Backyard BioQuest

Backyard BioQuest

When I first heard about QuestaGame’s World Bioquest I planned on spending the whole weekend adventuring far and wide. But as a dad with kids (who were keen to compete as long as I did not go “Dad nature crazy” on them), such grand ideas are are not always practical. I didn’t end up adventuring far that weekend, but you never really have to go far to get a serious dose of nature!

What on Earth is that?

What on Earth is that?

It’s not everyday that QuestaGamer Tanya finds an insect this odd. Normally she has at least some kind of idea what she’s looking at though. But when face to face with this oddity, all she could do was scratch her head - and she wasn’t alone. 

Beauty and the Beast: White-Stemmed Gum Moth

Beauty and the Beast: White-Stemmed Gum Moth

“Ouch!” The sudden pain was not what I had expected. I quickly dropped my new find, and re-learnt an important lesson. If you don’t know what it is, it’s best not to touch it!

Bell Miners Raise a Major Alarm Bell

Bell Miners Raise a Major Alarm Bell

Recently QuestaGame player Corinne noticed a peaceful "tingling noise" coming from the trees. Fortunately she was able to photograph one of its contributors - an olive-green coloured bird about 18 centimetres long, with an orange bill and black forehead. She correctly identified it as a Bell Miner