Mainland tree haven beckons endangered glossy cockies

By Tim Dornin
Updated August 14 2023 - 4:02pm, first published 3:57pm
Sheoak and eucalypt plantings are hoped to lure a glossy black cockatoo subspecies to the mainland. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)
Sheoak and eucalypt plantings are hoped to lure a glossy black cockatoo subspecies to the mainland. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)

An ambitious plan to lure an endangered cockatoo back to the mainland is under way with 19,000 food and nesting trees being planted south of Adelaide.

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