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Tawny Frogmouth

2022-06-09T12:38:47+10:00September 24th, 2020|

The silvery-grey plumage streaked with black and brown and mottled with flecks of rusty brown and white provides these birds with the ability to sit in full view on an old tree stump in broad daylight and be practically invisible.

King Parrot

2020-09-24T16:27:55+10:00September 24th, 2020|

Surely one of the most beautiful of all the parrots, the male king parrot is resplendent in his plumage of scarlet red head and underparts, electric blue tail and emerald green wings and back.

Boobook Owl

2020-09-29T14:35:21+10:00September 24th, 2020|

The boobook owl does not possess the distinctive facial mask of the barn or masked owls. Boobook owls are the smallest of the Australian owl species, but they vary in size depending on where they live.

Banded Lapwing

2020-11-04T10:43:10+11:00September 24th, 2020|

The banded lapwing has a distinctive white ear stripe, a yellow eye-ring, a black cap and a small red wattle over the bill. Its upper breast is black with a white bib, the wings are grey-brown and its underbelly white.

Cane Toad

2020-09-24T15:32:03+10:00September 24th, 2020|

The cane toad is large, reaching up to 23cm in length. It has highly visible poison glands located near the back of the head. The back and legs of the cane toad are covered in wart-like lumps and its skin has a leathery appearance.

Green Tree Frog

2020-09-24T15:32:43+10:00September 24th, 2020|

The green tree frog is usually a beautiful bright green, though, depending on the mood of the frog, this may sometimes fade to a dark khaki green. Some specimens also have white spots that are outlined in darker colours.

Wolf Spider

2020-09-24T14:53:35+10:00September 24th, 2020|

There are many different species of wolf spider, which are so named because they actively hunt and run down their prey. Most species are dark brown or grey in colour with black, grey, orange or brown markings.


2022-06-09T12:51:10+10:00September 24th, 2020|

The perentie is Australia’s largest lizard reaching over 2.5 metres in length. It has a long neck and a stout, robust body ending in a long, tapering tail. The colour is yellow or cream with tawny brown rosettes edged in dark brown on their back and they have dark limbs with white spots.