News Australia

The eagles have landed (online)

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 03:28

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have launched EagleCAM - a live 24-hour remote video feed brought to you from the Discovery Centre in Sydney...

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Offshore islands yield a seabird surprise

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 03:23

Australasian Seabird Group visit to the Broughton Islands uncovers new treasures.

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Seabirds and rodents on Australia’s outlying islands

Tue, 07/06/2011 - 02:14

Birds Australia has identified Macquarie Island as an IBA. Measures to reduce the number of introduced mammals on the island are crucial for seabird conservation...

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Community conservation project wins award in Oz

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 05:13

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) has won the 'Natural Environment' category of the Victorian Coastal Awards for its Beach Nesting Birds project, which has recruited local communities and land managers to improve the breeding success of the Near Threatened Hooded Plover.

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Ruddy marvellous! turnstone flies 27,000 km – twice!!

Mon, 31/01/2011 - 07:37

Researchers from the Victorian Wader Study Group - a special interest group of Birds Australia [BirdLife Partner] - have just recaptured a Ruddy Turnstone which has completed a 27,000 km round trip migration for the second time.

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Australia's biodiversity arks

Mon, 06/12/2010 - 07:19

Today Australia’s leading national bird conservation organisation, Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner), has launched its annual State of Australia’s Birds report. This year’s theme, Islands and Birds, provides just a snapshot as more than 8,300 islands occur within Australia’s jurisdiction...

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Hope for Tasmania’s forests

Thu, 04/11/2010 - 08:05

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have just reported that there is a ray of hope for Tasmania’s beleaguered forests and the birds and other creatures that call them home.

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Australian Painted Snipe Surveys

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 08:09

Birds Australia's (BirdLife Partner) Threatened Bird Network has announced that it’s time once again to start looking for Australia’s most rare and cryptic wetland species; the Australian Painted Snipe (APS).

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Birds Fly into the Red

Thu, 03/06/2010 - 09:15

The worst fears of shorebird experts in Australia were realised recently when it became clear that reclamation of the extensive mudflats at Saemangeum in the Yellow Sea had caused alarming declines in populations of migratory waders which use the area as a stopover on their annual pilgrimage to Australia. Without these mudflats, the waders had nowhere to stop over and feed on invertebrates to refuel for their arduous journey.

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Regent Honeyeaters at home in the wild

Thu, 27/05/2010 - 07:06

Thirty-six of the 44 captive-bred Regent Honeyeaters released in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park two weeks ago have been confirmed at home in the wild.

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Art and conservation create invisible connections

Wed, 12/05/2010 - 07:17

Atop a step ladder in Melbourne’s City Square (Australia) today internationally acclaimed artist, John Wolseley, will launch Invisible Connections, a book that depicts the dramatic journeys of migratory shorebirds, while putting the finishing touches on his mural, Australia’s largest waterbird scene.

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Regent Honeyeaters released to go wild

Wed, 12/05/2010 - 06:20

Captive-bred Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeaters are being released into the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park by Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) as part of a national recovery program to curb the species’ decline.

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The noose tightens: Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 09:54

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) was recently offered - and declined to accept - $100,000 as part of an offset for the clearance...

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