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The playful antics of a Galah can brighten anyone's day... unless it is five in the morning!

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Noongar Names: Djakal ngakal

Scientific Name: Eolophus roseicapilla

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Habitat clearing

Will they visit?: Galahs frequently visit home gardens

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Tree hollows and nest boxes

Diet: Flowers, fruits, and seeds

Water: Bird baths

ReWild Benefit: Seed dispersal

ReWild Benefits

Despite their noisy antics, Galahs disperse seeds of native plants and help to create a more connected ecosystem throughout the landscape. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about these native birds and record any sightings via Birdata to help scientists monitor their population.

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