Bee-Eater

The bee-eater, also known as a Rainbow Bird, is a delightful beautiful native bird that swoops the sky and grasses for flying insects. A Rainbow of colour – exquisite gemmy tones – these birds are a delight to watch when you are fortunate enough to visit their territory. One Dreaming …

Shark

An encounter with a shark is not recommended at close range, unless one is in an aquarium or safely aboard a reasonably sized watercraft!  Sharks have been known to not only attack hapless swimmers; there are many tales of attacks being made on small dinghies and boats. The term ‘shark’ …

Waratah

This large, stately flower is the state symbol for New South Wales. Its Aboriginal name comes from its vibrant, red colouring. There are several Dreamings about the Waratah, one going back to the days of volcanoes! This Dreaming describes how the leaves of the Waratah can protect one from fire …

Willy Wagtail 

Richard Riley. Copyright 2015

This black and white bird is well-known and loved for his cheeky, bold nature.  They are unafraid of people; if one approaches too close to a nest, this wagtail will guide you away, flying and darting just out of reach.  They will also vigorously defend their nests, their small size …