• Lyre bird foraging amongst mulch Lyre birds are becoming more and more common at the upper reaches of the Allyn River in northern NSW. Once confined more or less to the highlands, they are ubiquitous ...
    Posted 19 Apr 2018, 18:44 by Jamie Derkenne
  • Bat Sculpture a Malanga New Ireland artifact The provenance of a sculpture I bought at auction for $50 in 2017 in Sydney has been found. The sculpture features a squatting figure with well delineated hands surmounted by ...
    Posted 18 Mar 2018, 15:08 by Jamie Derkenne
  • Nummulites, all the way down Stare at something long enough, and you may start to see patterns and connections that simply aren't there. Nummulites are large coin shaped fossils, that look like coiled rope ...
    Posted 17 Jan 2018, 23:24 by Jamie Derkenne
  • Xylaria On the Peachtree park walk at the Upper Allyn River, NSW, in early December 2017, we found some examples of Dead Man's Fingers, or Xylaria. Xylaria are hard to ...
    Posted 20 Dec 2017, 22:18 by Jamie Derkenne
  • Strange concretions at Katherine NT These strange concretions were found near Katherine in the Northern Territory Strange fossils like concretions on fossil pavement behind a caravan park near Katherine in the Northern Territory are probably ...
    Posted 12 Nov 2017, 18:54 by Jamie Derkenne
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