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Fairy Penguin is one of the cutest Australian birds, also know as the Little Blue Penguin!

Fairy Penguin is one of the cutest & smallest Australian birds, also know as the Little Blue Penguin!

Jean Baptiste Apuatimi / Jirtaka sawfish ochres on canvas 115 x 53 cm

This excellent painting by Jean Baptiste Apuatimi demonstrates how the eye naturally wants to fall on the area of an image that is highest in contrast. In this case the middle of the artwork. Contrast is a very powerful composition tool Más

Kookaburra- reminds me of a song I was taught in kindergarten. Kookaburra sits in an old gum tree counting all the monkeys he can see, laugh, kookaburra laugh, kookaburra thats no monkey thats me.

Kookaburra- reminds me of a song I was taught in camp as a child. Kookaburra sits in an old gum tree counting all the monkeys he can see, laugh, kookaburra laugh, kookaburra thats no monkey thats me.

May Gibbs ~ Wattle Babies (my favourite author as a child, more countries outside australia need to know about May Gibbs)

"Wattle Babies", Sydney: Angus Robertson Illustrations by Australian May Gibbs. These may be "wattle babies" to you, but to me they're gumnut fairies!

Tasmanian Devil - Found mainly in Tasmania and along the southeastern coast of Australia. They are nocturnal, and usually eat birds, lizards. or scavenge the remains of dead animals they may come across. Tasmanian devils only get 3 to 4 feet in length. Sadly these animals are concidered endangered

The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is a carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae, now found in the wild only on the Australian island state of Tasmania.

The emu is the largest bird native to Australia and the only extant member of the genus Dromaius. It is the second-largest extant bird in the world by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. There are three subspecies of emus in Australia. The emu is common over most of mainland Australia, although it avoids heavily populated areas, dense forest, and arid areas.

The emu is the largest bird native to Australia and the only extant member of the genus Dromaius. It is the second-largest extant bird in the world by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. There are three subspecies of emus in Australia.

Fairy wren ❤️

Variegated Fairy Wren (Malurus lamberti) lives in diverse habitats across most of Australia

Sturt Desert Pea - when you come upon this flower in inland Australia you are amazed.

*AUSTRALIA ~ Sturt Desert Pea - when you come upon this flower in inland Australia you are amazed.

The Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine was the largest carnivorous marsupial of modern times...it was hunted to extinction in 1936.

Thought to be extinct, multiple 'sightings' have scientists searching for Tasmanian tiger - National Post: National…

Rustic Shearing Shed in Rural Australia. Went to a dance in one of these. Great music and fun.

Here's the Australian shearing shed concept we're playing with for Lindsey house Rustic Shearing Shed in Rural Australia.