Little Terns & other Beach Nesting Birds

At last the Little Terns are back at Mogareka to breed .Every…
November 10, 2017/by turalizzie

Tideline & Beyond

One walk ,one beach & this is only a selection of sighti…
November 4, 2017/by turalizzie

Spotted Pardalote – one of our favourite birds

We can't resist sharing these images of one of our favourite…
October 18, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

A rare find on Bournda Beach

Naomi Shoobridge was really luck to fing a large and whole Paper…
October 6, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Goanna Hatchlings

Pete Constable filmed these very young hatchling Goannas emerging…
October 6, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Rare sighting of Koala near Aragunnu

A rare sighting of a koala has been captured on film north of…
September 26, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Spot-tail Quoll or Wedge-tail eagle – who won?

We recently came across a magnificent image taken in the Guy…
September 8, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Flying foxes at Glebe Lagoon

Bega Valley Shire Council is currently developing a Camp Management…
September 8, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Mandeni Meandering to Greencape Gales

Hope you are all out enjoying our flora & fauna & adding…
September 2, 2017/by turalizzie

Kangaroo twins at Tura

August 31, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Frog study volunteers wanted – Broughton Island Field trip opportunity

Here is a great opportunity for volunteers to join field trips…
August 16, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Dem bones have a story to tell

Recently at a Bermagui U3A beach fossick, one intrepid searcher…
June 7, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Let’s map invasive European Wasps

If you see any of these invasive wasps please record them on…
April 21, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

A rare Wraparound spider

Known as a'wrap around' spider this cryptic little spider has…
March 16, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Sea Slug Census coming to our coast

We have been invited by Prof. Steve Smith, Director of the National…
February 24, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Early record of a Peacock spider

We have all got excited about Peacock spiders, having been…
February 10, 2017/by Libby Hepburn

Blue Tide Creatures

On Our trip to Lennards , we found Porpita in a pool & a…
February 2, 2017/by turalizzie

Channel -Billed cuckoo

No colour prejudice here !! This 2 Channel-billed chicks…
January 15, 2017/by turalizzie

Grand Designs for some ?

I f you look carefully you will see the grand designs of the…
December 18, 2016/by turalizzie

Baby Pigmy possum

We just had our AGM where we talked about one of Andrew Morrison's…
December 3, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Sea Hares in Spring

The Sea Hares [Aplysia sydneyensis ]seem to be doing what is…
November 8, 2016/by turalizzie

Grey Goshawk

This beautiful Grey Goshawk has been perched here recently ,might…
October 20, 2016/by turalizzie

The Pomaderris project visits Merimbula

Betty Woods sent us this link which shows the first field trip…
September 13, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Eastern Curlew – extinction in sight?

            Here…
June 11, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Over 400 moth species recorded at the Wallagoot Catchment BioBlitz!

Many congratulations to Glenn Cocking(ANIC) who undertook moth…
March 4, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Can you find Goose barnacles on pumice for ANU research?

Prof Patrick De Deckker (ANU) is after a few specimens of the…
February 25, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Dendrodoris? help with ID please

Robyn Wimbush sent us this photo of a magnificent nudibranch…
February 14, 2016/by Libby Hepburn

Can you help find Kelp galls?

Callum Blake, an Honours student at ANU has asked the Atlas to…
September 27, 2015/by Libby Hepburn

A great find at Narooma for the Marine Society

At the latest Marine Society outing to the Narooma Boardwalk…
June 3, 2015/by Libby Hepburn

Sea Hares……

This must be the season for sea hares .We have found them in…
April 22, 2015/by turalizzie

Panboola – return of the Eagle

The beautiful and impressive eagle sculpture at Panboola was…
March 28, 2015/by Libby Hepburn

Six legged shorebird

Leo Berzins captured this six-legged Red capped Plover at the…
December 6, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Download iNaturalist to record your sightings

You can now use your smartphone or iPad to record your sightings…
October 24, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

A Des Res for a possum

There is a lot of fresh air in the back rooms of the Aquarium…
September 2, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Turtle fatigue south of the 30th parallel

Some Observations and Hypothesis on Minimal Forage Syndrome (…
August 31, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

News about Nerites from the Australian Museum

News about Nerites - Australian Museum There’s a lot more…
August 10, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Sea Potato….Heart Urchin

This strange little creature is actually  a sea urchin    …
August 4, 2014/by turalizzie

New bird in our patch

Steve Sass, Harrison Warne and Andrew Morrison were lucky enough…
July 22, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

WOMBATS at play……?

