We were allocated the Valla Nature Reserve to look for Glossy Black-Cockatoos and their chewings – saw neither. (See below for video of the birds). We did see over 150 food trees (of two species of casuarina in this area). They are very fussy eaters, which might contribute to their endangered status. The big bushfires have been a big factor in their decline,
We spent over two hours in leech infested bush. There has been so much rain that the lack of chewings is not surprising. (Chewings or orts are Glossy Black-Cockatoos’ left-overs after they feed on the seeds.