Postcard - Uluru & Kata Tjuta
Postcard - Broome
The Laughing Kookaburra
Australia has 20,000* plant species and 2,300* animal and bird species.
Most of these are only found in Australia.
This website provides over 850 images of Australian flora and fauna as well as uniquely Australian scenes (postcards).
You are welcome to use these images for any non-commercial use.
We only ask that you acknowledge the website.
index of profiles and images begins further down the page - here's a quick link to it.
The wildflowers of the Lane Cove and Blue Mountains National Parks provide the foundation of this website.
These Parks are our "extended garden".
Imagine a 250,000 ha garden with over
1,000 species of flowering plants
and all sorts of wildlife.
We trust you enjoy the images.
Alan & Dianne.
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We are indebted to Les Robinson's
(Kangaroo Press, 2003) and the Field Guide To the Native Plants of Sydney website. These two reference sources have greatly assisted us in identifying wildflowers. Royal Botanic Gardens' PlantNET
Index of images
Selecting an underlined name below will take you to its web page.
for the birds
- includes images of - Birds webpage
Australian Wood Duck
New Holland Honeyeater
Pacific Black Duck
Blue Mountains National Park Wildflowers web pages
The Blue Mountains National Park covers 250,000 hectares and is a World Heritage Area.
The Blue Mountains National Park Wildflowers webpages contain images of over 180 species.
The species have been placed into 5 family groups - each group having its own web page.
Each web page also has a landscape or some wildlife found in the Blue Mountains.
Lane Cove National Park Wildflowers web pages
The Lane Cove National Park covers 600 hectares and is in the heart of Sydney.
The Lane Cove National Park Wildflowers webpages contain images of over 200 species.
The native species have been divided into 5 web pages. There's also a weeds webpage to help distinguish the endemic from the epidemic.
Each web page also has a landscape or some wildlife found in the Park.
Index of all the species
Orchids of the Sydney Region
This webpage contains images of twenty orchids that are found in the Greater Sydney area.
It also includes an overview of the largest flower family in the world.
Orchids of Western Australia
This webpage contains images of over twenty Western Australian Orchids - mainly from the Stirling Range National Park.
Of the 700 or so orchid species in Australia, half can be found in Western Australia.
Postcards from Australia
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, WA
The Lunette at Lake Mungo, NSW
Merino Rams at Woodstock, NSW
Paddlesteamer at Echuca, Vic.
World Peace Bell at Cowra, NSW
The Lily Windmill & Stirling Range, WA
Uluru & Kata Tjuta
(Ayers Rock & The Olgas, NT)
Horizontal Falls, WA
Kangaroo & Joey at Madfish Bay, WA
The Victorian High Country
Wind Farm, Albany, WA and Blayney, NSW
Beechworth & Bright, Vic
Wave Rock, Hyden, WA
The Japanese Gardens at Cowra, NSW
Abbreviations of Australian States - NSW - New South Wales; NT - Northern Territory; Vic. - Victoria; WA - Western Australia.