Also-rans – Part 2

While writing this post, it became apparent that we did quite a few little birding trips in the first half of 2015. None of these (in my opinion) were worthy of a stand-alone post, since many were just short walks, others were visits to spots already covered in previous posts, and some were rather uneventful. Nonetheless, here…

Mill Park Lakes – suburban birding at its best

Located just 30km north of Federation Square, Mill Park epitomises Melbourne’s rapid and unstoppable urban sprawl. Yet somehow, wetlands teeming with birds persist in an ever-encroaching sea of humanity. To get to the wetlands, take a left off Plenty Road on to McDonalds Road, passing the huge Westfield shopping complex on your left. McDonalds Road continues…