The Purple Swamphen

Enjoying one of the best wildlife estuaries on Flinders Island, the Purple Swamphen spends its days lounging in the lagoon overlooking the magnificent view of iconic Mt Strzelecki. Feeding on grasses, snails and seeds this noble blueish bird bleats and hoots as cars go by…toot toot! Styled after the decorative bird habituating the outskirts of […]

Paper Nautilus

Beachcombing is a pastime enjoyed by islanders, tourists and guests, especially after the wildest of island weather. A Paper Nautilus undamaged is indeed a rare find! Home to the pelagic octopus, the Paper Nautilus shell is admired for its gentle curve. There was a time when they were dime a dozen, now a little harder […]

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