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Splish, splash, they were taking a bath…

    Most visitors to Worlds End Conservation will know that we have had a water trough – effectively a bird bath – set up in the garden area of the Read Creek Hills cottage for a few years now. It’s common for visitors to the cottage to see birds visiting the trough

Local native plants transform a sheep paddock at Worlds End

This is the first of our occasional blogs about volunteer activities at Worlds End Conservation and the fascinating animals and plants we’re discovering there. Enjoy! Worlds End Conservation volunteers have planted the next batch of healthy native plants in the old sheep paddocks at the edge of Read Creek Hills. Seeds

Arts and Crafts at Worlds End Conservation

A recent gathering of seven artist members and friends of Worlds End Conservation transformed fabrics and garments into a celebration of the leaves and twisty bark of eucalypts gracing our front paddocks. Sharing skills, crafting garments and enjoying sunrises, walks up creeks and gorges in the wild windy weather – couldn’t

Local plants transform a sheep paddock at Worlds End

This is the first of our occasional blogs about volunteer activities at Worlds End Conservation and the fascinating animals and plants we’re discovering there. Enjoy! Worlds End Conservation volunteers have planted the next batch of healthy native plants in the old sheep paddocks at the edge of Read Creek Hills. Seeds

Robins in the Neighbour-Hood

This pair of Hooded Robins was seen during the recent autumn surveys of our 20 survey sites at Hallelujah Hills and Read Creek Hills. Our expert bird surveyors Sam Gordon and Darcy Whittaker recorded all sightings on our Birdlife Australia Birdata account. We are also capturing photos of night birds on

News from Worlds End Conservation

Citizen Science at Worlds End Conservation We’re all scientists, if we know what we’re looking at or for, to monitor or measure! For the last 3 years, we’ve been: amateur ornithologists, closely supervised and educated by professionals, doing bird netting and banding and bird surveys; botanists, with the help of Trees For

Bird Banding Success in October 2021

A total of 77 birds were netted in our second bird banding weekend in Ocotber 2021 with the Grey-shrike Thrush, Hooded Robin, Rufous Whistler and White-winged Chough netted for the first time. Six birds banded in 2020 were re-captured showing good health in spite of the dry 2020 year. Looks

New Plant and Bird photos

Take a look at our Research & Resources web page for great photos of  plants and birds at Hallelujah Hills and Read Creek Hills. Up to date plant and bird lists and reports are also featured.

Pygmy Possum Revival

Worlds End Conservation has just joined the Pygmy Possum Citizen Science Project which aims to ensure the survival of the Western Pygmy Possum…