This little guy has been visiting my backyard for quite a while now, I have a water feature that he rather enjoys every night.
The motorbike frog is a frog well known in Southwest Australia. It is a ground-dwelling tree frog of the family Hylidae, one of only three species of hylids occurring in that region. Its common name comes from the male frog’s mating call, which sounds similar to a motorbike changing up through gears; it is also known as Moore’s frog, the western bell frog, western green and golden bell frog, and western green tree frog.
Not long ago I lost my beautiful girl Karma, it broke my heart having to say good bye to her :o((( but also needing to have fur baby in my home & heart, I now have a gorgeous boy “LENNON ” named after an amazing human, John Lennon. ❤ Lennon is a gorgeous little man and is a very welcome new personality into my home ❤ xxx
There is always so much to photograph in England. These are just a few from my last visit to this wonderful country.
These little beauties are the newest addition to a friends family.
This is a frequent sight here in Perth, Western Australia during our summer period. I managed to capture these photos, 2 streets away from my home, last year. Hopefully this coming summer we will see far less fires.
During the bushfire season, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) calls on additional fixed-wing water bombers from the Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW) who has the largest fleet.
These aircraft are released to assist DFES to contain large bushfires and support its ground and helicopter fleet.
Both DPAW and DFES aircraft are on standby through contract arrangements during the bushfire season and operate from metropolitan and regional bases strategically located at Jandakot, Bunbury and Manjimup and Albany.
Fixed-wing water bombers are a valuable and efficient firefighting resource used to assist helicopters and ground crews to boost firefighting capability.
Like helitacs, water bombers can only operate during daylight hours but due to the location of their nominated operating bases can be redirected quickly to high priority fires at short notice. They are also capable of carrying and dropping up to 3200 litres of water.