Tag Archives: waterbirds

a thriving River Murray wetland

Happiness is a wetland drying down after a flood and providing habitat and food for more than 3000 waterbirds! Spotlit in the late afternoon light, stilts, avocets, ducks, spoonbills and herons quietly forage for their favourite foods. The numbers are … Continue reading

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FINALLY SOME GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS!

The 2013 winter rains in south-eastern South Australia have produced the first effective flows to fill regional wetlands in more than a decade. The classic chain-of-ponds wetlands along the eastern side of the region’s parallel sand ridges have filled to … Continue reading

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