Bird Walk (24/03/2024)

Male Gang-gang Cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum

Join bird enthusiast Peter Miller for an early morning stroll on tracks through woodland, to spot, listen to and learn about Mt Majura’s birds in Autumn.

Meet on Sunday 24 March at 8 am sharp – at the nature reserve entrance off Mackenzie St near Grayson St, Hackett (view this map for the meeting point).

Bring sturdy shoes, binoculars, a bird ID book or App and a gold coin donation for a printed copy of Mt Majura’s bird species list.


For more information about the feathered friends: Canberra Ornithological Group has a wealth of information about birds, observing birds and identification including ID apps; visit

Female Gang-gang cockatoo inspects a tree hollow at Mt Majura.

A female Gang-gang Cockatoo inspects a tree hollow at Mt Majura.

Mt Majura and Mt Ainslie are hot spots of Canberra’s iconic Gang-gang Cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum.

The species was adopted as the ACT’s fauna emblem more than 25 years ago on the 27 February 1997, and also features on the logo of the ACT Parks and Conservation Service.

The species has been listed as endangered under Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act on the 2nd March 2022.

Photographs on this page are from Canberra Nature Map with great thanks to the authors.

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