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An exquisite flash of colour, a beautiful song, a fleeting encounter with a tiny jewel, a momentary escape into nature; just a few of the many things that everyone can enjoy simply by learning to see, and hear, the birds that are all around us.

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Can you help monitor Gluepot’s Birds?

Gluepot Reserve is looking for new ‘atlassers’ to help collect invaluable bird monitoring data. Twenty-minute surveys have regularly been undertaken at over 70 fixed atlas sites on Gluepot Reserve since 1998, with dedicated volunteers endeavoring to survey each site three to four times a year. All survey data from these sites are not only fed back into the Atlas of…

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Tolderol Planting Day

On World Environment day (5 June 2016) sixteen hardy Birds SA members braved the cold and occasionally rainy conditions and planted 1,000 local native plants at the Tolderol Wetlands Conservation Area to create future bird habitat.    The re-vegetation area will complement the large Tolderol wetland bays that attract water birds in particular migratory waders that come during late spring and…

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Announcements

  • Welcome to our new website! After months of hard work, we are proud to launch the go-to place for everything birding in South Australia.

  • Important notice: There will be no access to the Price Salt Fields until further notice.

Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo

Named after one of Australia’s first explorers of the inland, the Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo is much less raucous than its Sulphur-crested cousin. Its plumage features delicate shades of pink as well as a colourful crest, making this species one of the more attractive cockatoos. It spends much of its day feeding on the ground with other cockatoos (though usually separate from them) or in trees or shrubs. A denizen of the inland, Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos live in arid and semi-arid regions of Australia, where they generally inhabit wooded habitats. They…

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