Sunday, 16th July 12th International Mammalogical Congress

9:00AM - 12:00PM
PCEC Courtyard

Dryandra Woodland, near Narrogin, is a valuable nature conservation area featuring the largest remnant of original vegetation in the western Wheatbelt. 24 mammal, 98 bird and 41 reptile species are all known to call Dryandra home, including Western Australia’s state mammal emblem, the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus).

 

Although the numbat is Dryandra's best known inhabitant, woylies, tammar wallabies, brushtail possums, tawny frogmouths, echidnas, western grey kangaroos and western brush wallabies are regularly seen here. Birds seen in the area include the mound-building Malleefowl and bush stone-curlews.

 

Tour participants will be accommodated for three nights in the Dryandra Village cottages. A nocturnal tour through the Barna Mia enclosure is included. Other activities will be trapping for woylies, possums and chuditch, radio-tracking numbats, spotlighting at night, bird-watching in the mornings (bring own binoculars), management tour of Dryandra.

Inclusions:

- Accommodation will be at the Dryandra Woodland Village in cottages with shared sleeping quarters (three persons per room) and shared bathroom facilities with outside toilets. Bring your own sleeping bag if possible. http://dryandravillage.org.au/

- Transportation to and from Dryandra (pick up PCEC Courtyard)

- Catering

- Barna Mia Tour

 

Please note this tour is only available to those who have registered and paid for the tour. No last minute spots are available.