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US students getting a different perspective on Bruny Island, from Cape Raoul.

University groups

Sunday, 3 April 2016

University students from the US discover some of our favorite places...Read more

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Golden-shouldered Parrot - A highlight of any trip to Cape York (Photo: Alfred Schulte).

2016 departures

Sunday, 3 April 2016

2016 scheduled departures are filling up! But there is still limited availability on tours in Tasmania and our Eastern and South-eastern Australia Highlights tours! Chances to see Plains Wanderer, Malleefowl, Regent Honeyeater and Eastern Bristlebird...Read more

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Spikey

Rescued Critters

Sunday, 3 April 2016

Many of the little ones in our care at the time of the last newsletter have been successfully reared and are happily bouncing around our pen here at Inala. They will all be released shortly. One of our little family has however not been so fortunate…poor Mono, a little Bennett’s Wallaby, contracted Toxoplasmosis (a nasty disease) and Sue...Read more

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A sneak peek of our new banner

American Birding Expo 2016

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

As well as attending the British Birdfair this year, Inala will also be heading to the American Birding Expo, September 16-18, 2016, at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center, Columbus, Ohio.Read more

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White-bellied sea-eagle and ravens at Inala (Photo: Alfred Schulte)

A time for raptors

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Winter is a time for raptors here at Inala. With all species more likely to feed on carrion during the colder months, our raptor photography hide is the place to be! This time of year is also when White-bellied Sea-Eagle start their breeding flight displays, and we have recently enjoyed a number of spectacular sightings over the Inala...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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Leucospermum sp. in Inala's Jurassic Garden.

Our Jurassic garden is blooming wonderful!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Our Jurassic Garden is looking good after surviving a very dry summer and several a severe winter downpours last year. All this rain has in fact done wonders, and, despite these trying conditions, the garden is looking lush with winter flowering species adding a welcome splash of colour. Most impressive are a number South African...Read more

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Forty-spotted Pardalote (Photo: Andrew Browne).

A wet winter for all

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

After a long, parched summer, with dams across the state at near record lows, the rain finally arrived, and oh boy, did it arrive! Sadly, many northern parts of the state got so drenched they made appearances in global news bulletins - our thoughts go out to all those who suffered often substantial losses in these recent rains. While not...Read more

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Monday and Monique

Wildlife care update

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

As most of you know we busy ourselves with a range of conservation issues here at Inala, one of which is tending injured and orphaned wild animals. The combination of Tonia’s biological and agricultural background, plus her years of experience as an animal carer, ensure that all animals that come into our care are well looked after. The...Read more

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Grietje van Randen wearing one of her creations, inspired by Tasmania's amazing giant kelp forests.

More new staff!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

We would like to welcome Grietje van Randen to the Inala team. Grietje recently joined the Inala office staff and works here most weekends. So you may hear from her when corresponding with us or meet her as she welcomes you to the Inala garden and museum. In her other life, Grietje is something of a textile arts star! Keep an eye out for...Read more

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