Australia's Premier Avicultural Society - ‘Raising the Perch in Avicultural Education'

Upcoming events

July 1 2016 - July 3 2016

The International Biennial Parrots Convention, continues the theme of "Raising the Perch in Avicultural Education"

Registrations now OPEN!
We look forward to seeing you!

In this issue

Our Blacks on the Blacks By chance not design

Our Cockatoo collection has included Cockatiels, the obligatory couple of pairs of Galahs, Long-billed and Short-billed Corellas and Major Mitchell’s. The larger Black Cockatoos were always admired either in the wild or at the various collections we visited over the years but there were never any firm plans to get some anytime soon. I don’t think the term “Bucket List” had been coined when I said to myself, “one day”. It wasn’t that we were lacking space for larger flights or a wee bit of experience in the management or husbandry for the larger Cockatoos, we had bred Galahs and Majors, but despite living on acreage, the potential noise factor was always a concern.

Upcoming General Meeting

Next Meeting, Saturday 18th June 2016, 2pm-6pm

For this meeting we will revert to using Parrot Supplies Australia for our General Meeting Venue at Slacks Creek (5 Westerway St, Slacks Creek, QLD) as the Lions venue is booked out on this particular date.

This will be followed by a free BBQ (Drinks not included) Non members always welcomed!

Please come along to show your support. Click here for more information

Brett Hancox - Currumbin Sanctuary

Brett Hancox - Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Brett will talk about conservation and the breeding of Glossy Black Cockatoos.

Brett was born and raised in Melbourne, and moved to northern NSW in 2001.HeI started as a volunteer at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in 2004, and have been a member of their bird department for the last 8 years. He have worked with a wide range of species, from small passerines to rattites, with a particular interest in cassowaries, grass owls and parrots.


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