Death toll: one night, one junction!

three possums and a Bennetts Wallaby all killed at the junction of Tamar Hiway and Cormiston Rd

Three possums and a Bennetts Wallaby all killed at the junction of Tamar Highway and Cormiston Rd last night. Someone took the trouble to pile these little bodies up for the council to remove before too many tourist start to complain!
On any level this mortality rate of our wild life is disgusting…
Photograph By V Ward

A found still life, Euphorbia lambii…

A found still life Euphorbia lambii

A found still life with Euphorbia lambii – nothing to do with Jacqui! This interesting plant has the propensity to become something of a weed in Tasmania as it is in parts of Italy. I struggled over many seasons to grow it in W.A. and here it self seeds and just grows, lovely!

The first peacock chick of the year – 2016

the first peacock chick to appear this year 2016

This is the first peacock chick to appear this year and mum was very close by. This image was shot with a telephoto lens so as not to get too close. Wikipedia tells me that peachicks are born in clutches of between four and six eggs as an average but this year two hens have only one chick each…