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Orange-bellied parrot

The parrot breeds in Tasmania and winters near the coast, foraging on saltmarsh species, beach or dune plants.

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Leatherwood

Leatherwood is widespread in moister forests in Tasmania, occurring across the western parts of the state.

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Lavender

In Tasmania you’ll find our lavender farms looking their best throughout the summer.

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Deciduous beech (Fagus)

Australia’s only cold climate winter-deciduous tree is found nowhere else in the world except Tasmania.

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Rare orchids

Tasmania has over 200 species of native orchids and at any time, there is at least one species in bloom somewhere in the state.

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Mutton birds leave

There are at least 167 colonies of muttonbirds in Tasmania and an estimated 11.4 million burrows.

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