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What have we got here: woodland birds

This three and a half minute snapshot explores the reasons for declining bird populations in the impacted woodlands of the southern Murray-Darling Basin. In contrast, the intact woodlands of the north-western Murray-Darling Basin have healthy populations of birds including the crested bellbird, Australian ringneck, varied ...

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Kooaaa! It's a kookaburra

This ABC In Depth feature article describes how kookaburra chicks fight for survival in the family nest in springtime.

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Birds and coffee

This is a teaching-learning resource containing teaching strategies and student activities that support an investigation into the impact of different coffee production methods on biodiversity and, in particular, on migratory birds. The resource has seven tabs, six of which are relevant. The first four tabs set out the suggested ...

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Cussen Park: Hear and there soundwalk

This resource provides information and teaching and learning activities about Victorian wetlands environments. The resource is designed to accompany students on a visit to Cussen Park and to provide a guide to interacting with its interpretative Soundwalk and signage. The activities also provide general information on the ...

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Cassowary ecology quiz

Explore facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how much people can help cassowaries. Work through ecology notes and resources. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Embroidered picture of a huia, c1900

This is an embroidered picture of a female huia bird ('Heteralocha acutirostris') on a branch taking nectar from the flowers of a rata (a native New Zealand tree). The dark-coloured bird has white-tipped tail feathers, and light orange wattles at the base of its beak. The work has a stylised Mäori design around the edges ...