Science & Environment
New research has examined the way animal species are changing the size of their ears, tails, beaks and other appendages to cope with climate change.
Dozens of endangered orange-bellied parrots have been released into the wild in Victoria as part of a trial to boost their population.
The critically endangered orange-bellied parrot is having a fruitful breeding season in southwest Tasmania, giving hope for the species’ survival.
The western ground parrot is rarely seen, so, when images such as this emerge, ecologists become hopeful for the species.
With its intensely pigmented emerald and crimson plumage, the eclectus parrot is like a living gemstone.
Despite being one of only two nocturnal parrots in Australia, scientists have found they’re not particularly made for the dark.
Meet the red-capped parrot, a gorgeous and unusual species found in only one place in the world – the southwestern-most corner of Australia.
At just 14cm long from beak to tail, the double-eyed fig parrot is a diminutive little guy with a disproportionately large head and gorgeous colours on its face.
A quiet but colourful bird, the mulga parrot is an Aussie favourite.