This parrot was one metre tall, weighed seven kilograms and had a fierce beak.
Australian Geographic spoke with Laura Rayner, an expert on superb parrots, to find out how exactly we can avoid colliding with these excellent birds on the road.
A crowd-funding campaign is aiming to boost numbers of Norfolk Island green parrots after a rough few decades – being brought back from the brink of extinction not once, but twice.
Researchers are planning to monitor orange-bellied parrot nests all summer to make sure they raise chicks successfully.
Findings announced this week could be the beginning of a cure for the disease threatening four endangered native parrots.