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Native mice

Native mice

Who else is hosting new winter residents? And what terms have you set on their tenancy? A non-lethal response suggested by Michael GS, one that he has found effective, is electronic rodent control… not that they are rodents… at http://www.pestrol.com.au/pestrol-rodent.html Mark Carter


Snakes alive!

Common Brown Snake. Photo by Peter Robertson © Museum Victoria

Summer usually sees the presence of a few snakes in particular locations around the Bushlands.  Most are brown snakes but quite often a tiger snake or two joins the fray. In most instances they can be left to move off to other places but occasionally some may invade buildings and hence require removal.  We are […]


Nesting box rewards.

Nesting box rewards.

Sugar Gliders enjoying one of the Connecting Country nesting boxes.


A very welcome bushlands visitor

A very welcome bushlands visitor

by Cate (Chewton Chat, March 2012)


The wild life around here is not so wild

The wild life around here is not so wild

So Jeremy and I were sitting there at the end of a warm day having a quiet ale when one of the locals drooped in for a drink. The level in the bowl was low so I thought – I’ll just top it up. Never did I think the echidna would lap the water as I […]


Cormorants and a Heron

Cormorants and a Heron

A big surprise for Glen when he found three Cormorants and a Heron watching over his dam A slightly closer shot after one cormorant had left the party


A micro bat being fed by a trained person. Do not try this at home…..

DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME - THE BAT WILL SUFFER (AND SO MAY YOU)

Check it out on YouTube


Bob the Brown Snake and friend

Bob the Brown Snake and friend

For a geezer at Glen’s neighbourly snake go to his YouTube video.


Who was watching who?

Who was watching who?

Echidna drinking past bedtime

Echidna drinking past bedtime

Video on YouTube of an Echidna having a drink of water during the night.


Black Wallaby

Everything set in default state for post

Here is why the Cherry Ballart (Exocarpos cupressiformis) trees look so tidy.