Go Birding

An exquisite flash of colour, a beautiful song, a fleeting encounter with a tiny jewel, a momentary escape into nature; just a few of the many things that everyone can enjoy simply by learning to see, and hear, the birds that are all around us.

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  • Field Trip (Birds SA)

    Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park (MLR) 60km Meet at 8.30am at the Tanunda Creek Road CP gate. The Park is located 12km southeast of Tanunda in the Barossa Valley. From Tanunda take the main Tanunda to Angaston Road (Mengler Hill Road) for 8km to the southerly turn off onto Tanunda Creek Road. The Park is approximately 4km along this road. MODERATE TRIP LEADER: Ali Ben Kahn Kaiserstuhl__CP_Bird_list

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  • Field Trip (Fleurieu Birders)

    “Cruise the Coorong” I have made arrangements to charter the little orange boat specially for birdwatchers to see the Waders and other water birds again for 2022. Time: 10am-3pm boarding at the Goolwa Wharf Cost: $105 each, includes M/T and Lunch People must register with me first and when I have reached a maximum of 14 people I will contact the boat owner and he will send payment details. If there is more interest I will charter another trip one week later. CONTACT: Wendy Phillips Email: wendy_phi@bigpond.com or Phone: 0414…

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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Sightings of small groups of these magnificent birds became increasingly common in suburban and rural areas after they learnt to exploit the cones of exotic pines as a food source. Their distinctive flight silhouette with a large rounded head, deep leisurely wing beats, and echoing “whee-la” calls make them easy to recognise. Although regarded as “Vulnerable”, large flocks of up to 200 birds or more may nevertheless be regularly seen in winter in the Mount Lofty Ranges.   Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos feed on seeds and insect larvae. They have learnt…

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Found an injured or sick bird?

Please contact:
Fauna Rescue SA
(08) 8289 0896 - 24hr Hotline
or your local Vet.


If you find an uninjured bird on the ground?

Leave the bird alone as the adults will be around to feed it.



    Birds SA has launched a documentary on coastal birds and off-road vehicles.

    Read press release (31/08/2021)


    Birds SA releases its Cats Management Policy


    Support our Association when you are out birding or on Birds SA field trips, the products are of high quality at reasonable prices!

    Please note: Orders are managed by the supplier; Birds SA does not carry or handle the stock.


  • Important Notice: There is no birding access to Dry Creek or Price Salt fields until further notice.