Aussie Backyard Bird Count

23 October -
29 October 2017
Event is suitable for
Families with childrenYouthSeniorsCouncil

Help our local Birds!
To understand and assist our local bird population, we need to know what birds are out there. Join in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count from 23-29 October and help us to maintain a thriving bird population in Cockburn:
  • Set aside 20 minutes between 23-29 October
  • Count the birds in your favourite outdoor space
  • Look up and record the birds on the Aussie Bird Count app or website

WIN an instant digital camera

For your chance to win an instant digital camera, send us your best picture to #aussiebirdcountcockburn. The best pictures will be on display at the upcoming Cockburn Rotary Spring Fair at Manning Park on 29 October, with the winner chosen and announced on the day.

To start counting and recording

To start counting and recording the birds you see (from the 23-29 October), download the Aussie Bird Count app or to submit your count online at 

For more information

To find out more, visit 

Competition Terms and Conditions

  • Competition is limited to residents of the City of Cockburn, and does not include staff, Elected Members and their close family
  • Entry is via hash tagging a photograph using #aussiebirdcountcockburn
  • All questions to be directed to
  • Prize - instant digital camera
  • Competition judged at Spring Fair - 29 October on merit alone
  • Winner announced on 29 October. If not in attendance they will be contacted via Instagram. Winner also announced via social media
  • If the City is unable to contact the winner, another winner will be chosen on merit
  • Judges decision is final
  • The City will not be using the information the entrant provides for anything other than the competition. 



Count the birds in your favourite outdoor space - in your backyard, in the park, wherever!



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