Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wet Winton

What better way to celebrate the Australia Day long weekend than by getting out into the heart of this dry, dusty land and harassing some critters?!? My Swedish companion and I packed up the car on Friday and headed west. … Continue reading

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Going batty in Cairns

I got an email Saturday morning telling me that a rare bat species (Saccolaimus saccolaimus) had just been seen near Cairns. That’s a mere 4.5 hour drive from home, so I jumped in the car and planned to be at … Continue reading

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Christmas trip 6 – Winton

From the Brigalow Belt, we headed north-east and spent a final night in a rocky jump-up west of Winton. Gibber earless dragon (Tympanocryptis intima). They crouch among the pebbles, hoping that you don’t see them. Didn’t work on me.

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Christmas trip 5 – Brigalow Belt

After Main Range, we headed to the Brigalow Belt. I’ve spent a fair bit of time in the the brigalow belt, so I was unlikely to see much new stuff. There was, however, one species found in the area that … Continue reading

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