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BirdLife Australia is leading the way in bird conservation. We work tirelessly to recover the most threatened wild bird species and restore local environments.

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Australian Bird Of The Year 2023

Who will take out the prestigious honour of being crowned Bird of the Year in 2023? With victories to the Australian Magpie, Black-throated Finch and Superb Fairy-wren in previous polls, the field is wide open.

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Donate to protect our backyard and urban birds

Native birds, like the Silvereye, Powerful Owl, and Australian Ringneck, are disappearing from our backyards. Unless we act now, the diversity of backyard birds will be gone.

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Protect Swift Parrots Forever

Swift Parrots are one of the only parrots in the world that migrates every year, making the long journey from Tasmania to mainland Australia in search of flowering gum trees. Yet, bushfires and continued native forest logging threaten this incredible bird's existence.

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We've identified 334 Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) across Australia. These are the irreplaceable biodiversity hotspots that birds can't live without.


We've helped release hundreds captive-bred Regent Honeyeaters in Victoria and NSW to boost the population of this critically endangered species.


On crowded beaches, Hooded Plover chicks are now 400% more likely to fledge successfully thanks to the work of our Beach-nesting Birds team.

Bird News

The latest news about Australian birds

Australian Bird of the Year

Australian Bird of the Year 2023: voting is open

  • BirdLife Australia
  • Monday, 25 September 2023
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Media-Releases Media release

BirdLife Australia announces new Chief Executive Officer

  • BirdLife Australia
  • Thursday, 1 June 2023
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News News

A new Regent record

  • BirdLife Australia
  • Monday, 4 September 2023
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