Black cockatoo researchers get a twitching feeling

Conservation researchers are getting a helping hand from bird enthusiasts as they research the habitat and ecology of the threatened Glossy Black-Cockatoo.

Volunteers across south-east Queensland and northern NSW are collecting data on bird and feeding site locations. Previous years’ efforts have sighted 105 cockatoos.

Researchers say “the findings from the survey will contribute to existing databases on the distribution of the species, but will also provide further information that ecologists can use to build a better understanding of the patterns of habitat use in the region.”

Read more at Griffith University