Welcome back to Cassowary Dad, his new chick and as well, a young adult, Bunda (pictured), all spotted in the Black Mountain Road Region. Concerns were held for our very senior Dad who seemed to go missing for a couple of months. Please do take care on the roads, cassowaries and other local beasts are not […]
Visitors reported a ‘sleeping cassowary’ in the forest. On investigation, Missy was found, dead apparently for a couple of days. KCons took her over to the Kuranda Vets. There were no outward signs of injury – vehicle strike or dogs or fighting with another bird. The Kuranda Vet, Andrew Easton, reported that Missy died from a ruptured bowel with […]
WORLD CASSOWARY DAY Saturday 26 September 2015 The second World Cassowary Day at the C4 and Mission Beach Visitor Centre, on the beach at Porters Promenade All day event for the whole community. There will be lots of displays, including one from KCons, guest speakers, competitions, Aboriginal dancing, stories, native animals, music and food The event is being […]
Please support Cassowary conservation to help save the world’s most impressive bird! Launched from beyond the Black Stump 8th March 2015 Karl the Cassowary, mascot for world cassowary day in September.
Identify a Cassowary Cassowaries are like people, they are easily recognizable, but to identify a cassowary, you do need to know what to look for. As a result of the interest in the recent workshop conducted by Kuranda Conservation, a new page CASSOWARY IDENTIFICATION has been added to the SAVE THE CASSOWARY menu which shows how to identify a cassowary. The […]