Pictures of the Australian natural world
Ashby’s Banksia (Banksia Ashbyi)
Western Green Tree Frog
Western Bell Frog (Litoria Moorei) Back Garden
Commonly known as Motorbike Frog because of its call.
Western Rosella (Platycercus Icterotis) Front Garden – Common
These pictures from Perth Australia have been sent in by Peter Murphy
Seed pods of Red Cap GumTree (Eucalyptus Erythrocorys)
From Peter in Perth, Local reserve mid October 2014
Red & Green Kangaroo Paw (Anigothanzos manglesii)
Erect Guinea Flower (Hibbertia Riparia)
Australian Magpie (Cracticus Tibicen). A member of the order Artimidae. Not related to the European Magpie.
Wanderer or Monarch Butterfly @ Dwellingup (SE of Perth) (Danaus Plexippus).
Only known in Australia since 1871, they migrate into South of Western Australia in Summer
Immature Longhorn Grasshopper (Conocephalus Seivittatus).
Actually closer to crickets than grasshoppers.
Galah (Eolophus Rosecapilla)
Also called rose-breasted cockatoo, galah cockatoo, roseate cockatoo or just the ‘pink and grey’ One of the most common of cockatoos, and often seen in noisy groups. An agricultural nuisance as are most of the cockatoo family.
Splendid Fairy Wren (Malurus splendens).
Male in display plumage. The western variety of Blue fairy wren that is not related to the true Wren. More recently has been grouped in large family Meliphagoidea. At Banksia Springs, Dwellingup.
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