Welcome to Birdata

Birdata is the way we collaboratively and scientifically collect data to gain insight and protect Australia's birds.

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Record your bird sightings on the go with the official Birdata app for iPhone and Android.

Birdata Basics

New Holland Honeyeater

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Welcome to BirdLife Australia’s new Birdata web portal. Here’s a few things you need to know to make your birding count.  

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Birdata counts towards waterbird conservation

Australia’s native waterbirds take a pounding at this time of year. With duck hunting seasons up and running in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, hundreds of thousands of ducks will be killed at wetlands across south-eastern Australia between March and June. Unfortunately, every year, protected (non-game) species are killed in the crossfire.

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Flame Robin

Birds to look out for this month

What birds might you see in the month of October? Here’s a few to keep a look out for…

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Become part of our national bird monitoring community and make your birding count. Sign up for a BirdLife Australia username and password to start entering data immediately through our app or here on the website.

About BirdLife Australia

Our mission is to make a real and positive difference for Australia's birds using our experience and specialised knowledge combined with our ability to unite and inspire the conservation community.

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The Tony & Lisette
Lewis Foundation
through a WildlifeLink
grant funded the
Birdata app and
the original Birdata


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