Port Fairy Wharf
We walk along the wharf, where we tied up, and found plenty to see. Firstly, we came across the crew of ‘Putty’s Pride’ hand-making their crayfish pots on the wharf besides the boat.
A lucky look into the water, at just the right time, revealed an eagle-ray swimming by. Then we were informed by a resident that the stingray is a ‘local’ ray which lives in the wharf area…. then he went on to say that there may be more than one ray all thought of as the said ‘local’ ray!
Another ‘local’ is the seal which hangs out at the boat ramp. It is fed scraps fish by the fishermen that clean their catches there. The boat ramp was across from Thorfinn so we got to watch the antics of this seal. If he wasn’t begging scraps from the fishermen, he was teasing the birds with the scraps. Throwing the titbit in the air and promptly diving back under the water with it just as the gulls swooped.
A Nankeen Night Heron turned up early for his night time hunting and posed for me on the wharf!
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