Wedgetail Reserve, Parkerville

August DRB Nats Excursion It is only be fitting to report that on our excursion to Wedgetail Reserve on August 25, we saw a Wedgetail Eagle (Aquila audax), along with 17 other birds, including Inland Thornbills (Acanthiza apicalis), White-browed Scrub-wrens (Sericornis frontalis), and Scarlet Robins (Petroica boodang). Forty-eight members and ...

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Fish of the Perth Hills

AUGUST: Suzanne Thompson, an Environmental Officer at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, started her talk with a video taken downstream of the Canning Dam. It showed the various fish we have in the dams, remnant pools and streams of the Canning River and Helena valley areas. She explained ...

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The Night Sky

Talk at the DRB Nats, July 2019 Starting with Sputnik and ending with Santa, we took a walk through the southern night sky. Our guide was Arthur Harvey, a volunteer at the Perth Observatory in Bickley*. Arthur’s interest in observing the night sky started with Sputnik in 1957 and so, ...

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