Gemma Taylor

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    Video shows surprise threat to birds

    New research in the Chiltern National Park has uncovered an unexpected threat to a critically endangered species. PHD student Gemma Taylor from the Zoological Society of London working in collaboration with BirdLife Australia has monitored the nests of regent honeyeaters for the past eight months, and discovered their eggs are being targetted by a surprising predator. […]

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    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

    Tracking the regent honeyeater in southeast Australia April 2015 saw the 4th, and largest release of captive bred Regent Honeyeaters (Anthochaera Phrygia) into Chiltern Mt-Pilot National Park, VIC, Australia, and the start of the first field season of my PhD. The captive breeding and release of these birds is a huge collaborative project between BirdLife Australia, Taronga […]

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