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Biderap Dry Season

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Biderap Dry Season [January-February]

Hot, dry weather. High temperatures and low rainfall.

common brown butterflies
Common Brown Butterfly
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria
'I don't know why, we used to play around the tussock grass. Playing hidey. So they must have been big enough to hide around. And it was nothing to see a snake curled up inside the tussock grass.' Dot Peters, 1999

Female Common Brown butterflies are flying.


Bowat (tussock-grass) is long and dry.

The Southern Cross is high in the south at sunrise.

Poa grass tussock
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

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