Lots of lepidoptera

Lepidoptera is an order of insects including butterflies and moth. Post the drought and bushfires in our part of Queensland, there have been lots of lepidopterans. One afternoon in April, Pete spotted 14 species on our property. Not to mention those that wouldn’t be still for identification!

Here is one of our favourties – common epicoma moth. Can’t help thinking it is Donald Trump, but beautiful!

Nest box carving

Ben Sparshott (14 years old!) demonstrated carving a nest box for microbats at the Inaugural Friends of Land for Wildlife Toowoomba Region catch up at Wordwood in July 2019. Lots about the new group to come …

Boxing wallabies

Thought …


En plein air no more

The walls are up! We now have privacy in the ablutions rooms we have decided to call The Depository and The Soapbox. As the temperature was down to less than 1 degree celsius this morning, I am keen to get the hot water installed! First, I await the doors …

Greenhood orchids

With the rain and cooler weather the greenhood orchids have popped up in a Wordwood mini-scree slope. For more about Wordwood’s flora click here Wordwood Flora.