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Cockies at their Local
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Cockies at their Local

Watering hole, that is. This mob of Carnaby’s Cockatoos have made a big splash at the birdbath lately! Arriving en masse twice a day, they travel out to the Nullaki in the morning and return to their “mainland” roosts in the late afternoon. They always make room for another drinker, while the little peppermint saplings...

A Marsupial Tale (tail?)
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A Marsupial Tale (tail?)

While running down a private road off Nullaki Drive a few weeks ago, I picked up the object in the attached photos. There was only one thing I thought it could be, and I sent the photos out to 4 ecologists who all came back with the same ID confirming my suspicion: it’s the tip...

Nullaki Monitoring Plan
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Nullaki Monitoring Plan

How many foxes do we have roaming the Nullaki? Are the feral cats widespread, or confined to certain areas? Do we have bandicoots wandering around at night? Are the rabbits really worse than in previous years? To answer these and other questions, WICC and Nullaki Conservation Initiative have implemented a plan to provide a consistent...

Save the Seal?
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Save the Seal?

A New Zealand fur seal is discovered ‘washed up’ on the Anvil Beach sand. He is lying very still, his breathing almost imperceptible. His fur seems dried out, not sleek and wet like we are used to seeing. He has a wound on his shoulder, which looks old and healed. He doesn’t appear to see...