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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  • Bushland Park, Lobethal (MLR) 43km

    FIELD TRIP: Birds SA EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Moderate Meet at 8.30am in the Bushland Park carpark about 2km north of Lobethal on the Lobethal to Gumeracha Road. The entrance is on your left. TRIP LEADER: Rose Slade BIRD LIST: Bushland Park, Lobethal

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  • Laratinga Wetlands (New Members Only Guided Birding ), 35 km from Adelaide

    NEW MEMBERS OUTING: This event is a short walk for the new members of Birds SA. Limited to 12 people – first 12 to register will be accepted. EXCURSION TERRAIN DIFFICULTY: Easy Meet at the carpark on Bald Hills Road, Mt. Barker at 8.00am. An experienced bird guide will introduce you to wetland  and bush birds. It is a great opportunity for new members to learn about birds and meet other new members. After the walk, we will have morning tea, a bird count and and question time so be...

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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


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