Foxes Lair September Highlights
September is the peak flowering month, particularly for orchids with early flowering orchids finishing and new ones coming into flower.
In normal seasons the bush is a mass of different flowers, with highlights being tassel grevillea and other proteaceae, shrub wattles, sundews, hibbertias, pea flowers, and everlastings.
• Stark white spider orchids and other orchids on the Valley Loop in early September.
• The Claypit is a great place for kids and for a picnic. In late September you can see dragon orchids around the Claypit
• The Granite Trail winds through green growth, granite boulders and rock ferns. Look for bullets at the rifle range bank
• See dewy spider webs on misty mornings and local roos in early mornings and evening.
• Scented sun orchids start flowering in late September
• Enjoy the wildflowers on a leisurely ride on cycle trails. Take care as these trails are also for walkers.
For wildflowers flowering in September download the booklet below
• Highbury Reserve has a standout Stark White Spider orchid display in September. Take mosquito repellent.
See endangered marsupials at Barna Mia Nocturnal Animal Sanctuary : Friday, and Saturday (except for public holidays.
• There are a number of great spots, which are at their best in September. Scroll down these pages for great family, wildflower, and wildlife spots.
• Go on a numbat, echidna and bird spotting drive through Dryandra Woodland National Park.
• Consider some half to full day excursions that include a number of stops. For examples Yilliminning Rock to Toolibin Lake (see orchids opposite entrance) then Facey House at Wickepin, or Yornaning Dam/Dryandra.