|Called Honeycomb Sandstone Patterning ---- this feature on the ceiling at one of the rock shelters.----- note the section which has collapsed and fell to he floor below.|
|Dockrillia linguiforme (tick orchid) ----the lichen on the rock|
showing signs of moisture stress.----- nice flowers.
A number of native orchids attach to the boulders, the only one in flower on the day was the Dockrillia linguiforme ( tick or tongue orchid) . The Dendrobium monophyllum (lily of the valley) Dendrobium speciosum (king orchid) were not in flower.
Lunch taken at Glastonbury Creek camping area, members kept company by a considerable number of bird species. A large group of Red-browed Finch were very nice , and didn't mind a number of people watching their activities.
|One of the rock shelters.|
|Satin Flycatcher ---- small bird to 15-17 cm ----- not as common as the Restless Flycatcher.|
|White-throated Treecreeper ------ as the name suggests , picking insects from under the bark ------White throat with white streaks on the flanks ----- small bird to 15cm.|
|White-eared Monarch -----small 13-14 cm ---- considered to be uncommon ----- spent a considerable time collecting insects from the Silky Oak (Grevillea robusta) . I shall add this photo to my collection.|
|Little Shrike-thrush ----larger bird to 19cm|
|White-throated Gerygone (Inmature) ------ the white throat just starting to develop ----- very small bird at 10cm.|
|Varied Triller (F) ----- about 20 cm in size ---- is a smaller member of the Cuckoo-shrike family----- the female has the pronounced brown bars across her breast.|