Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Creatures of the Creek

Wasp Nest Tally; 40 kills at 20.3.17

At the end of February, Flowerdale Landcare once again held a platypus watch along the King Parrot Creek. With 19 watchers this year, we met at Flowerdale Community House for dinner and a briefing and having been allocated our sites, headed out to see what was happening in the Creek.

There were a number of newcomers to this activity and it was great that three people spotted a platypus in the heart of the residential area of Flowerdale. Only one other siting was recorded this time. However a few  days later Ken Mival came up with this great shot while taking a regular morning walk along the pedestrian path;

Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Ken's Platypus
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