Like humans, birds spend a lot of time looking after themselves. Feathers are like a bird’s hair, clothes and make up all in one package. So it’s not surprising birds … Continue reading How birds keep their feathers healthy
I was wandering around the yard enjoying the cool July weather and quietly adding to my to-do list when I noticed an untidy pile of sticks in the garden bed … Continue reading Young bowerbirds and their practice bowers
In the forests of eastern Australia, apex predators hunt in the night on silent wings. Their large yellow eyes and sharp talons snatch up mostly arboreal prey of possums, gliders, … Continue reading How many Powerful Owls are in SEQ?
In August 2000 an enthusiastic, but nervous, new Land for Wildlife Officer went on her first solo Land for Wildlife visit out to Belli Park, between Eumundi and Kenilworth on … Continue reading Creating habitat for Black-breasted Button-quails
To tell the story about Queensland’s rarest bird, I am going to start with a tale about the Californian Condor. his huge, long-lived bird of prey was once widespread across … Continue reading The Eastern Bristlebird: Queensland’s Rarest Bird