Wet Season Roebuck Bay

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Juvenile Zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) in the waters off Thangoo.

After a period of being landlocked, we packed our cameras and headed out in the dinghy yesterday for a cruise around Roebuck Bay, enjoying unseasonal easterly winds.  Our prevailing wet season winds are westerlies, which make for choppy conditions in Roebuck Bay. Heading across the bay to the waters off Thangoo, we spotted six of these gorgeous little newborn Zebra … Read More

Ghost Crab

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Horn-eyed Ghost Crab (Ocypode ceratophthalma)

A feisty Horn-eyed Ghost Crab  (Ocypode ceratophthalmus) adopts a defensive position on Broome’s Cable Beach.  Ghost crabs are named for their pale carapace, and this particular species for the protrusions from its eye stalks.   Ocypode ceratiphthalmus is found on exposed, seaward beaches, and is active at night. Ghost crabs have one claw larger than the other, and nest in … Read More

Pygmy Squid

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This beautiful little Pygmy Squid (probably Idiosepius pygmaeus) is only about 1cm long with tiny circular fins at the rear end, and longer tentacles that extend from shortish arms at the front of the animal. Feeding on tiny shrimps and crabs, it’s said that the squid sneaks up on shrimp and immobilises them by biting through the nerve chord. Thesquid … Read More

Kimberley Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

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Kimberley Whales and Reefs Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

Join Broome film makers, photographers,  and naturalists Richard Costin and Annabelle Sandes on a 7 day wildlife expedition cruise along the Kimberley coast.  Travelling through some of the most remote parts of Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph Humpback whales in their calving grounds as we travel through the Kimberley’s remarkable Buccaneer Archipelago, and the outer reefs and shoals. … Read More

“Seabirds & Cetaceans” brochure

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Seabirds and Cetaceans brochure designed by Kimberley Media

Digital (PDF) brochure for Kimberley Whale Watching and Kimberley Birdwatching‘s expedition cruise along the Kimberley coast in September 2013.  As the cruise had a focus on Kimberley seabirds and cetaceans we were also able to provide imagery.

New “Seabirds and Cetaceans” whale watching trip

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Kimberley Coast whale and bird watching expedition cruise

Join photographer and film-maker Richard Costin from Kimberley Whale Watching (and Kimberley Media), and George Swann from Kimberley Birdwatching for an unforgettable trip along the Kimberley coast, and out to Adele Island and the Lacepede Islands.  A wildlife photographer’s dream, you’ll have the chance to photograph seabirds and cetaceans in their natural habitat. 11-20 Sept. 2013 $5,500 pp twin share … Read More

Augustus Island

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The edge of a sandy reef on Augustus Island in Camden Sound

Augustus Island, at the northern end of Camden Sound, is one of the largest islands on the Kimberley coast. The island measures 22km by 16km at its widest point, with a total landmass of 190km².

Kimberley wildlife photography cruise

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Kimberley Whale Watching

Kimberley Whale Watching is pleased to announce two exciting opportunities for photographers to photograph wildlife on the Kimberley coast. The two “Whales & Reefs” expedition cruises will follow the migratory path of the Kimberley’s humpback whales, from Broome back to Broome, and visiting Adele Island and the Lacepede Islands, two important bird and turtle nesting sites, Camden Sound (the Kimberley’s first inshore marine park), Augustus Island, one of the largest islands on the Kimberley coast, and explore some of the Kimberley’s diverse and amazing fringing reefs.