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Bruny: a special place

All of Tasmanian’s endemic birds, vibrant wildlife and ecosystems, a dedicated community wedded to sustainability and a simply stunning range of beautiful environments: from dizzying sea cliffs to gentle woodlands – a place to protect for future generations of all life.

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Carving a new hollow - Image: Alex Hartshorne

Hollowhog field day

Come along to a field day demonstrating the use of the Hollowhog – a specialized tool developed in NSW for carving nesting hollows in trees. You’ll have the opportunity to

Update your face(plate)!

Last year, TWBBI trialed smaller (24mm) entrance holes for the 40spot nest boxes and demonstrated that these were just the right size to allow 40spots in, but exclude their more

Funding success

TWBBI has been successful in attracting further funding to implement our recovery actions for the Forty-spotted pardalote and Swift parrot from both the Dept Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) and

Beware Rainbow Lorikeets

Raucous and pretty, these interlopers are in danger of becoming established in Tasmania. Please report any birds seen to 03 61653777 – see this fact sheet.

Nestbox design for 40spots

In collaboration with the Difficult Bird Research Group, we trialled reducing the entry hole into nest boxes last season in attempts to find a more successful option for the threatened

TWBBI update November 2024

Nest boxes for forty-spotted pardalotes Manufacture and installation of forty-spotted pardalote (FSPAR) nest boxes was postponed due the increasing observations of FSPAR being excluded and even displaced after commencement of

Convenor’s report 2023

Another exciting year of diverse projects and activities is showcased in the 2023 Convenor’s report, including our flagship Threatened Birds of Bruny Island project, continuing efforts to educate drivers on

The science behind TWBBI

At a recent BIEN meeting, the Threatened Woodland Birds of Bruny Island (TWBBI) project manager Dr Andrew Hingston gave a presentation of the science behind our Threatened Woodland Birds of