Urban Birds

Urban sprawl has a huge impact on native birds. BirdLife Australia's Urban Bird Program protects birds and their habitats across our rapidly changing and expanding cities.

90% of Australians live in urban areas. It is where we have the biggest impact on nature.

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How to Plant Black-Cockatoo Friendly Gardens

Habitat clearance and degradation are major threats to black-cockatoos in south-western Australia, with development rapidly reducing their remaining habitat around Perth. You can help black-cockatoos by planting native plants in your garden, or when replanting your local reserve.