Australian Blackwood (Acacia Melanoxylon)

Acacia melanoxylon, commonly known as the Australian Blackwood, is an Acacia species native in South eastern Australia. The species is also known as Blackwood, hickory, mudgerabah, Tasmanian Blackwood, or blackwood acacia. The tree belongs to the Plurinerves section of Acacia and is one of the most wide ranging tree species in eastern Australia.

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Eastern Barred Bandicoot

The eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) is a nocturnal, rabbit-sized marsupial endemic to southeastern Australia, being native to the island of Tasmania and mainland Victoria. It is one of three surviving bandicoot species in the genus Perameles.  It is recognisable via three or four dark horizontal bars found on its rump. It is the only … Read more

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Eastern Slopes

Eastern Slopes is a beautiful property located between Willaura and Wickliffe on the volcanic plain in Victoria. The property has had many generations looking after the land and planting trees to create habitat and WOODiWiLD is proud to be helping to add to this legacy.  The re-forested areas will help create corridors for wildlife across … Read more

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Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha)

Acacia pycnantha occurs across much of Victoria and southeastern South Australia, including Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island, with some extension into southern inland New South Wales, and at Mt Jerrabomba in the Australia Capital Territory. There is an putative natural occurrence near Broken Hill, in western New South Wales. It has become naturalised in many areas … Read more

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Grassland Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis pinguicolla, also known as Victorian grassland earless dragon, is a species of lizard in the family Agamidae. It is one of a documented species of a relatively small dragon belonging to the genus Tympanocryptis. T. pinguicolla is endemic to the state of Victoria in southeastern Australia. As with the other grassland earless dragons, it … Read more

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Grey Headed Flying Fox

The grey-headed flying fox is the largest bat in Australia. The overall colour of the pelage is a dark-grey body with a light-grey head, separated by a reddish-brown collar. The fur on the body is long and streaked with grey, the broad and well defined collar completely encircles the neck with hair that is golden … Read more

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Hickory Wattle (Acacia Implexa)

Acacia implexa is a widespread species in eastern Australia, extending from an outlier on the Atherton Tableland in north Queensland, south through southeastern Queensland and along the coast and tablelands of eastern New South Wales. It is widespread in Victoria and an outlier occurs on King Island, Tasmania. This species is a small to medium sized … Read more

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Manna Gum (Eucalyptus Viminalis)

Eucalyptus viminalis, the manna gum, ribbon gum, white gum, or viminalis, is an Australian eucalypt. It is a straight erect tree, often around 130 feet (40 metres) tall, with rough bark on the trunk and base of larger branches, its upper bark peels away in long “ribbons” which can collect on the branches and surrounding … Read more

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Prickly Moses (Acacia Verticillata)

Acacia verticillata (Prickly Moses; prickly-leaved wattle; star-leaved acacia; prickly mimosa; whorl-leaved acacia) is a perennial shrub to small tree native to south eastern Australia.

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Prickly Tea-Tree (Leptospermum Continentale)

Leptospermum continentale, commonly known as prickly tea-tree, is a species of slender, straggling shrub that is endemic to south-eastern Australia. It has sharp-pointed, narrowly egg-shaped leaves, white flowers arranged singly in leaf axils and woody fruit that remains on the plant when mature.

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River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis)

Eucalyptus camaldulensis is one of Australia’s most widespread eucalypts.  It occurs along riverbanks, creeks and the edges of lakes of the Murray-Darling drainage basin. It extends south from southern Queensland, across most of New South Wales and Victoria, to the south east of South Australia. Populations extend to the Hunter River basin in New South Wales to … Read more

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Slaty Sheoak (Allocasuarina muelleriana)

Allocasuarina muelleriana, commonly known as the slaty sheoak, is a small tree of the genus Allocasuarina native to South Australia and Victoria.  The fast growing dioecious tree typically grows to a height of 4 metres (13 ft).

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Southern Brown Bandicoot

The southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus) is a short-nosed bandicoot, a type of marsupial, found mostly in southern Australia.  In Victoria, they are more common than elsewhere in Australia, being found along the whole length of the coast and at up to 1,000 m (3,300 ft) in the Grampian and Dandenong mountains. Southern brown bandicoots … Read more

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Spotted Tailed Quoll

The Spotted-tailed Quoll is about the size of a domestic cat, from which it differs most obviously in its shorter legs and pointed face. The average weight of an adult male is about 3500 grams and an adult female about 2000 grams. It has rich-rust to dark-brown fur above, with irregular white spots on the … Read more

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Striped Legless Lizard

The Striped Legless Lizard differs most obviously from a snake in having external ear openings, small scaly flaps for hind limbs, a long tail and a broad, undivided tongue. It is pale grey-brown above, with a darker head, and almost white below. The most distinguishing characteristic is a pattern of light and dark parallel lines … Read more

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Swamp Gum (Eucalyptus Ovata)

Eucalyptus ovata, commonly known as swamp gum or black gum, is a small to medium-sized tree species that is endemic to south-eastern Australia. It has mostly smooth bark, glossy green, lance-shaped to egg-shaped adult leaves, green flower buds in groups of seven, white flowers and conical to bell-shaped fruit.

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Swamp Wattle (Acacia Retinodes)

Acacia retinodes is an evergreen shrub that is native to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Short racemes of yellow flowers are produced periodically throughout the year.  Some common names are Retinodes water wattle, swamp wattle, wirilda, ever-blooming wattle and silver wattle.

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Swift Parrot

The Swift Parrot is small parrot about 25 cm long. It is bright green with red around the bill, throat and forehead. The red on its throat is edged with yellow. Its crown is blue-purple. There are bright red patches under the wings. One of most distinctive features from a distance is its long (12 … Read more

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Totem Poles (Melaleuca decussata)

Melaleuca decussata, commonly known as cross-leaf honey-myrtle or totem poles, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae native to South Australia and both native and naturalised in Victoria. It is an adaptable shrub, grown in many parts of Australia for its attractive foliage but is regarded as an environmental weed in parts of Victoria.

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