November 18, 2019

Reknowned ornithologist and threatened species recovery specialist Mark Holdsworth is a frequent visitor to King Island and together with Matt Webb and the team from ANU has been very active in following the KI Scrubtit and now the rediscovery of the KI Brown Thornbill...

Wow! The search for the KI Brown Thornbill goes on...

The Wings on King Spring survey weekend was another great weekend - despite the weather! Find out more... 

It culminated in a workshop with Mark Holdsworth leading a group of interested King Islanders and visitors fro...

October 17, 2019

Spring is a wonderful time on King Island. Not only are the many migrant birds passing through such as the Flame Robins, Silvereyes and Blue-winged Parrots, but there are an abundance of wildflowers.  Bush blocks in particular are by no means all the same.  While searc...

September 18, 2019

"The spring has sprung,

The grass is ris

Them birds are on the Wing...'

... and its time for the Wings on King Spring Surveys

When: 7-10 November, 2019

It’s not just birds in the spring – it’s the wildflowers too… 

Registrations are now Open:

Weekend Itinerary:

  • Thursday 7t...

September 7, 2019

Why does it matter?  Because the world is losing species to extinction at over 1000 times faster than the natural evolutionary rate - and with each loss a 'hole' occurs in the web of life - the fabric that makes up nature. As with a spiders web, too many holes and the...

June 25, 2019

Following on from the exciting discovery in March of more KI Thornbills and KI Scrubtits than we thought were in existence, an interdisciplinary workshop was held on King Island in early June to address their extremely critical status.

A public meeting attended by 30 pe...

The inaugural FACE of King Island (Festival of Art, Culture and Environment) set a new scene for April on King Island 2019.  It was inspiring, thought provoking, entertaining and FUN! It also raised significant funds for on-going bird conservation on King Island....

April 23, 2019

This will be a fun filled evening - very much worth making the effort to attend.

Entrance by donation per person.  BYO.  Jack's book 'Soaring' will be available for purchase.

About Jack

Jack Oats (aka Baker) is a man of all trades. Under various pseudonyms, he h...