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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Ties to support cocky recovery

Australian Designer Patrick McMurray supports recovery efforts through the design and sale of a luxury silk tie featuring the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.

Photo: Patrick McMurray

Australian Designer Patrick McMurray has recently created a beautifully crafted silk tie featuring the iconic Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo. Each tie is 100% designed and handmade in Australia from woven silk. This tie and many more are available for sale on the website When purchasing, 10% of the sale of each tie will be donated to a charity of the buyer’s choice (selected from a list), including BirdLife Australia. All donations directed to BirdLife Australia will be funnelled to the Red-tail Recovery Program and go towards creating a brighter future for our Red-tails.

Patrick McMurray is an established Australian designer brand famous for its distinctive handmade silk ties. On behalf of the Recovery Team and BirdLife Australia we would sincerely like to thank Patrick McMurray Designers for their generous support of the Red-tail Recovery Program.

If you would like to buy or find out more about these beautifully crafted ties please click here.

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