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Parramatta River Red Rump Parrot
(PRRRP) - Nest Box Project

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To Celebrate the 80th Birthday of the Avicultural Society of New South Wales (ASNSW), we have created a conservation trust as an on going legacy to supply Nest Boxes to parks and reserves spread around the iconic Parramatta River.

In conjunction with local councils and the Sydney Olympic Park authorities we are suppling the PRRRP Nest Boxes to Councils to be allocated in specially placed locations in order to grow the habitat of these special little grass parrots and build the colonies currently found along the Parramatta River.

With the current housing expansion along the river of apartments and homes, the habitat with hollow trees for bird nesting has diminished. The ASNSW legacy aims to create 500 new homes for these beautiful grass parrots to grow their numbers and offer the families that are moving in along the Parramatta River with the opportunity to see these beautiful birds surrounding them in local parks and reserves and hear their melodic calls.

The ASNSW over 2020 will be placing 500 of these specially made PRRRP Nest Boxes from the historical Parramatta Park along both sides of the Parramatta River to Hunters Hill.

We will be putting in place a specially designed bird monitoring program to watch every specially numbered PRRRP Nest Box and this information will be added under the Conversation tab that you are currently viewing.

Your involvement in the PRRRP Nest Box Conservation Project —

The PRRRP Nest Boxes are available in 2 sizes:

Your Sponsorship of a PRRRP Nest Box includes the following:

  • PRRRP Nest Box
  • Specially treated nesting material
  • Wire and screws for installation
  • Oiled for weathering and water repellant
  • Installation
  • Special number
  • Sponsors naming rights on the Nest Box
  • Certificate of Sponsorship and aerial location to view

Cost:      Small — $50     Large — $60

The Purchase of a PRRRP Nest Box includes the following:

  • PRRRP Nest Box (unoiled)
  • Specially treated nesting material
  • Screws for installation
  • Certificate of Appreciation

Cost:      Small — $40     Large — $50

Available for pick up at Gladesville, Sydney or posted at an agreed postage cost (depending on location).

Please use our Contact Us page to leave your details and our President, Con Tsintarakis, will contact you within 24 hours regarding any queries you may have in relation to the sponsorship or purchase of one of our PRRRP Nest Boxes.

Payment can be made by Direct Deposit/EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) from your account to —

The Avicultural Society of NSW - Conservation Trust Account
Account Name: Avicultural Society of NSW
BSB No: 062-714
Account No: 1021 2326
Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Please use your first name as the reference for idendification purposes and e-mail your payment receipt to  

Once funds have been received, we will contact you by email or telephone to advice confirmation details and organise your special PRRRP Nest Box sponsorship or purchase.

Thank you for supporting The Avicultural Society of NSW Conservation Trust.

Parramatta River Red Rump Parrot (PRRRP) Conservation Trust Nest Box

Parramatta River Red Rump Parrot (PRRRP) Conservation Trust Nest Box

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