Flora + fauna

Creatures and vegetation-types of all sizes are less commonly described than say iconic mountain landscapes but are no less intriguing to the visitor.
What species were noted? At what times of the year? Were orange-bellied parrots seen? Were there established bird hides or specific birdwatching trips? If so, what were they?

What were the smells of the bush around Lake Pedder?
When would native flowers emerge?
What other wildlife was observed and with what tales?
This is an opportunity to share your story.