Glossy Balck Cockatoos

To: "John Harris" <>
Subject: Glossy Balck Cockatoos
From: knightl <>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 20:18:13 +1000
I think that might be a reference to a SA subspecies.

Regards, Laurie.

On Monday, August 2, 2004, at 04:49  PM, John Harris wrote:

Dear All
I just received an email stating that there was only 280 GBC left in Australia and to click onto the AMP website to register $1 for
Greening Australia to revegetate Kangaroo Island ( in short).

I have a number of problems with the blurb provided ( see below)

AMP Foundation will donate up to $10,000 to this project, so tell your friends and encourage them to visit this site.

Greening Australia’s Glossy Black-Cockatoo project is a habitat
restoration project. The Glossy Black-Cockatoo isonly found on
Kangaroo Island in South Australia and there are only approximately280 of these critically endangered birds left.

 The project works with local community and youth to re-establish
vegetation in areas of Kangaroo Island and the Fleurieu Peninsula.

It's a pity that they don't get their facts straight first.  To that extent, is there a reasonable estimate of how many there are across


John Harris
Year 9 & Environmental Coordinator
Donvale Christian College
03 9844 2471

Laurie & Leanne Knight

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