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The Pelican Puzzle

  • Birdlife Australia

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022

Back-to-back years of La Niña rains have created ideal breeding conditions for the Australian Pelican, a much-loved bird we know surprisingly little about.

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Bird of the month

Red-backed Fairy-wren

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Every month we spotlight a different Australian bird. Find out more about the Red-backed Fairy-wren.
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More Black Swans killed in Tasmania

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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‘Property Protection Permits’ — Tasmania’s loophole which allows people to kill native wildlife — has reared its ugly head again.
Australian BirdLife magazine

The Pelican Puzzle

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
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Back-to-back years of La Niña rains have created ideal breeding conditions for the Australian Pelican, a much-loved bird we know surprisingly little about.
News News

A Whipbird has been rediscovered in Victoria

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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A subspecies of Western Whipbird, known as the Mallee or White-bellied Whipbird, has been rediscovered in Victoria for the first time in decades.
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Volunteer stories: John Saw

  • Birdlife Australia
  • Saturday, 1 October 2022
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John Saw, a Birds on Farms volunteer, has been surveying and watching birds for years, recently reaching 600 different species.