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Tag: Birds

When your exotic bird isn’t talking to you, it’s telling you something

Birds, like many other animals that are lower in the food chain, have learned to hide any sign of sickness as a self-defence mechanism.

Twitchers, it’s your week

The annual Aussie Bird Count begins today, with twitchers being asked to record the number of feathered friends in their backyard.

Lincoln and Louie get creative to help save Newy icon

A lorikeet named 'Louie' and his best friend Lincoln will join fellow artistic nature-lovers in an exhibition designed to save a Newy icon.

Soaking puts Hunter Wetlands Centre in full feather

"Rain, rain go away" - unless you want to witness the lushness and new birdlife at the Hunter Wetlands Centre.

Trapped: Are Indian Myna Birds a pest near you?

If Common Myna, also known as Indian Myna, birds are running rampant on your property, Raymond Terrace Men’s Shed may have the solution. 

Finches the focus at gallery’s annual wildlife exhibition

Twitchers will have much to chirp about this June long weekend when Morpeth Gallery combines with the Hunter Valley Finch Club to showcase one of the world’s most colourful feathered friends. Artists will...

Rare birds return to Hexham Swamp

Hunter birdwatchers are aflutter after confirmed sightings of a pair of Black-necked Storks at Hexham Swamp earlier this month. The adult pair of the endangered birds were seen by members of the Hunter...

How to attract native birds

I find that current garden designs generally exclude our Australian native plants. Why? The demand for a minimalistic garden, supposedly to compliment modern house designs. We aren't sheep who follow the flock? Sure, many new...
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