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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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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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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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Bill Hildebrandt and Tonia psyching up at the US Bird Expo in Columbus Ohio

Bird Fairs and Expos around the world - it was great to see you!

Sunday, 18 December 2016

In England The 2016 Birdfair in Rutland, England was, again, a wonderful event. It was really great to catch up with all the regulars as well many new people thinking about, or committed to, visiting Inala or joining one of our tours. 2016 was our 8th consecutive year at this amazing birdfair, and Inala's stand is going from strength to...Read more

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And now the BIG news!

Friday, 5 February 2016

We've been waiting to tell you our very big news ...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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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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