Flinders Island Tasmania, 2014

In March 2014, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted on Flinders Island in Bass Strait. At least 643 species were new records for the island, including 39 species believed to be new to science. One threatened and 7 exotic and pest invertebrate species were observed, while 10 threatened and 12 exotic flora species were recorded Flinders Island […]

Rare marsupial mole found at Kiwirrkurra

The recent discovery and filming of a western marsupial mole (Notoryctes caurinus) by Indigenous rangers near Kiwirrkurra has garnered a lot of media attention. The marsupial mole, which is restricted to the deserts of central and western Australia, is almost never seen, and even less often captured on camera. It spends most of its time underground, and […]