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This is the home of the GBC, an independent association of local councils, environmental consultancies, birding groups and academic institutes in South East Queensland.

This website contains the resources needed to help you learn about the general biology of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo, how to identify one in the bush and what you can do to help conserve this charismatic threatened species.

What to do when you spot a Glossy Black-Cockatoo?

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Sunday - 3 May 2015

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The results of the most recent Birding Day are in and there were 89 birds seen through out the region. This number is up from the 69 birds reported during our previous count October count held in 2012 but down from the 132 birds reported in last year's May count. The counts have now been running for five years and thr date for the next count has been set for 3 May 2015. Save the date and get involved early in the new year! If you're interested get in touch with one of the coordinators here.


Why are Glossy Black-Cockatoo so special - Watch this recent video



Glossy Black-Cockatoo Conservation Guidelines


Flying Glossy

Source: Marg Eller

Source: Bob Inglis

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