Tag Archives: Glossy Black-Cockatoo

Snapshot – Wednesday 15 April


Check out Council’s What’s On calendar! A great way to find out about upcoming events and activities in the Redlands From markets and festivals to exhibitions and school holiday fun, What’s On showcases lots of new and interesting Council-run and community events to liven up your social calendar. Organising something in the Redlands? Advertise your event on What’s On!  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – Wednesday 8 April


Redlands Good Gardening Expo This Saturday 11 April 2015 Don’t miss the third annual Redlands Good Gardening Expo this Saturday 11 April from 9am to 3pm. Enjoy a free, fun and informative day out in the picturesque surrounds of IndigiScapes. This popular event is perfect for the home gardener. Learn about composting, worm farming, mulching and how to grow organic food.  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 10 September


Glossy Black-Cockatoo annual survey Volunteer workshops: 20 & 27 September We’re calling for volunteers to help with the annual survey of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo. One of the more threatened cockatoo species in Australia, it’s listed as a vulnerable species in Queensland. Although the count isn’t until Sunday 19 October, volunteers need to attend a workshop beforehand. The first ones are 20 and 27  Continue reading…

Help save our Glossy Black-cockatoos


Bird lovers have been invited to flock to a special event to help a rare bunch of Redlanders. As part of Threatened Species Week 2013, they can join the 10th annual Glossy Black-cockatoo Planting from 9am-11am on Saturday 31 August at Russell Island. Redland City’s Cr Mark Edwards, whose Division 5 includes the bay islands,  Continue reading…

Fast Facts: Glossy Black-Cockatoo


Did you know? The Glossy Black-Cockatoo is the smallest of all the Black Cockatoos at around 43cm. Did you know? The Glossy Black-Cockatoos only eat with their left foot! Did you know? That Glossy Black-Cockatoos only have one chick every two years! The chick is dependent on its parents for a year. Did you know? After breeding, the  Continue reading…

A call to help Glossy Black-Cockatoos


In recognition of National Threatened Species Day, Redland City Council is hosting its 9th annual Glossy Black-Cockatoo community planting on Saturday 8 September from 9.30am to 11:30am. Residents are encouraged to join in the fun of a community planting event at Pioneer Park, Lucas Drive, Lamb Island, to help Council’s Bushcare Officers plant 900 native plants  Continue reading…