After I had a frog sharing my office the other day, I decided to create ‘Frog Man’, and to really be amphibious he has a scuba unit hidden under the back of his costume!
There’s quite a few large fungi around Tidbinbilla at the moment, and when I saw this one it reminded me of the kind that you get in gnome gardens.
Two Eastern Grey Kangaroos I watched grazing away as I sat with them on my lunchtime yesterday!
About a week ago I had a dream where I was doing some falconry. In the dream a scary devilish looking bird flew in that was called a Wedge Tailed Eagle. It was such an impressive monster bird from within my subconcious that I had to draw it…
This fungus is a deep pink colour, and looks like someone has stuck an octopus upside down into the undergrowth. The ‘stinky’smell that the fungus gives off attracts the flys which crawl inside the fungus tube like body and get covered in it’s spores which is it’s way of reproduing.
Over the weekend I was captivated by the male Satin Bowerbird’s bower in the Sanctuary at Tidbinbilla. He had built this lovely bower and placed blue items around it in order to attract a female mate. A female did appear and after around 10 minutes of them both making some amazing vocal noises to each […]
A pet hate of mine whilst working at Tidbinbilla, is when visitors say “I haven’t seen anything yet”. Yet when you ask them what they have seen or mention an animal within the Park, they soon confess to seeing quite a variety of animals!