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Weather Forecast

Waring Wombat Season [Apr-Jul]

Cool, rainy days follow misty mornings. The time of highest rainfall and lowest temperatures.  Waring (wombats) emerge to bask and graze in the sunshine.

Bulen-bulen (Superb Lyrebird) males perform their courtship displays.

Hearts of Kombadik (Soft Tree-ferns) are the major food when no fruits are available.

Days are short and nights are long.

The constellation of Sagittarius rises in the southeast after sunset, indicating the mid point of cold weather.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

 

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Biennial Hooded Plover Census - 13 & 14-Nov-2010

Spring is in the air!  An important event is happening on the weekend of November 13th & 14th - the Biennial Hooded Plover Census, cordinated by Birds Australia.

Between San Remo and Inverloch that weekend, we will be counting the following species along our coastline:

Hooded Plover

Pied Oystercatchers

Red Capped Plover

Sooty Oystercatchers

All you need to bring is:

  • pair of Binnoculars
  • notebook and pen
  • hat, sunscreen, protective clothing and a drink.

How to identify birds and informative tips are available from the Bass Coast Regional Hooded Plover Coordinator.  Anyone interested in taking part can contact Steve by email by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Bass Coast Friends of the Hooded Plover is a regional group of BirdLife Australia.

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