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HE’S back! Go-Go Godwit, South Australia’s premier frequent flyer, has been sighted in China after fans feared he may have flown into the sunset.

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Hurrah, you did it! Give yourselves a pat on the back, your Autumn Surveys are complete and we have some of the results to share with you.

Are you or do you know someone who is looking for a bit of experience with graphic design? Birds in Backyards is looking for a volunteer to help us out one day a week (7 hours) for 3 months with some basic graphic design and education work. 

Activities include:

A study led by ANU has discovered how a mother knows her chicks and can spot an imposter in her nest, even if it looks almost identical to her chicks.

Brood parasitic cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of other birds and abandon their young to the care of the nest's host, leading to significant disruptions to the birds involved.

I am confident that you could show almost anyone a photo of a Rainbow Lorikeet and they will be able to identify it. They are probably the most common backyard bird in Australia - coming out as the most frequently seen bird in both our regular Birds in Backyards surveys as well as the annual Aussie Backyard Bird Count year after year.

Once abundant, the glossy black cockatoo is being wiped out across eastern Australia with one of its remaining habitats south of Sydney under threat from development.

Experts say the glossy blacks are doing it tough and without community support they will not survive.

The native birds are endangered across Australia, from central Queensland to East Gippsland in Victoria.

Reject wheelie bins are being trialled as super-sized nesting boxes in an attempt to address a habitat crisis for some of Australia's largest threatened bird species.

Read more at the ABC News website.

For many, the words landscape, environment, habitat, wildlife, flora & fauna may stimulate a whole world of images that come to mind.

Don’t spend the rest of winter inside. Take advantage of the next sunny winter’s day to warm up and check out the birds in your garden this June-July 2018.

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

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