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Sunday, 2 March 2014

Along Kedron Brook

Starting not far from the heart of the city and ending in solid suburbia and as far out as the airport Kedron Book is the place to be on a sunny Sunday afternoon.The brook extends from D'Aguilar National Park, near Camp Mountain, 29 kilometres downstream to west of Brisbane Airport at Nudgee emptying into Moreton Bay through the Schulz Canal. 

It was named by German missionaries and is a biblical reference to the crossing of Kidron Valley to enter the Garden of Gesthemane. 

I obviously have no idea about the Garden of Gesthemane, but Kedron Brook is not a million miles from what I think it may have been like. Lush, protected bushland, streams and wetlands all well managed with flat paths and signposts to make them accessible to all. 

These are wonderful habitats for birds and mammals and on my walk I could hear the cackling of kookaburras, the crows cawing and the miner birds just being noisy. This is the home of flying foxes and insectiverous bats, the grass owl, and even the elusive echidna nearer the national park. 

 This tree trunk clearly suffered but still sustains enormous life above it .

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