Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater

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Industry Environment
Occupation Habitat improvement & community education
Location Yellingbo, Woori Yallock Creek sub-catchment, Australia
Introduction Have you ever wanted to contribute to conservation of a threatened species? The Helmeted Honeyeater is Victoria's state emblem and is listed as: 1. Critically endangered (DSE Advisory List Of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna In Victoria - 2007) 2. Threatened (Victorian Govt. Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988) 3. Critically endangered (Federal Govt. Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Can people make a difference to this bird's long-term survival? We believe anyone can. Check out the 'Take action' button on our homepage (, then contact us for more details.
Favorite Books Yellingbo: a special place

What did you dream when you ate a spider while sleeping?

That her web could be regurgitated & collected each morning - clean & sticky. Did you know that Helmeted Honeyeaters need spider webs to bind their nests together & ensure the chicks don't fall out? Each day over the breeding season spider webs are collected for the captive breeding programs birds.