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‘The most wonderful song’

Today’s Bird of the Day, the grey butcherbird, was chosen by Clover Moore, the Lord Mayor of Sydney. Moore said she loved birds and found...

Elegant, prehistoric time-travellers

Today’s Bird of the Day, the Australian white ibis, was recommended by City of Sydney Councillor, curator and author Jess Scully. “I know they divide...

From canopies to burrows

Today’s Bird of the Day, the spotted pardalote, was chosen by quantitative ecologist and PhD candidate Carly Campbell, one of the authors of “Big...

Quintessential, old-school Australian

Today’s Bird of the Day was nominated by founder and CEO of PlantingSeeds Projects, Judy Friedlander, whose favourite urban native bird is the kookaburra. Although...

‘The epitome of nature’

Today’s Bird of the Day, the noisy miner, was suggested by writer and ecologist Simon Mustoe, author of Wildlife in the Balance: Why Animals...

Science legend loves to crow about a crow

Today’s Bird of the Day, the Australian raven (Corvus coronoides), is the closest native bird we have in urban Sydney to Robyn Williams’ favourite...

A crazy electronic disco

Today’s Bird of the Day, the spangled drongo, was chosen by Darryl Jones, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Planetary Health & Food Security and School of...

The sound of Australia

Today’s Bird of the Day was nominated by wildlife ecologist Grainne Cleary, whose favourite bird is the magpie. “For me, these birds are the sound...

A loveable, loudmouth larrikin

Today’s Bird of the Day, the sulphur-crested cockatoo, was chosen by John Martin, Research Scientist, Animal Ecology Lab, Western Sydney University, based at the...

It’s like a soap opera in your garden

Today’s Bird of the Day, the superb fairy-wren, was chosen by Holly Parsons, Urban Bird Program Manager with BirdLife Australia. She is not alone -...

Get to know your feathered neighbours

National Bird Week, Monday October 17 to Sunday October 23, is a great opportunity to do something to help understand and preserve our urban...