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A couple of frogs from the last few weeks.

Possible a young Broad-palmed Rocketfrog = Litoria latopalmata


An adult Broard-palmed rocket frog.


A male Stony creek frog.


A female stony creek frog.


... and a gecko Heteronotia binoei = Bynoe's gecko
 

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Love the Bynoes Gecko! I find them fascinating especially how they can reproduce by parthenogenesis. Literally Cloning themselves :) Amazing stuff!
 

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Finally got some decent pics of this nightjar that sits in my driveway nearly every night lately.
 

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Some spiders I have found recently.....
Zenodorus orbiculatus, an ant eating jumping spider.


A Two-tailed spider, Tamopsis brisbanensis


Wolf spider = Lycosa sp
 

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Stellar pics as usual Hairyman, I thought the two tailed spider on the "matching" Rock was a real cracker.
 

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Apparently the 2 tailed spider is pretty common but hard to find due to its camo.
 

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Pig family waiting to cross the driveway yesterday.

Meat ant having a go at my finger.
 

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Bearded dragons are out sunning themselves.


and the river bottlebrush is flowering.
 

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A mullein plant has sprung up in my backyard, I had collected a flower stalk about a year ago to use as
a spindle for friction fire. I see them occasionally along roadsides.
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Its an introduction. The flower spikes have to be fairly high before they are useful for friction fire.
 

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Hot wet weather means plenty of insects and spiders active at the moment.
The first 2 pics are spiders dropped by wasps
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From under my gazebo floor boards, Miturga sp. a prowling spider...
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...and a robber fly with its prey.
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Ok, these will be my last post in this thread as I am moving into town.
Plum- headed finch...
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Camo caterpillar....
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Cicada.....
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I may start another thread "In my urban back yard" if folks are interested?
 

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I have loved following this thread Hairy.
Outstanding photography and a very good eye for the natural environment.
Always look forward to reading all of your posts.
Cheers
Bloffy
 

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Go for it Hairy! I'm always amazed at the quality of your images, as well as the beauty of the subject matter.
 
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