52 Week Photo Challenge: Week 33 – Rain

I did have to look for rain photos but why can’t I find any. I am sure there must be some somewhere. Oh well for 52 Week Photo Challenge I found these.

Looking out of the window at Sydney Harbour on a rainy day.

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The raindrops on the Hipeastrum

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The spiders web caught a few raindrops.

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The Flower and the Bees

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The Hippeastrum is a fabulous flower to photo. Its large bell shaped flowers and striking colours give many an opportunity for some great photos. Throw in some Stingless Native Bees and you look into a busy tiny world.

The flowers are male and female. This is a female flower with the stigma ready for some pollen.

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This is a male with the anthers full of pollen

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All we need are some bees. Look how full the bees pollen baskets are.

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Once a flower is found the tiny bees come to collect the pollen.

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I wonder if they know there’s a spider in there.

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Week 31 – Empty Space

With a title like that for 52 weeks photo challenge  the sky’s the limit.

A little poem to start

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From the top of the pine tree the Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo can see all the empty space around

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The Square-tailed Kite was being harassed by the Friarbird

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Empty space abounds for the Jacky Winter perched on the old tree branch

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The Wedged-tailed Eagles getting away with their lunch. The one on the right has a Water Dragon trailing from its feet.

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The Ibis soared in the sky.

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The Black-shouldered Kite has the perfect perch to survey his surroundings.

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The Cormorant has many an empty space. One of my projects is to make some silhouettes of birds.

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Where could there be more empty space than…..weellll……Space

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