There are 5 subspecies of Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo in Australia. The South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii graptogyne) is only found in south-east South Australia and south-west Victoria. With an estimated population of about 1500 birds, the South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo is in danger of extinction.
This website relates specifically to the South-eastern subspecies. In this website you can find out about efforts to save this beautiful but endangered bird. Look at pictures of the bird, get general information on where it lives and what it feeds on, and view Red-tail Newsletters. You can record your own sightings of Red-tails and find out about the various activities that you can become involved in to help secure a healthy future for this magnificent bird.
We suggest you start with the description information section of the biology page, this includes a map of the range of the bird.
- Jonathan Tuck
Trees For Life is offering landholders the opportunity to plant new paddock trees and protect existing trees across the south-east of South Australia.More
- Image: Geoffrey Dabb
The Communities helping Cockies project has funding to help South East landowners to plant trees and protect habitat for the endangered South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo.More
Feb 14, 2014