Blue Flax Lily

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Twining Guinea Flower and Seeds

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Clematis

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Pink Wax Flower

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Rainbow

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Egg and Bacon

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Wonga-wonga Vine

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Birdsnest Fern

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Looking South from Barrenjoey Headland

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Sydney Peppermint

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Flannel Flower

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Pittwater Mist

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Tongue Orchid

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Blue Flax Lily Berries

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Rainbow Lorikeet

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Hillock Bush

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Careel Bay, Pittwater

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Hairy Clerodendron

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Sweet-scented Wattle

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Rough-barked Apple

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Native Raspberry

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Darwinia

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Swamp Lily

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Narrabeen Lagoon

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Scribbly Gum

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Sydney Red Gum

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Powerful Owl Family

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Rocks near Elvina Bay Track

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Purple Swamp Hen

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Sundew

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Monday March 13th, 2017

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PLAYING POSSUM We hear them rustling and squeaking around us at night in our gardens, street trees and parks - Sydney's marsupial nightlife. Bring the family along to the Willoughby Fauna Fair on Sunday 26 March to see them up close and hear from experts about their fascinating lives. The fair will be in Currey Park 10 Victor Street (opp Dougherty Community Centre) Chatswood. For more information and the full program of events see: www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/EventDetails.aspx?PageID=1892&eventid=4373 Photo: Mother Ringtail Possum and two babies returning to their nest at dawn in Chatswood. Meredith Foley

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Tuesday March 7th, 2017

PNHA Birdwatching Sun 26 March, 8am

Come along and see what we find in the rainforest at Irrawong Reserve, home to many birds not often seen locally. Beginners and experienced birdwatchers welcome.

Meet at 8am at the end of Irrawong Rd, North Narrabeen.
Bring binoculars, water, insect repellent, morning tea.
Bookings aren't essential, but if you email you're coming we'll look out for you.
Enquiries: pnhabirdwatching@gmail.com
Photo: Spotted pardalote by Neil Fifer
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Sunday March 5th, 2017

Mozzies are enjoying the wet weather. This giant mozzie is one to welcome, though, because its prey is other mosquitoes - their wrigglers. It's about twice the size of the others. But it doesn't need your blood, some protein before it can lay eggs, as do others. As an adult it's vegetarian. Toxorhynchites or the Elephant Mosquito. photo by Gary Harris ... See MoreSee Less

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Sunday March 5th, 2017

Nick Halkyard was cleaning up Careel Creek. The reward was that he was nearly able to touch the Eastern Water Dragons. ... See MoreSee Less

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About Pittwater Natural Heritage Association (PNHA)

With urbanisation, there are continuing pressures that threaten the beautiful natural environment of the Pittwater area. Some impacts are immediate and apparent, others are more gradual and less obvious. The Pittwater Natural Heritage Association has been formed to act to protect and preserve the Pittwater areas major and most valuable asset - its natural heritage. PNHA is an incorporated association seeking broad based community membership and support to enable it to have an effective and authoritative voice speaking out for the preservation of Pittwater's natural heritage. Please contact us for further information.

Our Aims

  • To raise public awareness of the conservation value of the natural heritage of the Pittwater area: its landforms, watercourses, soils and local native vegetation and fauna.
  • To raise public awareness of the threats to the long-term sustainability of Pittwater's natural heritage.
  • To foster individual and community responsibility for caring for this natural heritage.
  • To encourage Pittwater Council and the NSW Government to adopt and implement policies and works which will conserve, sustain and enhance the natural heritage of Pittwater.

Act to Preserve and Protect!

If you would like to join us, please fill out the Membership Application Form

Walks and Talks 2016

Sunday 28 August, Chiltern Track, Ingleside (birds and wildflowers)

The wildflowers should be in bloom and there will be an expert plant guide on hand. We find birds here such as yellow-tufted honeyeaters, not found on our other walks. When: 9.00am Where: Meet at the fire trail gate at the start of the track, nearing the end of Chiltern Rd, Ingleside.

Sunday 25 September, Warriewood Wetlands

The rainforest habitat at this reserve is renowned for bird species not commonly seen in Pittwater. When: 8.00am Where: Meet at Katoa Close, Warriewood

Sunday 27 November, Warriewood Wetlands

At this time of year, there should be plenty to see. The summer migratory species will have arrived and the Wetlands will be home to nesting birds and birds with young. When: 7.30am Where: Meet at Katoa Close, North Narrabeen.
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