Monthly archives: January 2019


Even a wonderful place like Tasmania can’t be perfect. Tasmania’s Achilles Heel is fire. This summer Tasmania has dozens of fires burning, courtesy of a dry thunderstorm that passed over the state on January 15. If a weather front with strong winds comes through between now and the end of […]

22/1/19 – Fire fuse is lit


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Seems everyone and everything is moving into the Huon Valley. Including zebra finches. Although these guys do look aviary escapees, the one on the left being somewhat mutated n’all. Anyone else seen zebra finches? The way these things breed puts mice to shame. Tasmania already has many feral birds … […]

7/1/2019 – Huon Valley zebra finches