One of the country's best known scientists calls for a radical overhaul of the system to protect threatened species.
Entries in Neophema chrysogaster - Orange-bellied Parrot (49)
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new method of testing the fertility of critically endangered birds which could make captive breeding programmes more effective and help secure the future of several species.
This year's winter conservation count for one of Australia's rarest birds has returned the lowest number of sightings since counting began.
With a wild population of less than 50, it’s not surprising that the location of a summer hide-out used by a mysterious male Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) is of great interest to the team trying to save the species from extinction.