Chinnup (Winter) – Season of Cockatoos


The Winter season is depicted by cockatoos, fungi as well as clothes and totems.

This season incorporates the following:

Bleak mists, freezing winds and rain.
Animal breeding – Antechinus, phascogales and echidnas.
Laying of eggs by powerful owls.
Yellow – tailed Black Cockatoos on the move – tear at wattles for moths.
Blooming of fungi and winter orchids.
Flowering of heath and correa providing flashes of colour.
Return of Aquila constellation (Bunjil).