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Inala Insights Newsletter - 40 Spotted Pardalote - Photograph Alfred Schulte

Inala Autumn Newsletter

Friday, 7 April 2017

Welcome to Autumn at Inala Summer is over, yet the good weather remains strong down on Bruny Island, most chicks are fully fledged and the adult Short-Tailed Shearwaters and Little Penguins are beginning to head back out to sea. Aerial insectivores are still dancing on the warm insect laden breezes and there are enough tree and plants...Read more

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Strong-billed Honeyeater (Photo: Alan Fletcher)

A time for all birds

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

We have enjoyed a few odd bird sightings on the island of late. Strong-billed Honeyeaters, one of our favourite endemics, as well as several other species, have been exhibiting winter nesting behaviour. This is rather unusual to say the least; Strong-billed Honeyeaters typically breed from early spring through summer! A regular species...Read more

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Inala Nature Tours - Christmas party

Mid-Summer Inala Newsletter 2017

Friday, 29 December 2017

A Very Merry Inala Christmas The grass is growing faster than Bori can mow it in the Gondwana Garden, The sunset colours of the Christmas Bells are painting the Bruny roadsides, there are fluffy chicks peeping and cheeping in every corner of the landscape and the Bruny ferry is running full steam, packed with relaxed holiday makers and...Read more

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Crested Bellbird by Chris Tzaros

Inala go Outback in 2017!

Monday, 5 September 2016

Join Inala's Outback South Australia Tour from 20-29 July 2017 for a unique exploration of the birds, mammals and pre-history of the Australian Outback.Read more

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Budgerigar by Chris Tzaros

Inala's 2017 tour portfolio finalised!

Monday, 5 September 2016

From the far reaches of Cape York, to the lofty peaks of Tasmnia our comprehensive selection of tours for 2017 includes the lot. With our network of excellent guides and our commitment to service excellence and delivering an unbeatable birding tour you han be sure we've got your birding interests covered! Our Australia page lists all of...Read more

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Orange-bellied Parrot, Photo: Chris Tzaros

An update on Orange-bellied Parrots

Sunday, 18 December 2016

News on the OBP front is not so rosy as things seem to be for birds here at Inala, but we're not giving up the fight yet. Confronted with the cold hard facts that only four wild females and eleven wild males returned this year to their breeding ground at Bathurst Harbour, and recognition that the captive-breeding program has failed to...Read more

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Morinna considering a taste of tinsel, last Christmas

Wildlife care (the 'babies report')

Sunday, 18 December 2016

We’ve said goodbye to last year’s ‘crop’ of babies: Monday, Morinna and Mangana, the Tasmanian Pademelons, and Mac and Monique, the Bennett’s wallabies. They've now made their home in the greater Inala landscape. Monique was the most reluctant to go and spent the first few weeks of her release either in the office, in the shed (creating...Read more

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Tonia with Ben Callison and David Hartwell, hiking the Inala trails.

New faces, and familiar ones

Sunday, 18 December 2016

We would like to welcome Dan Davies. Dan is helping us with our IT, website and business development, and is a great addition to the Inala team. Inala wouldn't be what we are (which is great!) without our wonderful guides, office staff and property team. You are sure to have met many of them either through correspondence, visiting Inala...Read more

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Peewee considering one of the tunnels in the new plantation

More goings-on at Inala

Sunday, 18 December 2016

Property works Our Property Manager Bori has been busy fencing and planting an area in front of the Inala office with native species to screen the raptor hide from the driveway (access to the cottages). This will reduce the risk of vehicles and people walking along the driveway inadvertently disturbing birds near the hide. Also, with the...Read more

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Fernanda taking the elevator back to a Forty-spot nestbox to gently return chicks.

Birds at Inala - there's been so much happening!

Sunday, 18 December 2016

It's been a bumper spring for birds at Inala this year. After a wet winter and the best spring growth we have seen for many years, the birds are taking advantage of excellent conditions to breed in profusion. Forty-spotted Pardalotes The Forty-spotted Pardalotes have been amongst the most prolific breeders this spring. There are five...Read more

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