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B-mail January 2017

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B-mail January 2017

Monthly Buddy Spotlight: Motorbike frog

Also known as the Western Green Tree Frog, this frog actually lives mostly on the ground although it can climb up onto low branches or shrubs in search of food.....

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B-mail July 2017

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Photo credit: Bill Mark Bell

B-mail July 2017

Mistletoes and Mistletobirds

Mistletoes are a semi-parasitic plant that live off their host tree and are found all over Australia’s mainland. They have a bad reputation in some areas, but they also use their powers for good.

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B-mail May 2017

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Photo credit: JJ Harrison

B-mail May 2017

Welcome to your May B-mail, the monthly newsletter of Backyard Buddies.

This month's B-mail features a native hen, a lot of fungi, Tassie Devils, and the winning entry for our Penguin Toy competition.


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B-mail November 2017

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B-mail November 2017

It is certainly a pretty good life if you are a Green Turtle living in the stunning waters around Magnetic Island.  Learn more about some of the native animals and birds that call "Maggie" home...

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B-mail September 2017

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Photo credit: Michael Todd

B-mail September 2017

Kangaroos in trees, a flashy little bird and welcoming butterflies

You would be forgiven for suspecting the feathers of the male Pink Robin have been artificially enhanced but that spectacular bright pink is all natural...

 

 

 

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”BYB is a great intro to Australia’s wildlife - to educate your kids and discover more about nature in your backyard. I recommend BYB to all parents.“

Helen - BYB Supporter & Parent, WA

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