Today was the most glorious autumn day with blue skies and warm sunshine. This afternoon I found myself in need of a therapeutic walk to take my mind of things that were troubling me and decided to go to Birdsland reserve with my Labrador Sophie. I've shared photos of this beautiful and peaceful reserve before but it's worth sharing again. Today there was a pelican on the water, something I'd not seen before. A pelican doesn't usually hang around a place without food and sure enough after a few minutes observation, four meals of some kind of fish were had. Here are some photos of my walk.
|Farmland adjacent to the reserve.|
|The first lake.|
|The small island in the middle the second lake.|
|You can see the pelican zooming of in the distance. They can sure move fast when they choose.|
|Regeneration programme showing young trees growing after the bushfires of 2009.|
|Heading along the path back to the car.|
While I was driving to the reserve Sophie was making the most excited noises. When she realised where we were, those noises increased in volume, she was so excited. I don't often bring her here for a walk but she has been here a number of times with the family who baby sit her when we are away. Obviously her memories of those walks are happy ones.