Proud dad!

This black-headed male caught this morning is a proud dad of a large and healthy brood of chicks!

Gouldians… and spiders

Huntsmen spiders love the boxes too! And the birds don’t mind sharing… many Gouldian nests also have a harmless huntsmen in with them! Although the task of checking boxes is not a job for the arachnophobic as it can be rather off putting when they run over your hands and down your arm…. […]

Hall of Fame – February 2014

A BIG thank you to all our new February supporters, members and donors. These include David White and Illini Bird Fanciers Inc. Illinois USA

Many thanks for your generous donations and support.

Nest-boxes, nest-boxes and more nest-boxes….

One of our helpers checking one of the thousands of nest-boxes that are up for the Gouldians. It’s hard work in very hot and humid conditions but finding a Gouldian nest is always such a wonderful reward!

Wild Gouldian finch breeding season starts!

Wild Gouldian finch breeding season is now underway! First eggs are in the boxes!