Can you feed the birds at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary?
Bird feeding times are 8am and 4pm everyday. There is no entry charge to the bird feeding arena. To participate in the bird feeding you only need to make a donation to receive a plate. You can do a donation of $5 or more and then you get a bowl with feed!
What time do they feed the birds at Currumbin?
Meet Australia’s most Every day at 8 AM and 4 PM, you can enjoy the experience of feeding several wild lorikeets. These colourful birds are not shy of humans and like to eat right from your hands or take a rest on your head and shoulders.
What do they feed the lorikeets at Currumbin?
Lorikeets should be fed a combination of fruit, blossoms and a well-balanced nutritionally sound, nectar mix. Many ‘pet store’ brands of Lori Wet or Dry are no more than sweetened flour – rice flour and glucose and are vitamin/mineral deficient. We use Wombaroo Lorikeet and Honeyeater mix.
What can I feed wild lorikeets?
Lorikeets are naturally nectar feeders. In the wild they feed on the nectar (pollen) of native flowers such as bottlebrush and grevilleas. They do this using their unique brush-like tongue. They will also feed on berries and fruits and sometimes greens.
Where can I feed birds Brisbane?
North Brisbane Bird Watching
- Boondall Wetlands. Paperbark Drive, Boondall.
- Nudgee Beach and Boardwalk. O’Quinn St, Nudgee Beach.
- Nudgee Waterhole Reserve. Nudgee Rd, Nudgee.
- Dowse Lagoon.
- Third Lagoon Reserve and Deagon Wetlands.
- Pelican Feeding, Clontarf.
- Mt Ommaney Boardwalk.
- Fort Rd Bushland.
Is Honey Good for rainbow lorikeets?
Many people have taken to encouraging lorikeets into their gardens by giving them foods usually based on sugar, honey or jam. These plants not only look good; they also provide safe, healthy food for blossom-feeding birds such as lorikeets and honeyeaters.
Can you feed lorikeets sunflower seeds?
Lorikeets are nectar feeders. They do not eat seed, instead consuming nectar, pollen, fruit and vegetables.
What are rainbow lorikeets Favourite food?
Rainbow Lorikeets love: Pollen and nectar – their favourite foods are nectar and pollen from native flowers such as grevilleas, callistemon (bottlebrushes) and banksias.
What household food can you feed birds?
What to Feed Birds from the Kitchen
- Squash Seeds, Melon, and Pumpkin.
- Bread and Cereals.
- Various Nuts.
- Cooked Pasta and Rice.
- Eggs and Eggshells.
Will birds eat oatmeal?
Porridge oats could also be a nutritious food source for the birds in your garden, and chances are you’ll have them readily available in your kitchen. However, ensure the oats are uncooked as cooked oats could harden around a bird’s beak.
Can the council stop me feeding the birds?
There are no laws the Council can use to stop people feeding birds. However, if a large amount of rotting food accumulates, or the feeding is attracting rats or mice, the Council may be able to help. If the feeding is simply causing nuisance from droppings etc., it is a private matter between neighbours.