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Great Glossy Count Training Workshop

Date

Sat 12th August 2023

Location

Centennial Dr
Pottsville NSW 2489

Details

Brush up on your Glossy Black-Cockatoo ID skills and learn everything you need to participate in the 2023 Great Glossy Count.

Join like-minded bird-lovers to learn how to locate and identify Glossy Black-Cockatoos and their feed trees in the wild.

Marama Hopkins from Tweed Shire Council and Harry Hackett from Wildbnb Wildlilfe Habitat will present information about Glossy Black-Cockatoo identification and ecology. Participants will also have the opportunity to sign on to the second annual Great Glossy Count which will be held on 9-10 September 2023. Workshops will cover:

  • Identification of Glossy Black-Cockatoos by sight and sound
  • How to differentiate females, males and juveniles
  • Glossy Black-Cockatoo ecology and behaviour
  • Identifying and recording feed trees
  • Age classing of orts/chewings
  • Using the Birdata app to record sightings during the Great Glossy Count
  • How to stay safe in the field
COST:

Free

Date

Sat 12th August 2023

Location

Centennial Dr
Pottsville NSW 2489

We wish to acknowledge the Ngandowal and Minyungbal speaking people of the Bundjalung Country, in particular the Goodjinburra, Tul-gi-gin and Moorung РMoobah clans, as being the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters within the Tweed Shire boundaries. We also acknowledge and respect the Tweed Aboriginal community’s right to speak for its Country and to care for its traditional Country in accordance with its lores, customs and traditions.