NSW Waratah the Waratah
Alan & Dianne present
natural images of Australia
Over 2,000 images of
Australian flora and fauna
(click image to see a larger one)

Australia has over 21,000* plant species and 2,300* animal & bird species. Most of these are only found in Australia.
(* Australian Biological Resources Study)

You're welcome to use our images for any non-commercial use - just acknowledge our website.

Govett Gorge
Govett Gorge   (Ian Brown)

Waratah Software is proud to announce the development of a new website which focuses on Blue Mountains nature.

In collaboration with Ian Brown - the foremost Blue Mountains nature photographer - the website showcases our natural heritage and artistic endeavours.

You will find the website here.

for the birds
Spotted Pardalote
Spotted Pardalote
Images of over 80 native birds.
 ♦  About Birds + our index
 ♦  Parrots
 ♦  Water Birds
 ♦  Black Birds
 ♦  Small Birds & Honeyeaters
 ♦  Large Birds & Birds of Prey
Plus our profiles of -
 ♦  Australian King-Parrot
 ♦  Channel-billed Cuckoo (juvenile)
 ♦  Crimson Rosella
 ♦  Laughing Kookaburra
 ♦  Rainbow Lorikeet
 ♦  Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
 ♦  Tawny Frogmouth

here be dragons
Eastern Water Dragon
Eastern Water Dragon
♦  Eastern Water Dragon
♦  Mountain Dragon
♦  Skinks
♦  Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko
& creepy crawlies

♦  Golden Orb-weaving Spider
♦  St. Andrew's Cross Spider

The Three Sisters The Three Sisters

The World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park covers 250,000 hectares.

Our wildflowers webpages contain over 240 species. The species have been divided into 5 webpages based on botanical families.

Whale Rock Whale Rock

Lane Cove National Park covers 600 hectares and is in the heart of Sydney.

Our wildflowers webpages contain over 200 species and have been divided into 5 webpages based on botanical families. Plus there's a weeds webpage to separate the endemic from the epidemic.

floral tributes
Scarlet Banksia Scarlet Banksia - Banksia coccinea
♥  Sydney Banksias
♥  Coast Banksia
♥  Fern-Leaved Banksia
♥  Hairpin Banksia
♥  Heath Banksia
♥  Old Man Banksia
♥  Silver Banksia

♥  Western Australian Banksias
♥  Western Australian Orchids
♥  Blue Dampiera
♥  Drumsticks & Conesticks
♥  Flannel Flowers
♥  Kangaroo Paws
♥  the Mountain Devil
♥  Native Irises
♥  Orchids of the Sydney Region
♥  Snow Gums at Wallace's Hut
♥  Spider Flowers - Grevilleas
♥  Sturt's Desert Pea
♥  Sweet Pittosporum
♥  the Waratah

Postcards from Australia
Broome Sunset Broome, WA
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, WA
Lunette at Mungo The Lunette at Lake Mungo, NSW
Merino Rams Merino Rams
at Woodstock, NSW
Paddlesteamer Paddlesteamer
at Echuca, Vic.
Peace Bell World Peace Bell
at Cowra, NSW
The Lily The Lily Windmill & Stirling Range, WA
Uluru Uluru & Kata Tjuta
(Ayers Rock & The Olgas, NT)
Horizontal Falls Horizontal Falls, WA
Madfish Bay Kangaroo Kangaroo & Joey
at Madfish Bay, WA
The Victorian High Country The Victorian High Country
Wind Farms Wind Farm,
Albany, WA and
Blayney, NSW
Beechworth & Bright Beechworth & Bright, Vic
Wave Rock Wave Rock,
Hyden, WA
The Japanese Gardens, Cowra, NSW The Japanese Gardens
at Cowra, NSW
Hay, NSW Hay, NSW
Abbreviations of Australian States - NSW - New South Wales; NT - Northern Territory; Vic. - Victoria; WA - Western Australia.