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Hello and welcome to Dandenong Ranges Nature Photography. My name is Kathie and I live in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia. A photo of a blue banded bee I took in 2009 led me on a path of discovery. I began researching to find out what kind of bee it was. [more... ]

Recent blog posts

Living on the willow tree

Of course, it's not just insects that like the willow tree and make use of it. There are birds as well, and our cats, and fungus. It really has a life of its own. Toki loves to climb the tree. The kookaburras find it a great place to sit while worm watching. The eastern spinebill use it … [Read More...]

Willow Tree Close up

Have you ever looked really close at a willow tree? I hadn't, until we shifted to our home where an old one presides at the back of our home. Amazing tree really. And you wouldn't guess what actually lives on it at different times of the year. I was surprised! I bet you are too. I haven't yet … [Read More...]