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Pretty but shy: How to spot an evasive fruit dove
August 6, 2021August 6, 2021
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Pretty but shy: How to spot an evasive fruit dove

A personal contribution from Big Scrub Landcare member Ken Dorey.  Yesterday I heard the two deep, reverberating calls of a Wompoo Fruit-Dove. When the penny dropped I listened for a third call, but it never came, not did I spot its owner.  Why was I so excited? BirdLife Australia describes the Wompoo as distinct for...

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Big Scrub Landcare is acting to protect rainforest from the threat of wildfire through the Saving our Rainforests from Fire project. The project will undertake urgent post-fire scientific research and assessment of the impact of recent bushfires on rainforest in northeast NSW, informing an appropriate post-fire response to improve the long-term management, protection and resilience...