Unknown Scaevola species - possibly introduced - with fleshy, lightly serrated, glabrous leaves and pale blue flowers that have longer 'petals' than spp. listed for Wilsons Prom. On Tidal R. lookout track, in mixed weedy/native veg.
The Thick-Lip Spider-orchid is a small geophytic terrestrial orchid endemic to NSW and Vic. About 19 populations are know, with about 450 plants. This one seen on LilliPilli Car Park walk from Tidal River, Wilsons Prom. It is listed as Vulnerable under EP
Male (left) and female Crested Shrike-tit in suburban garden, Avondale Heights. Appear to be nesting nearby. Male gets aggressive and attacks its image in car side mirrors and windows.
NB male has blacker throat - female olive green.
Found dead in seasonal pool beside Maribyrnong River. ID not 100% guaranteed; back not as warty as usual but eyes also collapsed so may be due to dehydration/decay. Only other possible frog is Golden Bell Grass Frog, which is not found in Melbourne area.