Entries by michelle

After the bushfires

Everybody is, of course, devastated by the terrible loss and suffering of our wildlife in the current horrendous bushfires. Looking forward, however, we need to plan for the recovery of wild animal populations and the restoration of their habitats. One of the major threats to successful recovery will be the invasion of feral species. Cats […]

Help Stop Bird Numbers Decline

Recently the media reported research from the United States that says that 1 in 4 birds have disappeared from the American sky since 1970. Here in Australia we are not exempt, with many species in decline and the number of birds in the environment also reduced. Birds like the regent honeyeater have declined from flocks […]

Baby boom at Moonlit Sanctuary!

Baby boom for endangered parrots at Moonlit Sanctuary! A record-breaking 60 young birds left the nest this year Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park has had a bumper season for breeding the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot. Over 60 young birds left the nest this year which is a record for Moonlit Sanctuary. Especially satisfying were the […]