There’s No Place Like Home

THERE’S   NO   PLACE   LIKE   HOME! Readers will probably notice that there have been no Bushtale articles for a few months.  That’s because Barry and I have been travelling around Oz!  For most happy holiday makers, they look forward to the adventure of a great holiday, spectacular scenery and relaxation!   But it quickly became obvious that […]

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Pinky’s Story

PINKY’S STORY… By Sheryl Wilson – Wildlife Carer Whilst living in Perth a few years’ ago, I attended a property in Landsdale, for the purpose of purchasing an aviary which was advertised for sale.    What I discovered at the property was beyond my belief. “Pinky” was a pink and grey galah who had been living […]

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Our Birds in Crisis

OUR BIRDS IN CRISIS Many residents will notice the abnormally high number of sick and dead birds, in particular, Pink & Grey Galahs, around our town recently. It is suspected that many of these birds have succumbed to a disease known as Avian Gastric Yeast.  This disease is caused by an organism that has been […]

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Bushtales Wildlife Update

WILDLIFE  UPDATE…. Indian Ocean Drive has now been open for 3 months and we have not experienced as many wildlife casualties as we first envisaged.   Loveland for Wildlife in Jurien Bay, together with Malubillai Wildlife Carers’ Network in Perth, have had 6 joey admissions and 1 echidna.  Unfortunately, one joey had to be euthenased due […]

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Local Dandaragan icon “Misty” moves to Jurien Bay

LOCAL   DANDARAGAN   ICON   “MISTY”   MOVES TO  JURIEN  BAY  Many local Dandaragan residents will be familiar with Misty, the Western Grey kangaroo and her in-pouch joey (named Boyng).  Misty has been a regular site around the townsite, visiting various shops for her tit-bits, raiding veggie gardens, helping herself to fruit from back garden tables, and she […]

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