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@birdlife.org.au.

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.

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  • 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