W – Wattle tree and white heron

There are many species of wattle tree in Australia. This image is probably Acacia dealbata or Silver Wattle. Many acacias look similar and often the leaves or phyllodes are how you can differentiate between species. The Golden Wattle is the national floral emblem of Australia.


White heron

These birds are often seen in creeks near where they enter the sea or in ponds and dams on local properties. They are also called egrets.

White heron in the bay


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