Little Troublemaker: Scratching all through the Garden
Now that its winter, a clucky visitor may be scratching around near you. It’s coming up to breeding season and male Brush Turkeys, also known as Bush Turkeys or Scrub Turkeys, are building and maintaining mounds.
They scratch leaf litter, sticks and mulch from a radius of about 20 m into a massive mound that can be 4 m in diameter and 1 to 1.5 m high.
Christmas Pantomime in the Backyard
If you need a break from all the eating this Christmas season, why not relax in the backyard and let mother nature put on her own Christmas entertainment.
You might just spot a Pheasant Coucal running around your back door.
Tasmanian Native Hens
Tassie "turbo chooks"
‘Turbo chook’ is the affectionate name given to the Tasmanian Native hen. However, they have no relationship to domestic chickens but belong to a group of waterfowl known as rails.
The Native hen is a flightless bird standing approximately 45 cm tall with strong sturdy legs.