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Regent Honeyeaters on the loose

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 07:55

The captive-breeding-and-release program formulated to boost the population of Regent Honeyeaters in Australia has just set 38 more birds into the wild, where they have become reacquainted with an old friend. The Regent Honeyeater i...

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Plight of wetland bird recognised in Australia

Tue, 21/05/2013 - 07:51

Why is the Australian Painted Snipe being placed on the national Endangered List good news? It means that the beleaguered shorebird can finally receive the level of protection that it needs to survive. ...

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Bitten by the Bittern bug down-under

Wed, 05/12/2012 - 23:42

Rice growers in Australia are being urged to keep their eyes and ears peeled for Endangered Australasian Bittern. The Rice Growers Association, BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and other organisations have teamed...

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Funding for birds in woodlands and beaches down-under

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 03:14

Funding for conservation is becoming increasingly difficult to secure, so it is with great pride that BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) can announce that the efforts of our successful ...

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Places You Love - Campaign launched in Australia

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 02:40

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and an alliance of environmental organisations from across the country have launched a national campaign today to protect our nation's environmental laws. &...

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Carnaby’s numbers still down

Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:56

BirdLife Australia’s (BirdLife Partner) 2012 Great Cocky Count has found that numbers of Endangered Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo in the Perth Region are still lower than reported in 2010. The Great Cocky Count, organised by BirdLife Aust...

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Lord Howe Island to become rat-free

Mon, 13/08/2012 - 02:39

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) is delighted by the recent announcement made by Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke and NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker to commit $9 million to eradicate rodents from Lord Howe...

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Ozzy EagleCam approaching take-off

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:20

For the past few years, the BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) Discovery Centre at Sydney’s Olympic Park has played host to EagleCam, a remote camera system which has allowed researchers to observe and record the live...

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On the prowl for the Powerful Owl

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:16

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and its Birds in Backyards program are expanding their Powerful Owl Project based on a successful pilot program. Concentrating on owls inhabiting the urban landscape of Australia’s lar...

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Spotlight on Regent Honeyeaters

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:12

Good news from the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, Australia: up to 50 Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeaters have been recorded at a single property which was placed under a covenant by BirdLife Australia’s (BirdLife Partner) W...

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Cocky counters count the most cockies yet

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:06

The fate of Australia’s Endangered south-eastern subspecies of the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo is monitored each year, and this year’s results have yielded the most birds yet. Results of this year’s Annual South-e...

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The new BirdLife Australia website is live!

Fri, 30/03/2012 - 05:07

www.birdlife.org.au is the place to go for everything about Australia’s birds and their conservation. Whether you want help to learn more about our native birds, wish to find out about some of the important ...

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Report finds Carnaby’s declining

Sun, 18/03/2012 - 09:14

A report released by BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and the Department of Environment and Conservation shows that the numbers of Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoos decreased in the Perth Region in the last year. BirdLife Austra...

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The Birth of BirdLife Australia

Wed, 14/12/2011 - 19:32

BirdLife International’s Australian Partner, Birds Australia, has been protecting Australia’s birds in various guises (firstly as the AOU, and then RAOU, then Birds Australia) since 1901. A few years later, a splinter group, known a...

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