Nature conservation

Threatened species

Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas (Callocephalon fimbriatum - endangered population)



Action Statement

Justification for allocation to this management stream

This is an Endangered Population

Conservation status

Management objectives

This action statement aims to secure this population in the long-term.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

How will this endangered population be managed?

Key management sites for this endangered population are being identified by the NSW Government and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial management actions can be undertaken. Currently, no management sites have been identified for this endangered population.

A number of state-wide conservation actions have been identified for this endangered population, which can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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  • Develop fire management options within forested habitat areas that give priority to minimising loss of habitat trees.
  • Produce a community awareness strategy that provides advice on how to carry out actions that will benefit the population of the species.
  • Provide supplementary hollows/nest boxes within the primary habitat areas.
  • Develop a strategy that includes street tree or other planting, browse plant species within reserves and private residences.
  • Monitor utilisation of the relevant forested areas as to nesting, foraging and other habitat uses.
  • Investigate movement patterns within and between areas occupied by individuals from the population.
  • Determine from study findings whether opportunities exist to further facilitate migrations to and from the designated endangered population area.
  • Provide map of known occurrences to Rural Fire Service and seek inclusion of mitigative measures on Bush Fire Risk Management Plan(s), risk register and/or operation map(s).

Are you or is someone you know doing conservation work for this species?

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