The cassowaries referred to above are roaming around the Kuranda area at present. Navua Sedge is a problem weed that it’s wise to read more about. The ABC ‘Gardening Australia’ program is a popular one watched by many. When a snake decides to visit what do you do? But what links cassowaries, weeds, snakes and the […]
How often have each of us been slightly distracted as we drive up and down the between Kuranda and Cairns? The same thing happens with our cassowaries. So let’s be casso-wary on the Kuranda Range. The issue Cassowaries travel their territory focused on searching for food. Sometimes it is the Dad trying to keep his […]
No, this doesn’t mean cassowaries have taken up bike riding. To find out more about our local cycle of the cassowaries as well as learn about a pesky weed that we need to be aware of read our May 2019 newsletter It was a bit of a joke above to think about cassowaries taking up […]
Tropical gardens in our region can attract a wide variety of wildlife. If you want more wildlife action in your garden, try adding native plants to offer natural food to attract various species. But we add more than just a plant. Extra colour, sounds and movement add another layer as more wildlife explore our area. […]
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 […]
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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.
New Kuranda cassowaries: To Dad and Missy, two chicks, date of birth, recently! Great news that two new Kuranda Cassowaries have been sighted, especially after our last very sad post about Harriet/Wattle. Dad and Missy have been observed in the Black Mountain Road area with two chicks. Please take extra care if you are driving on […]
Death Notice We are extremely sorry to tell you that the cassowary known as Harriet or Wattle was killed by vehicle strike on Black Mountain Road on Friday. The bird did not die instantly and was later found by passers by, mortally injured but still breathing. KCons was alerted and she was transported to […]