Wildlife Videos After the 2018 Fires

Wildlife Videos After the 2018 Fires

After the Reedy Swamp, Vimy Ridge and Tathra bushfire of 18 March 2018, David Gallan created two short videos documenting moments in the lives of some of the animals in the forest around him in the year that followed the fire. These videos give an intimate window into the lives of these animals, including bandicoots, possums, gliders, insects, frogs, wallabies […]

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is back from 21-27 October 2019. This is a great way to connect with the birds in your area and to contribute to BirdLife Australia’s knowledge of Australian Birds, no matter where your backyard might be — whether it’s a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, a farm, down by the beach, […]

Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2018

Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2018

It’s almost time to join in the 2018 Aussie Backyard Bird Count, any time between Monday 22 and Sunday 28 October. The annual Bird Count is run by Birdlife Australia to provide a snapshot of Australian birds at the same time each year in the places where people live. This shows trends in our bird communities and […]

Help to Map Glossy Black-Cockatoos

Help to Map Glossy Black-Cockatoos

The Glossy Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) is one of the more threatened species of cockatoo in Australia and is listed as Vulnerable in NSW. A Special Project is underway to map the distribution of Glossy Black-Cockatoos, and the location of suitable nest hollows. The Atlas of Life and Canberra Nature Map are working with the OEH Saving […]

Aussie Backyard Bird Count Next Week

Aussie Backyard Bird Count Next Week

Celebrate National Bird Week next week by participating in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count between Monday 23 and Sunday 29 October. The annual Bird Count is run by Birdlife Australia to provide a snapshot of Australian birds at the same time each year in the places where people live. This shows trends in our bird communities and […]

Woodland Birds Workshop Two – 16 Sept

Woodland Birds Workshop Two – 16 Sept

Come along to On the Perch on Saturday 16 September from 9am-11am to learn about and encounter some of the birds from our local area that are under threat. Hear about their habitat, some of the key threats and what we can do as landholders to assist. The day includes a short session on bird identification and […]

Woodland Birds Workshop in Tathra – 7 Sept

Woodland Birds Workshop in Tathra – 7 Sept

Come along to On the Perch on Thursday 7 September from 9am-11am for Threatened Species Day to learn about and encounter some of the birds from our local area that are under threat. Hear about their habitat, some of the key threats and what we can do as landholders to assist. The day includes a short […]

Swift Parrot Survey 4-5 August

Swift Parrot Survey 4-5 August

Swift Parrots have begun their return trip to Tasmania where they breed, after spending winter in mainland Australia, feeding mainly on the nectar of eucalypt blossoms. The Far South Coast is an important feeding area for Swift Parrots, mainly due to the flowering of Spotted Gums here at this time of year. Swift Parrots are listed […]