Tree trunks and sprouting leaves in the wet tropical rainforest

Rainforest tree trunks

Leaves sprouting from a tree trunk in the rainforest

Rainforest 1 – 3:  Looking back at some of the wondrous Nature seen on a trip of my lifetime to the wet tropical rainforest in Queensland, Australia, in 2011.

Hint of Autumn 8

Brown and green acorns in the same cluster on the tree

Some acorns are turning brown as they ripen while most remain green even on the same cluster on this oak tree. Plenty of acorns have already fallen elsewhere despite the early stage of autumn. Many still remain on the woodland floor from last season.