Ardices glatignyi larva
Melangyna viridiceps, common hover fly sitting on a Pelargonium flower (not 100% sure on the ID of the plant)
Ardices glatignyi male and female copulating.
Micro wasp and aphids(Aphis nerii)
This is just the trunk of a gorgeous Kauri tree in Adelaide's Botanic Garden.
Another magnificent eucalyptus, the Eucalypt grandis grows in Queensland and New South Wales. This huge specimen grows in Adelaide's Botanic Garden, where I learned there are over 700 species of eucalyptus in Australia!
The River Red Gumtree is called a "widowmaker," since it can spontaneously drop huge branches for no known reason. This one is in the Adelaide Botanic Garden, where a volunteer docent told me Australia has over 700 species of eucalyptus.
The green bark of the Bottle Tree (Brachychiton rupestre) can photosynthesize in a drought after all the leaves fall off! Water is retained in its bulging trunk, and it has pink leathery flowers
The Little Black Cormorant is always described as "all black," but clearly it has some white on some feathers, and also a blue eye.
This is my favorite photo of the ubiquitous Australian Magpie, as it shows the beauty of its feathers. Some have all white, some have gray, depending on their region and subspecies.
This pair of Eastern Rosellas (with a Crested Pigeon) in the Adelaide Botanic Garden were among the prettiest rosellas I saw.
Adelaide's Botanic Garden is noisy with Noisy Miners. Originally I thought they were Myna(h) Birds, as they look quite similar, especially their eyes.
This is a Crested Pigeon, and iNaturalist wants to call it a Spotted Dove...???
moth on a dwelling
mantid on a dwelling.
wasp seen on a bay tree
Bagworm moth family Psychidae as larvae
Found in the garden of a residence.