Visiting Animals to the Backyard
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  • We regularly get wildlife in our backyard including bandicoots, blue tongued lizards and echidnas. Here are just some of the feathered ones.

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    Galah at feeder
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    Flock of Galahs at feeder
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    Male Eastern Rosella in tea tree bush
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    Our Quakers attempting to befriend the Rosella
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    BB the Quaker edges closer to the Rosealla
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    Clutch of Eastern Rosella eggs in nest box - 2006
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    Eastern Rosella nestlings from 2004
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    Noisy Miner at nest. Approximately 15 m up
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    Currawong at nest
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    Pair of Kingfishers
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    Goshawk
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    Goshawk being dive bombed by a Noisy Miner
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    Flock of Yellow Tailed Black cockatoos flying overhead
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    Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo in tree beside our house
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    Echidna burying itself in the garden
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    A pair of Tawny Frogmouts we spotted sleeping in our Tree Fern. They stretched their bodies out to camouflage themselves
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    Each year, the Eastern Rosellas return to nest. This year (2008) we placed the nest box in a different tree and the pair had no hesistation in occupying the box. The female is inspecting the nest box here.
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    This is the male showing off his bright colours
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    These little green frogs live by our pond and are a delight to watch
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    Channel Billed Cuckoo - usually makes the oddest loud wailing noise as they fly over
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    Not quite in our backyard (but not far from), a young Koala by the side of the road