An increasing number of Little Corellas have been found dead in the ‘Area W’ vicinity of Tom Price.
A young kākā chick runt at ZEALANDIA - once presumed so close to death his nest-minders had a body bag ready for him - has delighted conservationists at the ecosanctuary by hanging on to life - with some sisterly help from his nestmates!
EMILY BOURKE: The endangered swift parrot lives in south-east Australia, but the species only breeds in Tasmania. A scientist who's spending his summer climbing trees to study the parrots has found that the birds will only nest in particular hollows.
Felicity Ogilvie reports from Bruny Island.
FELICITY OGILVIE: The endangered Swift Parrots have made their nest in the hollow of a dead tree in a forest on Bruny Island. The nest is 18 metres off the ground and there's a chick inside.
(Sound of chick cry)