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Invite Australia’s unique native wildlife into your home.

 

Here at Macrokosm, we are constantly amazed by the diversity of Australia’s native wildlife. We particularly enjoy photographing and learning about our native birds, insects and spiders, and encourage everyone to provide suitable habitat in order to welcome them into their back yards.

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Orange Berry (Glycosmis trifoliata) - flowers featured

Orange Berry (Glycosmis trifoliata)

| Bee Attracting, Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Butterfly Hosts, Plants | No Comments

Orange Berry (Glycosmis trifoliata) is a shrub or small tree that can be found in the coastal regions of Queensland and the Northern Territory. In cultivation, it generally grows no more than about 4m in height and is very attractive to butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

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Lime Berry (Micromelum minutum)

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Lime Berry (Micromelum minutum) is a large shrub or small tree that can be found in coastal regions of Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Blue banded bee - Amegilla cingulata - featured image

Common Blue-Banded Bee (Amegilla cingulata)

| Bees, Identify, Insects, Social Bees | No Comments

The Common Blue-banded Bee (Amegilla cingulata) is a very attractive Australian native bee that is found in coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales. However, there are several near-identical Amegilla species which can be found right across mainland Australia.