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Kings Park in June
A walk with the camera in Kings Park on a chilly June morning brings an album of West Australian Wildflowers from Roe Gardens, images of Perth and the Swan River from the Lotterywest Federation Walkway, also the activity of Birdlife in the Trees. 
Date(s): 25 June 2010. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 85 of 85 Total. 10089 Visits.
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The Giant Boab
This giant Boab Tree, estimated to be 750 years old, weighs 36 tonnes and stretched 14 metres high and 8 metres wide (branch span). The trunk measures 2.5 metres in diameter.

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Leaf Growth on Giant Boab
Almost 2 years after being transported over 3,200 kms from the north of West Australia, this ancient Giant Boab has promising signs of leaf growth.

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Pair of Galahs at Nest entrance
Chicks could be heard inside the hollow.

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Galahs at mouth of Nest

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Galahs still watching me

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Galahs change positions

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Galahs looking into the Nest

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Red-lobed Wattle Bird swings from a branch

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Wattle Bird camouflaged in Tree

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One Galah still guards the Nest

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Rainbow Lorikeet
Introduced to Western Australia from the Eastern States.

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Rainbow Lorikeet looks down from Branch
These introduced birds escaped from captivity and are quickly spreading over the metropolitan area to the detriment of our own native species.

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The Swan River and South Perth
Old Swan Brewery built 1879 in foreground.

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Meeting of the Swan and Canning Rivers
Viewed from the Glass Arched Bridge of the Federation Walkway.

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Travelling at speed on the Swan River

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Glass Arched Bridge of Federation Walkway

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The Old Swan Brewery
Built 1879 and operated as a brewery until relocating to a large, fully-automated factory at Canning Vale in the late 1970's.

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Narrows Bridge and Perth CBD
Currently the renovated building of the Old Swan Brewery contains a cafe/restaurant and function centre which re-opened in 2001. It also contains a microbrewery which produces malt ales and lagers. Historic photographs and artefacts are displayed.

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Qantas flies overhead to Perth Airport

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Among the Tree Tops on Federation Walkway
Walking towards Roe Gardens in search of wildflowers.

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Parrot Bush -- Dryandra sessilis

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Parrot Bush -- Dryandra sessilis

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Bees gathering nectar in Parrot Bush
Dryandra sessilis

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Dwarf Sheoak (male)

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Dwarf Sheoak (male)

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Grevillea leucoclada

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Grevillea leucoclada

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Bee on Grevillea leucoclada
Grows in the Northern Heathland.

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Mt Barren Grevillea -- Grevillea macrostylis

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Mt Barren Grevillea -- Grevillea macrostylis

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Hakea myrtoides

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Hakea obtusa
Colour of flowers darkens with age.

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Hakea obtusa
The opening flower is pale pink.

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Hakea obtusa

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Hakea obtusa
Grows in the Southern Heathland.

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Australian Magpie

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Buds on Cauliflower Hakea
Hakea corymbosa
Grows in the Southern Heathland.


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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana
Grows in the Northern Heathland.

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Diel's Grevillea -- Grevillea dielsiana

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Walukara -- Hakea rhombales
Grows in the Little Sandy Desert of Western Australia.

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Walukara -- Hakea rhombales

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Walukara -- Hakea rhombales

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Hakea invaginata
Grows in the Northern Wheatbelt areas.

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Hakea invaginata

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Hakea invaginata

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Bird Hakea -- Hakea orthorrhyncha

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Bird Hakea -- Hakea orthorrhyncha

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Seed Pods of Bird Hakea
Hakea orthorrhyncha

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Bird Hakea -- Hakea orthorrhyncha

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Bird Hakea -- Hakea orthorrhyncha

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Hakea "Burrendong Beauty"

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Hakea "Burrendong Beauty"

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Prominent Vein Grevillea -- Grevillea phanerophlebia
Grows in the Northern Wheatbelt.

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Prominent Vein Grevillea -- Grevillea phanerophlebia

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Bottlebrush Grevillea -- Grevillea paradoxa
Grows in the Northern Wheatbelt.

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Bottlebrush Grevillea -- Grevillea paradoxa

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Bottlebrush Grevillea -- Grevillea paradoxa

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Large Trees at the top of the rise
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Service Memorial is just below the trees.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Service Memorial
Unveiled in 2001.

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Inscription
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Service Memorial.

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South of the River
Zoomed across to a tall spire that caught my attention.

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Thryptomene denticulata
Grows in the Northern Heathland.

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Thryptomene denticulata

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Thryptomene denticulata

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Fungi in a grassed area

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Clump of Fungi

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Fungi at the base of a Tree

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Vegetation Native to the Darling Scarp

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Pioneer Women's Memorial Fountain
One of several water formations.

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Pioneer Women's Memorial Fountain

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Banksia 1 (original image)
Decided to experiment with some in-camera editing while in the Banksia Garden. This is the Original Image.

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Banksia 1 (colour accent mode)
This is the same as previous image after in-camera editing with Colour Accent mode.

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Banksia 2 (original image)

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Banksia 2 (colour accent mode)

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Banksia 3 (original image)

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Banksia 3 (colour accent mode)

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Banksia 4 (origianal image)

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Banksia 4 (colour accent mode)

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Banksia 5 (original image)

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Banksia 5 (colour accent mode)
My photo-shoot ended abruptly when I discovered I was carrying a spare set of flat batteries!

 
   
 
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