Mandurah is a Black-Cockatoo hotspot and we need your help to count them! This workshop will give you all the information you need to take part in the Great Cocky Count (GCC). It will also give information on Black-Cockatoo biology, ecology and behaviour and local roost sites. The GCC takes place on Sunday April 7. […]
The 2018 Great Cocky Count Birdlife Australia- The Great Cocky Count is a long-term citizen science survey and the biggest single survey for black-cockatoos in Western Australia. On one night in autumn, volunteers monitor known roost sites and count black-cockatoos as they come in to their evening roosts. Records submitted from across the southwest provide […]
Monitoring the effectiveness of the Landcare SJ COCKATUBE ® at a Black Cockatoo breeding site. Alan, Neil and Francis, from LandcareSJ, visited the Department of Parks and Wildlife trial site north of Cataby. They were assisting DAFWA Senior Wildlife Officer, Rick Dawson, to monitor natural and artificial hollows. Monitoring the site includes […]
Artificial nesting hollows are helping revive the numbers of the critically endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoo, after it lost part of its breeding heartland to bushfire in Western Australia.
101 Cockatubes have been installed across WA by the Department of parks and Wildlife. These artificial nesting hollows have been designed and built by Landcare SJ and volunteers.