It’s 3 pm local time in Canberra. Outside in the suburb of Lyons the ambient temperature is 41 Degrees C or 106 F in the shade. It’s bloody hot..
Sunday 18 June 2017 – A pleasant 5 km walk around Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Photo: © Copyright 2017 Andrew VK1AD
Sunday 9 April 2017, storms over Canberra. No Summits on the Air (SOTA) around Canberra today! Photos: © Copyright 2017 Andrew VK1AD
Friday 13 January 2017 @ 15:15
Where in the Australian Capital Territory is this benchmark (BM) survey marker plate (general location say within 1 km)? Original post 20 November 2016, post updated 12 December 2016. Who’s into Geocaching, do you know the precise location? Clues: Space, STS, year 1981 and the number 26 🙂 Answer: At the former Orroral Valley Tracking…
Spotted this 20 cm (8 inch) Frilled-neck lizard on a morning walk around my suburb of Lyons and Oakey Hill Nature Reserve in Canberra, Australia’s Capital Territory. Canberra is known to Aussies as the ‘bush capital’. The frilling of the neck and the open mouth stance is a defensive mechanism to scare potential predators. I…
Walking at lunch today I passed this perfect specimen of the Shingleback. Length is about 350mm or 14 inches in the old scale. The shingleback lizard is native to Australia. The name ‘Stumpy’ is from the short tail. Photos: © Copyright 2016 Andrew VK1AD Canberra is well-known as the bush capital.