Sunday, December 13, 2009

Koala with joey on back at Jarowair

13 December 2009

KOALA WITH BACK JOEY AT JAROWAIR!!

Brendon and I were over the moon to notice a female Koala with a large back joey, resting in the shade of a thick remnant dry rainforest tree at Jarowair!  This is our first sighting of a back joey at Jarowair and was just wonderful.  The photos were difficult to take due to the thick tree but are proof enough of this wonderful sight.

This sighting made for three koalas seen on one day.  See the previous post here.

B & J

Koala with large back joey at Jarowair 13 December 2009

Koala with large back joey at Jarowair 13 December 2009



Koala in tereticornis tree

13 December 2009

Brendon noticed this gorgeous koala in a eucalyptus tereticornis tree (one of their favourite feed trees) at Jarowair. It looks strikingly similar to the one photographed here on the 5th of December this month - what do you think? The markings on the legs and face are very similar.

B & J

Koala at Jarowair 13 December 2009

Koala at Jarowair 13 December 2009


Saturday, December 12, 2009

Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink at Jarowair 2009

12th December 2009

Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink  (Egernia Modesta) at Jarowair

This Egernia Modesta, aka Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink was found in the shed in-between some picture frames that have been stored while we build the house at Jarowair.  

J.G.

Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink (Egernia Modesta) 12/12/09

Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink (Egernia Modesta) 12/12/09

Eastern Ranges Rock-Skink (Egernia Modesta) 12/12/09

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Koala in rest tree at Jarowair

5 December 2009

I noticed this healthy koala resting in a large ironbark tree down the back of Jarowair while riding the motorbike with the dog. Koalas often use non-feed trees as rest trees, and ironbark are perfect, with the trunk, nice and grippy and plenty of leafy foliage for shade coverage.

Judi

Jarowair Koala 05/12/2009

Koala showing more of the ironbark tree at Jarowair 05/12/09