Vale Peter Stokie, AOM 

Ensuring the future of the Malleefowl

There are few birds in the world as interesting and industrious as the Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata). The Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group is dedicated to the preservation of this magnificent and endangered bird.

See our About Us page for details on what we do and how to join.

It is with great sadness that the Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group marks the loss of a giant: Life Member, long-time committee member, former President and Vice-President, Peter Stokie, AOM, who died peacefully at home on Friday, 24 May 2019.

Reporting Back Weekend 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the VMRG has taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Reporting Back Weekend at Patchewollock.

Visit our Events page for further details.

Training Weekend & Annual General Meeting - 2020

Held together on the 2nd weekend in October (10th & 11th) at Wyperfeld National Park. Anyone interested in Malleefowl is welcome.

Monitoring Report 2018 - 2019

Lastest report of the VMRG's Annual Monitoring Program.

Training videos

View VMRG YouTube training videos on our Monitoring Manual page.

Around the Mounds

Latest edition of the National Malleefowl Recovery Team Newsletter.

Malleefowl on Facebook

Join the Malleefowl Victoria Facebook group to connect with fellow malleefowl enthusiasts.

National Database

Historical and current mound statistics and research

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Events and newsletters

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Photos of Malleefowl, habitat and monitoring groups

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Contact Us

Research and volunteer enquiries, comments and feedback

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Last updated: 29 August, 2015