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Yellingbo, Woori Yallock Creek sub-catchment, Australia
Have you ever wanted to contribute to conservation of a threatened species? The Helmeted Honeyeater is Victoria's state emblem and is listed as: 1. Critically endangered (DSE Advisory List Of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna In Victoria - 2007) 2. Threatened (Victorian Govt. Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988) 3. Critically endangered (Federal Govt. Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Can people make a difference to this bird's long-term survival? We believe anyone can. Check out the 'Take action' button on our homepage (www.helmetedhoneyeater.org.au), then contact us for more details.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Early breeding season news

One female Helmeted Honeyeater, BlueD, is half way through constructing her first nest for the season in Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve. How long does it take to build you ask, then for nestlings to be seen? Check out the details at Q. What does 14 plus...

Three additional females have been observed collecting nest material in Yellingbo.

At Bunyip State Park, one female has been seen collecting nest material.

This is all good news for the breeding season. Link