Latest Gouldian funding.

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AN UPDATE ON THE BIGGEST CURRENT INVESTMENT FOR SAVE THE GOULDIAN FUND    Gary Fitt, Brisbane (March 2019) We are now in the second year of our ARC-Linkage project, “Movement ecology of granivorous finches – informing fire management in savannas” led by Assoc Professor Hamish Campbell and his research team from Charles Darwin University (CDU) and focussed on the Wyndham region. It’s great to report…

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Finch Movements.

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Naturally for Birds donates all profits to the Save the Gouldian Fund to support research and on-ground actions to help conserve wild populations of the endangered Gouldian Finch. In this series of articles we provide some information on the research projects being supported. Finch Movements – how far do Kimberley finches move? December 2019 Save the Gouldian Fund’s biggest current investment is with Charles Darwin…

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STGF Gouldian Finch Count – Results for 2019

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Results of the Save the Gouldian Fund Gouldian Count 2019 Gary Fitt, Brisbane  (November 2019) Early September 2019 saw a happy band of 21 volunteers assemble in the town of Wyndham in the east Kimberley region of WA to conduct the annual count of Gouldian finches in the Save the Gouldian Funds long term study site around Wyndham. The Gouldian count was first done in…

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INNOVATIONS IN BREEDING A CHALLENGING AUSTRALIAN FINCH

RED BROWED FINCH    Neochmia temporalis Victor  Boorman Australia INTRODUCTION The Red Browed finch, Neochmia temporalis, is one of the most common native finches inhabiting the Australian east coast from Victoria in the south northwards to the tropics of north Queensland. This finch has adapted to live in urban areas and sometimes seen in parks and gardens, usually near a creek or some form of…

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FITGRIT and ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

Naturally For Birds Information Update 8                                                       By Gary Fitt, BrisbaneA complete and balanced diet for seed-eating cage birds comprises a range of staple items – dry seeds, half ripe seeding grasses,sprouted seeds, water and various types of greens, plus…

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