It is not often that we see wombats during the day and…
June 11, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Local reptile gallery

Here are a series of images of local reptiles taken recently…
April 29, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Sensible advice on when not to swim

Some sage advice from Alan Scrymgeour:  If you like to swim,…
April 26, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Middens and otoliths

Although the Panboola Bioblitz has been postponed for a month,…
April 9, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Where do all our Hoodies go ?

This fledgling  U1 was recently flagged south of Eden ….…
March 24, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

More details on pumice visitors

Northern Invaders On July 28th 2012 the Havre Sea Mount, an…
March 18, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Michael helps build Atlas species list

One of our great contributors to the Atlas has added yet another…
March 9, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

How to eat a jellyfish

The mouth and esophagus of the leatherback turtle are a perfect…
February 19, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Hooded Plover family

The Hooded Plovers of Tura have another clutch of 3 eggs,their…
February 10, 2014/by Libby Hepburn

Butcherbird

Recently observed and photographed was this butcherbird (Cracticus…
December 28, 2013/by Harrison Warne
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Nest hunting Goannas

Harrison Warne is a skilled young photographer and recently he…
December 19, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Water Dragons re-defined

From Ross Wellington, "Here's a couple of photos I took at the…
November 28, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Hooded Plovers….back & busy

Our local Hoodies have been busy,they laid 3 eggs which hatched…
November 7, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Jacky Lizard.[ Amphibolurus muricatus ]…… egg laying

While walking back from the beach we almost stepped on a Jacky…
October 15, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Yellow Bellied Glider call

Bounda EEC in conjunction with the Taronga Zoo Insitu are launching…
August 2, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Grey Nurse Shark release from fishing tackle

Here is a film of a Grey Nurse shark being released from entangling…
July 27, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

local Grey Nurse shark video

Bill Barker of the Nature Coast Marine Group at Narooma have…
July 11, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Footprints reveal species of oystercatcher

On Saturday we were at Terrace Corner Beach near Eden. We saw…
June 24, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Eastern Fiddler Ray or Banjo Shark

SHOVELNOSE RAYS........ Trygonorrhina sp During the last two…
May 13, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Gloomy Octopus

Gloomy Octopus   [Octopus tetricus ]   There are many…
March 5, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Sculptured Sea Moth

Michael MacMaster found this... Sculptured Sea Moth Pegasus…
February 10, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Sea Hares

Sea Hare Sea Hares [family Aplysiidae] ,gained the common name…
January 19, 2013/by Libby Hepburn

Pied Oyster Catcher…..seen again

This Pied Oystercatcher with the yellow flag marked JE on its…
December 11, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Lion’ s Mane Jellyfish

From little things ..big things grow....On a recent discovery…
November 1, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Hooded Plovers

These small shorebirds are extremely endangered,classed as vulnerable…
October 3, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

TED Shark Attack presentation

The myth of the rogue shark.
September 5, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Giant sea Stars are (near) here!

Robyn Miller has reported seeing very large sea stars to about…
July 30, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Earth Stars & Sea Stars

Shapes in nature are often repeat themselves in different  environments…
June 2, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Ancient Ostracod?

Fossil record in Victoria probably the same species as a tiny zooplankton found at the Bermagui Bioblitz.
April 14, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Bioblitz special! Not an Oarfish but an eel leptocephalus

Many of us were fascinated by a 19cm long by 1.7cm wide, almost…
April 11, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Pegasus Lancifer

Pegasus Lancifer - a relative of the Slender Seamoth described by Guye Richards has anyone else seen one of these? See more details at: portphillipmarinelife.net.au
April 2, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Blue tides

As beachwalkers we have all seen the interesting animals that…
February 27, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Rare Slender Seamoth sighting

Whilst prawning at Cuttagee last Sunday night with his grandfather,…
January 31, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Band photos record range of Oystercatchers

Band ID's from photos verify new range  of travelling birds These…
January 15, 2012/by Libby Hepburn

Bluebottle eater

a beautiful swimming nudibranch full of sting cells
December 2, 2011/by Libby Hepburn