Category Archives: Australian Wildlife

Long Nosed Bandicoot – Friend or Foe

We have had a lot of holes being dug around the garden and some of my plants have been pulled out of the ground. I had also seen a lot of digging in the compost heap, so I set the … Continue reading

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Keeping the Birds from eating all the Figs!

I have a small Fig tree (Ficus carica) which produces lovely fruit,  green on the outside and pink in the middle. The birds love them and last year I didn’t manage to  get any fruit. I had used bags to … Continue reading

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July in South East Queensland

The weather is cool and dry at the moment, which is a relief after the wet and humid summer. Yesterday I saw this baby koala in the front paddock, so cute. Koalas  are in serious decline and suffer from the … Continue reading

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Rain and Koalas

Rain has continued this week and we are very lucky not to be caught up in the floods that are affecting most of Queensland.  We are lucky too that our house is at the top of the hill well away … Continue reading

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The Flying Fox ate my Nectarines!

We have been looking forward to eating our nectarines this year, having watched last year as they disappeared in the evenings. I had tried everything from Perspex barriers to nets, none worked, it seemed that the possums and the flying … Continue reading

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