Back to search
  • local
  • FREE

Great Glossy Count Training Workshop – Pottsville

  • - (AEST)
  • Pottsville Environment Park
    Centennial Drive, Pottsville NSW 2400, Australia

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 Wildlife Habitat will present information about Glossy Black-Cockatoo identification and ecology. The workshop will also feature a talk from Geckoes Wildlife who will display a live Glossy Black-Cockatoo and other native wildlife.

Participants will also have the opportunity to sign on to the second annual Great Glossy Count which will be held on 9-10 September.

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.