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Urgency to deliver real protection from nature law reform

  • Birdlife Australia

  • Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Without further reforms, bills to amend federal nature laws introduced to Parliament today will not halt the extinction crisis

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Meet Kirsty Costa: your 2023 Aussie Bird Count ambassador

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Thursday, 19 October 2023
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Introducing Kirsty Costa, Weekend Birder podcast host and bird lover, as our ambassador for this year’s Aussie Bird Count.
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What bird is that? Starlings vs Blackbirds

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Wednesday, 18 October 2023
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In this video, we’re learning all about Starlings – and the easiest ways to tell them apart in different seasons and at different ages.
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Is birding good for your mental health?

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Tuesday, 17 October 2023
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With many reporting the Aussie Bird Count helps them connect to nature, we investigate how birdwatching is good for your mental health.
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Celebrating a decade of the Aussie Bird Count with Sean

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Tuesday, 17 October 2023
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Sean Dooley recounts his 10 most memorable moments from a decade of the Aussie Bird Count
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The 10th Aussie Bird Count starts today

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Monday, 16 October 2023
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How will you be counting? With a coffee on the balcony? On your work lunch break?
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What bird is that? Little Brown Birds

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Saturday, 14 October 2023
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In this video, we’re learning all about little brown birds –Brown Thornbills and White-browed Scrubwrens– and the easiest ways to tell them apart when counting
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What Bird is That? Pigeons vs Doves

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Friday, 13 October 2023
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For our last instalment of this week’s 'What bird is that?', Sean Dooley tells us if there is even a difference between the Pigeons and Doves.
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Meet Sam Cotton: your 2023 Aussie Bird Count ambassador

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Friday, 13 October 2023
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Known for bringing joy to our phone screens through his animations, how will Aussie Bird Count ambassador Sam Cotton be counting?
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10 reasons why you should join the 10th Aussie Bird Count

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Thursday, 12 October 2023
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Our 10th Aussie Bird Count is just a few short days away! If you’re on the fence, let us convince you with 10 reasons to count.