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Bird Week Australia

Habitat: A BirdLife Australia Bird Week Exhibition

When

Thursday 14 October from 11am to 5pm Friday 15 October from 11am to 5pm Saturday 16 October from 10am to 3pm Sunday 17 October from 10am to 3pm Wednesday 20 October from 5pm to 8pm Thursday 21 October from 11am to 5pm Friday 22 October from 11am to 5pm Saturday 23 October from 10am to 3pm Sunday 24 October from 10am to Monday 25 October 3am

Cost

Free

Did you know that a bird’s habitat is often a signature of their identity?

We perceive birds as mobile, they can fly and travel as they please and they are seemingly everywhere, but do we ever take the time to think about where they live?

Each bird has a home, a habitat that has everything they need to survive, a specific composition and structure to which a species is well-adapted.

In current times, deforestation, urbanisation and climate change are modifying the places they call home. In Australia, numerous species that have not yet become rare enough to be listed as endangered, described as common or of least concern, are having their habitat chipped away at equally alarming rates as Australia's endangered species.

These species have not only intrinsic ecological value, but also have the right to exist. Common species are also the ones that we most associate with and because they are more abundant and familiar, they provide important opportunities for people to connect with nature.

In this exhibition we will explore and celebrate Australia's iconic, vulnerable and endangered birds and their homes.

Artists:

20% of sales will be donated to BirdLife Australia, exhibition runs alongside National Bird Week, an initiative to get more Australian’s interested in birds. (https://aussiebirdcount.org.au)

This is a Covid safe exhibition. To comply there will be a limit of 6 in the gallery at one time. We will be on-hand to ensure social distancing within the gallery. There will be hand sanitiser available at the entrance and sign in facilities.

Covid-safe information

This exhibition is open to fully vaccinated people. Please show your vaccination certificate to gain entry and sign in. Please wear a mask in the gallery.

Contact event organiser

Bird Week Australia

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