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Wildlife shelter

Seatrees Farm has been a licensed Wildlife Shelter since 2000. This entails the care of injured and orphaned wildlife.
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Seatrees Education
One of our principal goals at Seatrees Farm is to help you learn and appreciate the beauty of the coastal environment.
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Flame Robin
Uncommon | Season: Spring
Remarks: Heard more often than seen. Female is brown-grey with small whit spot on the head.
 
Gang Gang
Uncommon | Season: Autumn
Remarks: Seem to visit once a year. Very distinctive call.
 
Golden Whistler
Uncommon | Season: All Year
Remarks: Beautiful bird. Heard more often than seen.
 
Goldfinch
Rare | Season: Summer
Remarks: Occasional sightings
 
Greenshank
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks:
 
Grey Currawong
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Similar to Raven but has white on it's body and a distinctive call.
 
Grey Shrike Thrush
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Beautiful songster. Love mince meat. More seen in bush than open paddocks.
 
Hooded Dotterel (Plover)
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Usually a pair can be seen on the beach below Coast Cottage.
 
King Parrot
Uncommon | Season: All Year
Remarks: Beautiful birds. There are quite a lot in Marengo that are fed regularly but don't come here nearly as much.
 
Lesser Golden Rare Plover
Rare | Season: Summer
Remarks: One sighting only on beach, probably flown off course but stayed for a few days.
 
Martins
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Fairy and Tree Martins. Stubbier than Swallows.
 
Mudlarks
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Quite a lot around. Look for their nest made of mud.
 
 

Galah

Common | Season: Late All Year
Remarks: Lots in Marengo and Apollo Bay but thankfully not as many here as they chase smaller birds away.
 
Gannet
Common | Season: All year
Remarks: Often seen flying out to sea.
 
Golden-headed Cisticola
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Seen in bushes in fence line in front of property
 
Grebe
Uncommon | Season: All Year
Remarks: Occasional sighting of Hoary Headed but more of Little Grebe (Australasian).
 
Grey Fantail
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: mall active friendly little bird. Seen more in bush than open paddock.
 
Grey Goshawk
Uncommon | Season: April - June
Remarks: One seems to return every year to nest in bush. Is pure white with a red eye.
 
Heron - white faced
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Often seen on land and beaches.
 
Ibis - Straw / Sacred
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Both Straw Neck and Sacred occasionally seen in either paddocks or flying.
 
Laughing Kookaburra
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Often perch on rooftops or posts.
Little Wattlebird
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Lots in Marengo but not many here and usually seen near the Great Ocean Road.
 
Mistletoe Bird
Uncommon | Season: All Year
Remarks: Though there is quite a lot of mistletoe on the trees here, have only sighted this pretty little bird twice.
 
Nankeen Kestral
Common | Season: All Year
Remarks: Quite a lot around. Smaller than the Black Shouldered Kite and red-brown in colour.