reserve and Newstead – September 2017

By Phil Marley

Spring was in the air for our Sept outing and the birds were hopping. Birdsong was everywhere and aerial tag-and-chase routines were in full swing. And, once more, the weather-gods smiled – heavy rain of the previous 24 hours moved away in the early morning leaving a totally dry day with mostly blue skies and sun. Continue reading


Mount Tenneriffe and Wallaby Gully Reserve – August 2017

By John Van Doorn

My day started in Melbourne., it was a dark and stormy morning with heavy showers.  It didn’t look too good for a day’s birding. But I was heading north to Mount Tenneriffe, Continue reading