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 […]
First shots for our Cassowary monitoring programme from the motion-activated cameras set up near Black Mountain Road. They show a cassowary about to cross the road. Also captured are the logging trucks which use the road. The drivers recognize the need for care and slow down at this recognized cassowary crossing, but it does highlight […]
Cassowaries on Kuranda Range Rd 2014 Update 6, 25 Jul 14 The cassowary family that made the environs of the Range Road have not been observed on for some time now, so we must assume that they have moved to other areas providing food which have come into season. Please remain alert for cassowaries though, they do cross the […]
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 […]
Join us on Saturday mornings at the Kuranda Conservation Community Nursery Feel free to pop by to 1 Pademelon Lane Kuranda – we enjoy the company of our friends and visitors on a Saturday morning at tour 6000 plant nursery and get heaps of seeds sown and plants potted – along with downing cups of tea and coffee. […]