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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Red-tail Kites for Sale

Looking for a great Christmas gift for the kids? A Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Kite might just be the answer.


The Recovery Team and BirdLife Australia have for sale a limited number of Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Kites. The kites have a wingspan of 100cm and are one of the easiest kites to fly for young children and adults.  

At a cost of only $20 each, these kites will sure to make the perfect Christmas gift for kids young and old. Furthermore, all proceeds will go towards recovery efforts for the endangered South Eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.

If you would like to purchase a kite please contact the Project Coordinator on 1800 262 062 or email

Redtail News

  • Camila De Gregorio

    Fine Artwork features Red-tails

    Eggpicnic is a design studio set up by two Sydney based artists who create fine art bird & animal prints and toys. Their artwork features our very own Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo. A small percentage of the profit made from sales of this print goes to support the work done by BirdLife Australia. Please read on to learn more about Eggpicnic and their love for birds and Red-tails. More
  • Photo: Mike Sverns

    We need help to find Red-tails

    The Recovery Team and BirdLife Australia are urging anyone who sees Red-tails across their range in the South-East of South Australia and South West Victoria to report their sightings to the Project Coordinator as soon as possible.