Today I set out in the morning with Seamus Doherty to do a walk in Belair National Park for a hike and to make some observations before the rain set in. For those not from Adelaide, Belair is in the Adelaide hills around 25 minutes from Adelaide City center. The park adjacent is adjacent theContinue reading “Day 2 of the CNC 2020 in Adelaide”
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There are many bees in Australia how many in your garden?
Two for the Price of One
Many people would not think of looking for orchids in autumn, but in the Greater Adelaide region we have three orchid species flowering at this time of the year, with many winter orchids not far behind. By late April, one of South Australia’s most attractive autumn orchid, the Fringed Hare Orchid, Leporella fimbriata will be in the middle of its flowering time.
Most Observable Organisms of Greater Adelaide
Week 2:The Common Brown Butterfly (Heteronympha merope) All 5 Families of Butterflies are represented in South Australia. The Skippers & Darts (Hesperiidae), the Gossamer-winged (Lycaenidae), the Whites & Yellows (Pieridae), the Swallowtails (Papilionidae), and the Brush-footed (Nymphalidae). Within the Brush-footed Family we find one of Greater Adelaide’s most numerous Butterflies, the Heteronympha merope, unsurprisingly namedContinue reading “Most Observable Organisms of Greater Adelaide”
Natural Areas in the Greater Adelaide Region
o you’re ready to contribute to the City Nature Challenge 2020: Greater Adelaide but aren’t sure where you should go to make observations? Check out the long, but hardly exhaustive, list of great natural areas in the Greater Adelaide