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 Display at St Mary's Open Garden

This weekend (9th and 10th November) the South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Recovery Project will have a small display as part of the St Mary’s Open Garden Weekend.

Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to staff and volunteers, and view some fantastic footage of Red-tails. St Mary’s Garden, ‘Roses In Stone’, is located along V&A Lane, Penola, South Australia.

Please click here to view the flier for more information on displays, activities and presentations as part of the St Mary’s Open Garden Weekend. 

Redtail News

  • Image Michael Waters

    Promising results from cocky count

    More than 170 volunteers took part in the annual count for the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo held on Saturday 4 May in stringybark forest across the range of the cockatoo in the South East of South Australia and South West Victoria.

  • Image: Bob McPherson

    Join us for the 2019 Annual Count


    The Recovery Team and BirdLife Australia are again seeking volunteers for the 2019 Annual Count for the South-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo. This year the 2019 Annual Count will be conducted on Saturday 4th May