Carnamah, Eneabba and the Western Flora Caravan Park

The towns of Three Springs and Eneabba which we passed through on the way here are very modest but there are still a lot of wildflowers in the bush so it was a lovely drive. This is a bush caravan park, with a strong commitment to land care and preservation of local fauna and flora. We arrived in time to join the 2-hr guided walk by the resident amateur botanist who imparted a wealth of information about the various trees and flowers, particularly methods of pollination. It was a fascinating talk. Thimageis morning we walked out to the A

Pacific Heron?

Pacific Heron?

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Almost-dead (appropriately) Wreath Flower.  The last one in WA with any flowers on it, we think!

Almost-dead (appropriately) Wreath Flower. The last one in WA with any flowers on it, we think!

Neighbours

Neighbours

Wetland at dusk

Wetland at dusk

Hot - but the flies obviously don't mind

Hot – but the flies obviously don’t mind

I think these are Cow-licks

I think these are Cow-licks

rrowsmith River and the Sand Stone Waterfall, 5 km return, and still within the property. This area was burnt (deliberately) a few years ago and the fire has generated a remarkable show of flowers. We also wandered down to the wetland at dusk and watched a heron fishing for his supper. We have really enjoyed our stay here and will be sorry to leave.

Geraldton tomorrow – back to the Big Smoke.

Lunar Eclipse Oct 8th

Lunar Eclipse Oct 8th

Fringe Lily

Fringe Lily

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Parakeelya

Parakeelya

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