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BirdLife and Black Cockatoos

Monday, January 25, 2016

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The Great Cocky Count in Western Australia

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The 2014 Great Cocky Count will be held at sunset on Sunday 6 April at night roosts across the southwest from Geraldton to Esperance. The Great Cocky Count is simple, fun, and helps ensure a future for the endangered Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo. All you need to do is go to a specific roost site which is given to you when you register and count all the cockatoos you see as they fly into the trees to roost for the night on Sunday 6 April. Read More...

 

Special Deal!

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

SPECIAL DEAL - VALID UNTIL 30 DECEMBER 2015 Read More...

 

Nutrients in Foods Commonly Fed Parrots

Friday, May 29, 2015

By Leslie Moran Read More...

 

Notice from Mornington Peninsula Avicultural Society Inc

Friday, May 29, 2015

To All Patrons and Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control Read More...

 

Currumbin Workshop with Jim McKendry

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Jim McKendry BAppSc BTeach Cert IV TAE
Parrot Behaviour & Enrichment Consultations


Saturday December 13th: `Annual Companion Parrot Workshop’ - Join us for the 10th year event!!! Venue: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Gold Coast

Workshop Title: `Annual Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Companion Parrot Workshop Day’

Date: Saturday 13 December 2014
 
Venue: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – Gold Coast
 
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
Presentations:
 
•21st Century Approach to Companion Parrot Keeping
 •Environmental Enrichment
 •Diet Management
 •Practical Handling & Body Language Interpretation
 •Behind The Scenes – Free Flight Bird Show
 •Behaviour Management
 •Q&A
 

Cost: $135 ($95 for second household member)
 
Registration Information: http://www.cws.org.au
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New Risk-based Approach to Management of Non-Indigenous Birds in Victoria

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is developing a new risk-based approach to the management of non-indigenous birds in Victoria, in line with DEPI?s broader principles for managing biosecurity risks. The new approach aims to: Read More...

 

Saving the Yellow-eared Parrot

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Yellow-eared Parrot was critically endangered in its mountain habitat in the Andes of Colombia and Ecuador. It suffered from habitat destruction due to agriculture, the use of Wax Palm fronds used in Palm Sunday Celebrations, and hunting.  Read More...

 

Taronga Zoo Aim to Help Stop the Traffic of Illegal Wildlife

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Taronga Zoo is using online crowd-sourcing as a fundraiser to help fund the development of a mobile smart phone app.  Read More...

 

Birds of a Feather Flock to Australia’s Longest Running Birding Event

Monday, October 14, 2013

Birds of a feather flock together at O’Reilly’s annual Bird Week to be held from 3–10 November 2013 in Lamington National Park, Gold Coast Hinterland.
Now in its 36th year, O’Reilly’s Bird Week is Australia’s longest running birding event, drawing participants from around the world to this biodiversity hotspot. The seven day program provides an opportunity to see many of the iconic birds that reside in and around the Lamington area with extended excursions to Southport Broadwater and the Kerry Valley. 
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