Many birds were seen, with magpies being the most numerous. They never seem to be afraid of passing pedestrians, which make them easy to photograph and a delight for young ones to see a largish bird up close.
A pink rhododendron tree was full of blossoms, a flowering cherry tree exhibited even more blossoms as did a kunzea bush. A polygala bush was ablaze with its flowers. A hebe bush had many pink and white flowers.
About halfway along Dryden Concourse it crosses the Brushy Creek Trail, which is underground at this point and a walking path follows the underground creek. There is also a walking path along Mt. Dandenong Road.