All three species of Western Austalian Black Cockatoos are listed as THREATENED under state and federal legislation.

This is mainly due to land clearing for urban development and agriculture and the fierce competition for the remaining nesting hollows from Galahs, Correllas and feral bees.

Artificial nest boxes may be their only hope for survival.

carnaby's black cockatoo on ground

Have you registered for the Great Cocky Count 2018

 

The Great Cocky Count is a long-term citizen science survey and the biggest single survey for black-cockatoos in Western Australia. On one night in autumn, volunteers monitor known roost sites and count black-cockatoos as they come in to their evening roosts. Records submitted from across the southwest provide a snapshot of black-cockatoo populations, and over time this has helped quantify the changes in black-cockatoo numbers.

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