June 20th, 2016
In a world first, researchers at Murdoch University have teamed up with industry to track endangered Carnaby’s cockatoos in the southwest of Western Australia, using state-of-the-art technology developed in the Netherlands that will provide insight into threats to the endangered species.
August 5th, 2015
Researchers at Murdoch University and the Department of Parks and Wildlife will be releasing nine rehabilitated Baudin’s cockatoos as part of the program and will track the birds’ movements through their range to breeding and foraging sites in the south-west of Western Australia.
September 24th, 2013
Murdoch University researchers have found that Western Australia's iconic black cockatoos have been drawn to a new food source – rehabilitated mining pits.
October 1st, 2012
Two rehabilitated Baudin’s cockatoos have been fitted with satellite tracking devices and released back into their natural habitat for monitoring as part of a trial research project.
September 13th, 2012
A threatened species of wild black cockatoo has produced a new chick at Murdoch’s South Street Campus – only the second time the bird is thought to have bred in the Perth metro area.
August 28th, 2012
Murdoch University is to receive $150,000 from Newmont Boddington Gold to help fund black cockatoo health research over the next three years.
March 13th, 2012
Murdoch researchers are concerned the long-term survival of three black cockatoo species endemic to the south west of Western Australia is under threat.