Archive for February, 2012

Wildlife Secrets Magazine : Vol 1 No 5

by on Feb.12, 2012, under Birds, Fauna, Magazine, Mammals

This month’s features:

Bird photography secrets
The creative talents of photographer John Cooper are inspiring. How does he capture some of Australia’s most amazing bird images? This bird magician reveals his secrets, showing you how the use of mobile bird hides, combined with perseverance and technique, provide an excellent opportunity to see birds as they really live.
Living with wombats
Does the wombat really cause havoc or is it merely misunderstood? Join David Alder as he takes you inside the world of the ‘bulldozer of the bush’. Learn how they survive from such diverse areas as the inland arid regions and the lush forest and grasslands of the southeastern Australia. As David reveals, we need to know more and do more if this gentle creature is to avoid the dangers of extinction.
Secret places: Phillip Island
Phillip Island is one of Victoria’s most significant wildlife environments and the penguin parade is a world- renowned ecotourism attraction. This island has so much to offer, from the roaring Nobbies to the scenic tranquility of Swan Lakes. And so much to do: beachcombing along the windswept beaches, marine life spotting on the shores or diving into the sea depths. And for those who love to capture on film animals in the wild, here you’ll find one the most rewarding backdrops: magnificent sunsets with the sky often filled with shearwaters returning home.

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