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Corellas at Bourke  
   

Corellas at Bourke

Overnight at St. George

June 13th 2010
We went into town at Bourke in the morning to Port Bourke wharf, once so busy and important when it was a major destination for paddleboats. What we did see were Corellas - hundreds of them, flying in the air, landing in trees and logs in the river - noisy and destructive. Being native, they are protected and are in plague proportions, stripping trees of bark and leaves - it's so sad to see beauti ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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Tot: 0.212s; Tpl: 0.01s; cc: 8; qc: 14; dbt: 0.0276s; 14; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 9; ; mem: 6.3mb