About Us

Save The Gouldian Fund is a not-for-profit charity raising funds for the research and conservation of the Gouldian Finch, a highly endangered Australian bird.

Proud dad!

This black-headed male caught this morning is a proud dad of a large and healthy brood of chicks!
Photo: Proud dad of a large and healthy brood of chicks!

Gouldians… and spiders

Huntsmen spiders love the boxes too! And the birds don’t mind sharing… many Gouldian nests also have a harmless huntsmen in with them! Although the task of checking boxes is not a job for the arachnophobic as it can be rather off putting when they run over your hands and down your arm….
Photo: Huntsmen spiders love the boxes too! And the birds don't mind sharing... many Gouldian nests also have a harmless huntsmen in with them! Although the task of checking boxes is not a job for the arachnophobic as it can be rather off putting when they run over your hands and down your arm....

Hall of Fame – February 2014

A BIG thank you to all our new February supporters, members and donors. These include David White and Illini Bird Fanciers Inc. Illinois USA

Many thanks for your generous donations and support.

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Nest-boxes, nest-boxes and more nest-boxes….

One of our helpers checking one of the thousands of nest-boxes that are up for the Gouldians. It’s hard work in very hot and humid conditions but finding a Gouldian nest is always such a wonderful reward!
Photo: Checking one of the hundreds of nest-boxes that are up for the Gouldians in the Kimberley....

Wild Gouldian finch breeding season starts!

Wild Gouldian finch breeding season is now underway! First eggs are in the boxes!
Photo: Wild Gouldian finch breeding season is underway! First eggs are in the boxes!

Hall of Fame – January 2014

A BIG thank you to all our new January supporters, members and donors. These include David Harris, Fiona Holcombe, Noel Tavano, Ricardo Salinas, Teddy Santenard, Amicale des Eleveurs de Passereaux.

Many thanks for your generous donations and support.

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Hall of Fame – December 2013

A BIG thank you to all our new December supporters, members and donors. These include Nathan Gregory, Charlotte Mack, Taronga Park Zoo, Aviary World (Camsal Aviaries).

Many thanks for your generous donations and support.

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Shirts avaliable from Australian Finches Store

Buy a Gouldian finch t-shirt from Australian Finches Online Store and $4 will go to STGF and help our cause! They look like great t-shirts so be sure to buy one soon….

Save the Gouldian Fund Christmas Fundraiser

A BIG thank you to Nathan (aka Conservation Kid) for raising over AUD$900 for STGF by selling Gouldian finch Christmas decorations that he made. This money will go a long way to providing more nestboxes (and homes) for wild Gouldians. Thank you so much Nathan!
Photo: A complete decoration constructed from 100% recycled materials; secondhand fabric, cardboard packaging boxes for the backing and electrical off-cuts for the copper eye and hanger.
Photo: Individually hand-printed tags to go with each decoration (printed on used manila folder card).
Photo: The sign says it all; made from 100% recycled materials.

Hall of Fame – November 2013

A BIG thank you to all our new November supporters, members and donors. These include John W Oakman, Melanie Cooper, Erica Shedley, Trevor Harrowfield, Matthew Boyd, Mark Richardson, Goulds LimBra (Belgium).

Many thanks for your generous donations and support.

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