Warrant and Lund researcher David Dreyer--together with colleagues from Australia, Canada, Germany, and the U.S.--studied the moth species Agrotis infusa, also known as the Bogong moth
, in Australia.
John Blay, the author, with the help of others spent years rediscovering the route along which Indigenous Australians attended Bogong moth
ceremonies in the high country and whale gatherings at Twofold Bay.
In the summer of 1950, Dr Ian Common began making weekly forays from his Canberra office to the granite boulders of the Brindabella Ranges, seeking clues to mass movement, ecology and lifecycle of the bogong moth
The tiny possum is already struggling to cope with habitat destruction and fragmentation, predation by feral animals and threats to its main food source, the Bogong moth
. Global warming and loss of snow cover may push it to the brink.
The Wiradjuri people of the New South Wales highlands once feasted on migrating bogong moths
He saw the deserted bark huts which the Aborigines had temporarily erected when collecting the bogong moths
for their feasts.
The animals include: 1 wonderful wombat, 5 brilliant bilbies, 7 keen kangaroos through to the very unexpected 18 ripper red-back spiders and l 9 bonza bogong moths
Follow Ninima and his family on their summer journey into the mountains to collect Bogong moths
, and then home again to the sea.
HOWLS of protest have greeted a plan to kill off the swarms of bogong moths
that have besieged Olympic Park.
filled the air to near plague proportions on the first three nights of the athletics competitions.