Common Tree Snake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Melaleuca Swamp – ©Jayden Walsh

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Sydney Red Gum

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Sweet-scented Wattle

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Powerful Owl Family

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Tongue Orchid

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Tyler’s Tree Frog – ©Jayden Walsh

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Yellow-faced Whipsnake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Pittwater Mist

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Darwinia

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Sunday January 28th, 2018

Summer means lots of small creatures around. It's a bumper year for Cicadas. photos: cicada shells of several species, some wanting to emerge from the same spot, hence a pile up. Garden Orb Weaving and St Andrews Cross spiders catch some. Granny's Cloak Moth. Hawkmoth caterpillar - Theretra oldenlandiae, stingless native bees - Tetragonula carbonaria. Would you believe, some people have phoned the Council demanding something be done about noisy cicadas? for example spraying the trees? More information about the creatures on photo captions. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Wonderful photos and information

Thank you!

Sic me onto the cicada whingers. I'll sort them out.

 

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
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