Jabiru, Friday, Photo of the Day – Birds

A beautiful Jabiru, a black-necked stork, a tall wading bird. Spotted on our Yellow Waters Sunset Wildlife Cruise, Kakadu National Park, NT

Sunrise over Bay of Islands, then a Dolphin watch cruise

Sunrise over Bay of Islands as we sailed into the Bay, followed by a dolphin watch cruise

Swimming with a deadly stingray, Hamelin Bay, Western Australia

I couldn’t believe that I could be a metre away from a wild stingray. As I paddled in the shallows, it seemed to come towards me on each wave breaking on the shore.

Footbridge over Erskine River, Lorne, Victoria. Thursday Photo of the Day – Monochrome

A dark moody sky reflecting into the calm still water of the Erskine River Mouth, add a lovely timber bridge, supported by blue stone pylons, creates a beautiful subject for a black and white landscape.

Crystal Wonderland, Lake Cave, Margaret River WA

With crystal straws sparkling in the lights and reflecting in the lake, it is like looking at a crystal wonderland. The suspended table, a spectacular crystal decoration weighing several tonnes, hangs from the ceiling. It is believed to be the only one in the world.

Sunrise over Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga, NSW. Monday-Landscape Photo of the Day

An early morning rower, silhouetted against a stunning sunrise on a Summers Day over Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga.

Black Swan nesting, Lake Rotioto NZ – Friday photo of the day, birds

we were priviledged to view the mother swan sitting on her nest.

Lagoon Creek, Barcaldine wetlands and wildlife

A creek without water. Wetlands without water. Barcaldine is in the middle of an extended drought. The wetlands have been formed by building a small dam over Lagoon Creek.