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Humpback and southern right whales are the most commonly seen whales along Australia’s coastline.

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With their masses of yellow blooms, up to a third of Australia's 960 species of wattle will flower in winter.

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Little Penguins

During winter little penguins return to rest and renovate their burrows or dig new ones.

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Devils, quolls and playpus

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

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Mutton birds return

Mutton birds return from Alaska to their burrows in Tasmania in spring.

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Tasmania's tulip season is world-renowned with tulips grown on the north-west coast exported to the Netherlands.

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