Program: Woodland Birds

Restoring Mistletoe on Wonnarua Country

BirdLife Australia is working with the Mindaribba Local Aboriginal Land Council to restore mistletoe to burnt woodlands in the Hunter Valley by planting mistletoe seeds, which will provide vital food and nesting resources to boost the Regent Honeyeaters' survival.

Repeated bushfires in the Hunter Valley in NSW have severely diminished food and nesting resources that are crucial for the survival of the Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeater.

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Regent Honeyeater Release

Since 2008, hundreds of zoo-bred Regent Honeyeaters have been released into the wild — a strategy that's working, with many of the birds not only surviving, but breeding.

Woodland Birds

Woodland bird populations are declining rapidly, with more than 40 species at risk of extinction. The Woodland Birds Program aims to stop and reverse this trend before it's too late.

What to do if you see a Regent Honeyeater

If you see a Regent Honeyeater, let us know as soon as possible by following one of two simple steps.