Entries by Tilligerry Habitat

Koalas under attack from magpies

It is not only humans that get knocked around by magpies in the nesting season. On a recent walk around the Tilligerry Habitat we found a koala had settled in a tree a bit too close to where a butcherbird was building a nest. He came under attack from a bird who typically are very […]

Koala Sightings in and around Tilligerry Habitat

For the past six months we at the Habitat have been working on improving our record keeping of koala sightings. Tilligerry Habitat members and visitors have been extremely helpful in reporting koala sightings and we are now producing some meaningful data. Our sightings are now recorded on the national database by Port Stephens Koalas. This […]

What is in bloom in March

Many  thanks to Charlie Bell, our resident expert botanist who took these pictures of what is in bloom in this month of March. We are just coming out of some extreme weather conditions with a heatwave where several days of 40+ degrees took their toll on us all. ” slug=”What-is-in-bloom-in-March” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Koalas suffer in the heat

With the heatwave still continuing throughout NSW, as I write Moree is in it’s 41st consecutive day of 35 degree temperatures. This koala struggles to get comfortable in his tree. We are putting out strategically placed ice cream containers of water for the koalas. Every little helps.

Four koala day at Tilligerry Habitat

Koalas are not social animals, so it was great to see four in the Habitat today. A male and a female were in the same tree in fact. Pictured are three of the four koalas that we were able to snap. The close up shot is of a male.   Males can be recognised by having less […]