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Belowra Field Trip 29 October 2017

The countryside

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The wild animals

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The Group

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The Birds

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Maloneys Beach Field Trip 14 October 2017

The Group

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The Bush

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An unexpected bird and a first for a Field Trip

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A diseased Raven with a companion or an enemy?

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Butterflies

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Animals

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A special Wallaby diet

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Bimbimbie Road Field Trip 24 September 2017

The Group

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The Birds

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The Bush

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The Butterfly

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Bodalla State Forest Field Trip 9 September 2017

The Group

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The Birds

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The Bush

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The Insect

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Miscellaneous Sightings in September

Broulee Birds

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Barlings Swamp

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 Other

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Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens

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Miscellaneous Sightings in August

Sunrise at Broulee

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Sunrise at Mossy Point

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Broulee

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Tomakin

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Budd Island

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Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens August 2017

 

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Mullimburra Point Field Trip 12 August 2017

The views

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The Group

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The Elkhorns

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The Birds

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Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens July 2017

The Whip Bird

I followed this bird for quite a while and somehow got away with a lot of photos.

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Wrens

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Yellow Robins

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Other Birds

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Swarming Ants

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Wasp Head Field Trip 23 July 2017

The Group

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The Seascape and bush

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The Birds

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