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Australian magpies can understand what other birds are saying to each other, a new study has found.

Central Tablelands Local Land Services and Birdlife Australia are inviting locals to come along to a free workshop to learn how to identify birds native to the Cowra region on April 24.

Find out more at the website of the Cowra Guardian.

An inspiring young schoolgirl becomes a published author by providing a rare insight into the rich birdlife of her Arnhem Land hometown.

Read more at the Radio Australia website.

BirdLife Australia is calling for stronger nature laws that genuinely protect our wonderful birds and their precious habitats.

Birds in Backyards is thrilled to launch a free version of our Birds in Schools project. The 'Pardalote Package' is a 2 module curriculum-linked teaching package aimed at Year 5 and 6 students.

BirdLife Australia, through its Birds in Backyards Program, is proud to support the Safe Cat, Safe Wildlife campaign – an initiative of Zoos Victoria and RSPCA Victoria.

In Tasmania at the end of May? Grab a couple of mates and help find out how the Endangered Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle is doing! 

The time is now people! Autumn is the best time of year to get your native plants in the ground. There is a good 7 months then of growing before the next brutal summer rolls around - giving your new garden a chance to get its roots established. In Autumn there is still some heat from summer hanging around, so the soil is nice and toasty warm.

Last week, the Senate voted AGAINST draining 70 billion litres more water from the Darling River. The Darling is connected to Macquarie Marshes, a critical refuge for half a million waterbirds.

It's a huge relief for the birds of the Basin.

Keep up to date on all the latest happenings and come and talk all things backyard birds with us on the new Birds in Backyards Facebook Group.

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