Help our Red-tails

Fence off existing stands of Stringybark and Buloke and scattered paddock trees on your property, to protect from stock damage and to allow for natural regeneration.

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Incentives for nests

Incentive payments are again being offered to landholders and members of the public for the discovery of new nests sites as part of the Red-tail Nest Incentive Scheme.

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Join the count

Although we can’t guarantee you’ll see a Red-tail on the day, we’re sure you’ll enjoy a fun day out in the bush searching for our colourful cockatoos.

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Gallery seeks Red-tail art exhibits

The Red Tail Art Gallery in conjunction with the Kowree Farm Tree Group are seeking exhibits for a ‘Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo’ themed Art Exhibition.


The exhibition, which will be held at the Red Tail Gallery in Edenhope, aims to showcase a selection of art depicting the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.

Organisers are currently seeking exhibits of any medium including, but not limited to, paintings, sculptures, photographs and textiles.

The exhibition will run from the 8 – 28 November 2015.

For more information or to request a submission form please contact Colin Kelly at the Gallery on 0438 899 863 or via email

The Red Tail Gallery is located at 50 Elizabeth Street, Edenhope. Opening hours are 11am – 3pm  Wednesday to Sunday.

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Redtail News

  • Bob McPherson

    Rewards offered for Nests

    The South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Recovery Team and BirdLife Australia are calling on landholders and members of the public to report all sightings and nest activity of the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo. More
  • Photo: David Adam

    Why can’t we keep our endangered Red-tails?

    Current regulations require a specialist permit to keep Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos. This is because of the five sub-species of Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo that occur across Australia, two of these, including our very own South-eastern sub-species, are nationally threatened.

  • Geoffrey Dabb

    You've got to be nuts!

    As regular Red-tail news readers will know, seeds from the nuts or seed capsules of two stringybark eucalypts, Brown Stringybark (Eucalyptus baxteri) and Desert Stringybark (Eucalyptus arenacea) are the main year-round food of our Red-tails. More