Join BirdLife's Gang-gang Recovery Project

Join BirdLife for the Gang-gang Cockatoo Recovery Project and gain the skills and knowledge to take action to make a real impact on the conservation of this iconic species! Participants will also help us uncover the secrets of this charismatic but mysterious bird and contribute to research that will inform further Gang-gang Cockatoo recovery actions! This is a crucial time to be involved in this project, with the species listed as Endangered in March this year following dramatic declines in recent decades, compounded by a devastating loss of their habitat in the 2019-2020 wildfires.

Join BirdLife for our Gang-gang Cockatoo Recovery Project and make a real impact on the conservation of this iconic species!

Participants will have access to BirdLife’s free, online self-guided Gang-gang Cockatoo Project course, to learn about Gang-gang Cockatoos and develop their own action plan to help the species. Participants also learn how to undertake bird surveys and submit these to Birdata to contribute to BirdLife's understanding of Gang-gangs, have the opportunity to share and connect with other participants, and contribute to research that will inform recovery actions. In June 2022 this course will open to participants across the Gang-gang Cockatoo's range.

BirdLife is currently taking expressions of interest from participants for the second round of this exciting project! Please fill in the form below to express your interest. This project will begin in June 2022. We will be in touch with further details at the end of May.

This course is for you if you are:

  • Located within the range of the Gang-gang Cockatoo
  • Can commit to completing a short (3 hour) self-guided online course to learn about Gang-gang Cockatoos and how you can take action to support their conservation
  • Can commit to undertaking an action to provide habitat, enhance existing habitat, or advocate for the Gang-gang Cockatoo.

Please fill in our form here to express your interest in participating in this project.

This project is supported by the Federal Government's Regional Bushfire Recovery for Multiregional Species and Strategic Projects Program. 

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