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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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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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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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And we wish you all the best!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Well that’s it from us here at Inala. Thanks for taking the time to catch up with our latest happenings, it has been a pleasure sharing them with you. We look forward to seeing you around Inala, or on tour sometime. Happy winter (or summer if you are a northerner)!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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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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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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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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ANU Swift Parrot researcher Dejan Sojanovic checking nesting parrots at Inala.

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Sunday, 3 April 2016

We are pleased to report that we have also had some successes with Swift Parrots breeding on the Inala reserve this season. This also forms part of ongoing scientific research, and in all a whopping twelve nesting sites have been discovered on Inala. This figure does not include nests on the new land that we have acquired where we expect...Read more

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New addition to Inala - previous and new property boundaries.

Big news is a bigger Inala

Sunday, 3 April 2016

In December 2015 Inala tripled in size. See the extent of the new, enlarged Inala.Read more

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