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Waring Wombat Season

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Waring Wombat Season [April-July]

Cool, rainy days follow misty mornings. The time of highest rainfall and lowest temperatures.

wombat
Wombat
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria
'Wumangurruditj, that's wombat. Put a piece of wombat, a piece of pork and a piece of porcupine [echidna] and you can't tell the difference.' Jessie Hunter, 1999

Waring (wombats) emerge to bask and graze in the sunshine.


lyrebird
Lyrebird
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

Bulen-bulen (Superb Lyrebird) males perform their courtship displays.

Hearts of Kombadik (Soft Tree-ferns) are the major food when no fruits are available.

Days are short and nights are long.

soft-tree fern
Soft-tree Fern crown
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

The constellation of Sagittarius rises in the southeast after sunset, indicating the mid point of cold weather.


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