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Prepping the Campervan

Ideal for an adventure-packed holiday for two [...]

Adelaide Aliens & Listing, 2008

Since the mid-1970s shooters and trappers have had to stop the advance of our starling into the west [...]

2008: Goodbye, Perth (Western Australia)

A little further on from Subiaco is Bold Park and the western headquarters of Birds Australia. [...]

Brown Teal, Tiritiri Matangi

With fewer than 1,000 in the entire world it’s as good as extinct. There’s really no way back from that low a number. [...]

Flinders Birds, 2008

I turned back pre-breakfast to see what birds were up and about early to scrape a living from the desolation. [...]

2009: New Zealand Plovers, Miranda

So it was that tuturiwhatu became my next lifer but not before tuturiwhatu had joined the trip list. You read that right. [...]

2009: Not Quite Freycinet, Tasmania

On the eastern seaboard Tasman Highway, heading north to Bicheno for the road down the other side of Moulting Lagoon. [...]

2009 Victoria Fires & Extinction

Victoria’s death toll had risen to 25 with fears that the final figure could top 100. [...]

2009: Little Penguins, Tasmania

A breeze picked up at Eaglehawk Neck, enough that I started shivering. I hoped the main attraction wouldn’t be long. [...]