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Please include when and where taken, tech specs and any other pertinent details from the sighting. Matt

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@@Game Warden Are birds OK in this thread?   Australian fur-seal hauling out on my local beach ~ 12/01/12. Many of the seal pups do this from Nov through to Feb, some just for a rest but others do

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This echidna was digging for ants at the roadside as we drove through Nubeena, a small town on the Tasman Peninsula yesterday.     This photos shows the impressive length of the front digging cla

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Come on Australian Safaritalkers, let's see your wildlife pics...

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Game Warden

Who can update this topic with some Australian wildlife photos?

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Soukous

I hate to see a grown man beg :D

so here are a few to get the ball rolling. Only kangaroos I'm afraid.

These were taken in the southern part of Western Australia, south of Perth.

 

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Common Brushtail Possum, Corinna, Tasmania April 2014

 

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Albino wallabies, Warrawong, Adelaide Hills

 

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Australian Fur Seals, Bruny Island, 2009

 

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Bottle-nose dolphins, Bruny Island 2009

 

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Echidna, Bruny Island 2009

 

 

 

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Rufous Wallaby aka Tasmanian Pademelon, Corinna, Tasmania April 2014

 

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Common wombat, Flinders Island 2009

 

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Bennetts Wallaby, Flinders Island 2009

 

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I really want to upload a short video of an echidna and a Tasmanian Devil in my garden, but cant work out how to do it..Please advise..

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Game Warden

@@RichB Upoad to Youtube then cut and paste the link. Two species I'd love to see in the wild.

 

Matt

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Game Warden

Yes, upload to Youtube or other video hosting website.

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@@Game Warden Are birds OK in this thread?

 

Australian fur-seal hauling out on my local beach ~ 12/01/12. Many of the seal pups do this from Nov through to Feb, some just for a rest but others do die from exhaustion/starvation. They also attract Great White Sharks.

 

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Eastern Grey Kangaroo ~ 09/06/13. Must be a wild ride for the joey in the pouch. Usually they bound off in the opposite direction but this girl surprised me when I was leaving the local saltmarsh after some bird photography. There is a grumpy male in this mob that I've had to fend off with the tripod on a few occasions.

 

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SafariChick

Matt it has to go through Youtube first does it, as I dont have a You Tube account yet..I just tried to upload and got this message : You aren't permitted to upload this kind of file..MP4.

@@RichB it's easy to create an account, if you don't mind having one ... now I really want to see this video!

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Soukous

Water Monitor

 

this one was quite relaxed as we clambered over the rocks for a swim

 

 

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Freshwater crocodiles

 

the first shots were taken at Windjana Gorge, Western Australia

 

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this last one was taken by the Fitzroy river, also WA

 

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Whiptail wallaby, Atherton Tablelands

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Lumholtz's tree kangaroo. Atherton Tablelands

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Echidna, Kangaroo Island

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Tasmanian pademelon, Cradle Mountain

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Bennett's wallaby, Cradle Mountain

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Hope this works...Tasssie Devil in my garden..Captured on a Bushnell Natureview HD max...

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Echidna busy digging for ants,at Narawntapu national park, Tasmania.

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Spotted Quoll on my Veranda..in Tassie.

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Game Warden

Great videos @@RichB - I'd love to see a Tasmanian devil and echidna: I'd also like to see a platypus.

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Koala Bear enjoying the good life on Kangaroo Island.

 

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Some crocodiles from the Northern Territory, the first a freshwater and the rest salties:

 

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A little different, from under the sea off Port Douglas:

 

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Game Warden

@@Zubbie15 Beautiful colours in these images, thank you for adding them. What camera set up and housing did you use?

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Thanks @@Game Warden. The underwater pics were taken with a Canon D20 underwater point and shoot, nothing fancy. It's just such a beautiful spot it doesn't take any skill or fancy equipment to get decent pics. :)

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One more Australian wildlife set for me. We spent 2 nights in Alice Springs, in the Red Centre, and were hoping to see Black-footed Rock Wallabies. Our first day we spent primarily around town, but toward dusk we went for a walk around the botanical gardens. We were happily surprised to see some Wallabies (I think at least – as far as I can tell the only other option in the gardens are Euros, which would be bigger) coming down the rocks as the sun set.

 

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The next morning, like good safari-goers, we left our hotel as the sun rose in order to try to get to Simpson’s Gap, in the West MacDonnell National Park. We hoped to be there before any crowds, as morning and evening are best for the wallabies. We were the 2nd car in the parking lot (never saw the other people). We slowly and quietly walked along the rocks where the signs indicated the wallabies were located, but didn’t see any. Finally, just as we were about to give up, one came hopping around a rock. He stopped pretty quickly when he noticed us, but after deciding we weren’t a threat kept eating, while watching us with one eye.

 

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When he decided to leave, we kept walking and came across another one eating.

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Atdahl

Great pics everyone. Someday I hope to make it there myself and take some pictures of my own.

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