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...

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...

October 15, 2018

When: Saturday 27th 6.30-7.00 

Where: Bischoffs Cafe, Bischoff's Rd, Pegarah

$40 per person plus wine for 3 courses including pre-dinner nibbles, main course and desert.  Licenced

Hear about how the community can help to prevent our threatened bird species from becoming e...

September 17, 2018

A Free Workshop

When: Saturday 13th October 2.30 pm

Where:  Bootlace Private Forest Reserve,

1589 Reekara Rd, Sea Elephant (official) or 1589 Bicentennial Rd (King Island)

(30 minutes drive from Currie)

Leader:  Kate Ravich, convenor ‘Wings on King’ Project

All welcome – adu...

September 10, 2018

The Spring is a wonderful time to be on King Island with wild-flowers aplenty, changing as you move between all the different habitat types.  We might be small, but we have lots of variety.

Bass Strait migratory species are passing through on their way to breed in Tasma...

May 7, 2018

Another fabulous birding weekend on King Island. The third Wings on King Survey took place on King Island over the last weekend in April.  27 people in 5 teams, monitored over 50 sites, in almost perfect birding weather conditions.

On Saturday evening we headed to...

January 21, 2018

The Plan: The weekend will kick off with a Welcome and Orientation gathering in the evening of Thursday 26th.  Surveys will be undertaken over the following Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, allowing plenty of time for visitors to catch their 5 pm flights off the i...

October 11, 2017

FANTASTIC NEWS: There are more Ruddy Turnstone visiting King Island than there have been since 2010.

The Victorian branch of the Australian Wader Study Group, on their March 2017 visit to King Island, found a huge increase in numbers of these wonderful international mig...