CANCELLED – Dr Denis Saunders ‘A working life with Carnaby’s Cockatoo 1968 – 2021’

You are here

Thursday, 2 September 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Denis will talk about his research on Carnaby’s Cockatoo, which commenced in 1968 and continued until the present. Classified as “vermin” in 1968, this magnificent species was reclassified in the 1980s as endangered by the WA and Commonwealth governments, and internationally. He will provide results of a study of one breeding population from 1969 to 2020.


Dr Denis Saunders AM retired in 2002 as a Chief Research Scientist having joined CSIRO Wildlife Research in WA in 1968. He was then an honorary fellow with CSIRO until March this year.

This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to the Thursday Talks and limited seating (tickets are free). Bookings will open on the Friday before the talk; they will close on the following Wednesday night or when seating limits are reached.

Click to book.

Please be aware that COVID-19 outbreaks and isolation requirements are subject to change at short notice.

Please ensure that:
- You have not been in a hotspot or prohibited area before attending Thursday Talks.
- You do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

Tickets are limited, please notify us if you are unable to come on 0437 298 711 or 0407 299 704.