Captured at Gorman Park in Mulwala, NSW. The Laughing Kookaburra is one of two Kookaburras found in Australia, the other being the Blue-winged Kookaburra. The Kookaburra is the largest bird of the Kingfisher family.
This Australian Pelican was captured landing in the Gorman Park lagoon in Mulwala, NSW. They are large waterbirds in the Pelecanidae family. They are very graceful in the water and look very awkward outside of it.
Perched waiting for the next opportunity to snatch its prey from the sky. Rainbow Bee-eaters are beautiful migratory birds of the Meropidae family. Their ability to manoeuvre while hunting is really something to be seen.
Delatite River, Mansfield, VIC.
Taken at the foot of Mount Buller on a wet day bringing out the colours and contrast. The Delatite River is part of the Murray-Darling Basin, it runs all year round when there is normal rainfall. The waters start from the west side of the Victoria Alps and flow into the Goulburn River at Lake Eildon.
Yarrawonga Channel, Yarrawonga, VIC.
The Murray River water is diverted at Yarrawonga down two irrigation channels. The Mulwala channel and the Yarrawonga Channel. The Yarrawonga channel is 957 kilometres long and services Yarrawonga to Barmah. Captured here on a moody day with a spectacular double rainbow.
Murray River, Mulwala, NSW.
The mighty Murray River downstream from the weir during a flood event. 175,000 megalitres were released per day which is roughly 1.5 times the capacity of Lake Mulwala which holds 117,500 megalitres. The Murray River is the largest river in Australia measuring 2,508 kilometres.