BCOIR January 22, 2022

Merri and Adelaide enjoy visiting the oval together. "BCO is a beautiful, tranquil, natural space. Our community has shared this space for as long as I can remember. We don't need synthetic surfaces, boundary fences and designated areas

BCOIR January 22, 2022

Meet Ross, Beatle, Ziggy and Zeus. "We often bring our dogs Zeus and Ziggy for a run at the oval. Of course the pitch needs improvement, but we are so lucky to have this open grass space

BCOIR January 22, 2022

Due to their timid nature and quick reflexes, you may only ever see them dashing for cover as you approach. The Eastern Water Skink is one of the larger skinks and can grow up to 30 cm

BCOIR January 22, 2022

Good luck trying to spot an Eastern Whipbird in the Gore Creek Reserve surrounding Bob Campbell Oval - their dark olive green plumage acts like an invisibility cloak against the backdrop of the bush. You will however

BCOIR January 22, 2022

The Bar-Tailed Godwit has the aerodynamic build of a jet fighter, with long pointed wings and a sleek streamlined design allowing them to fly at speeds of up to 88km/h. As a migratory wader, it comes to

BCOIR December 3, 2021

Next time you’re down at the Oval, listen out for the sound of the Common Froglet chatting away, trying to attract a mate. They sound a bit like crickets, except at a lower pitch. Unlike many frogs

BCOIR December 3, 2021

Leonie says, "I am here most days running and am on a first name basis with every blade of grass! This is a wonderful space for all kinds of activities - organised or otherwise. Please retain the

BCOIR December 3, 2021

You'll be lucky to catch a glimpse of the Eastern Water Dragon who is more often heard than seen. Often the only clue to their presence is a splash as they drop into water from an overhanging

BCOIR November 22, 2021

Like cheering on your favourite footy team, Sulphur Crested Cockatoos have a loud raucous call, designed to travel great distances through the forested environment. They’re at their nosiest in the early evening as they head home to

BCOIR November 18, 2021

Powerful by name, and powerful by nature - the Powerful Owl is Australia’s largest owl with an impressive wingspan of up to 140cm. A top nocturnal predator it often hunts at night in the nature reserve surrounding