Eaglehawk Pelagic, Tasmania early-September 2021

With the COVID-19 ‘Delta-Strain’ creating havoc in NSW and Victoria, Mike Eaton and I (…as Queenslanders from a current ‘Low-Risk’ area) quickly responded to Rohan Clarke’s request to fill vacant spots on the upcoming double-header pelagic from Eaglehawk Neck on the east coast of Tasmania. In his Facebook post Rohan had virtually guaranteed rarities as …

After the ‘Lock-down’

Early in June 2020, the Premier of Queensland finally gave permission for it’s inhabitants to travel throughout the state, ‘lifting’ the ‘travel lock-down’ which we had observed since late-March due to COVID-19 restrictions. My friend Mike Eaton was desperate to go birding and get some new photographs, accommodation was arranged and we then decided to …