Night Parrot - The Rediscovery

The Night Parrot was thought to be extinct for more than 75 years until it was found by naturalist John Young at a site that has been kept secret since 2013.
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Saving the Night Parrot  Ecologists from Bush Heritage Australia are working to create a safe place for the one-of-a-kind parrot found in Queensland. The field trip to Bush Heritage's Pullen Pullen Reserve in western Queensland between March and June 2016 shed more light on the rare night parrot than any other before it.

Scientists take first picture of night parrot nest. But who ate the eggs?

An active nest of night parrot eggs was discovered in Queensland's Diamantina National Park in 2016.

An active nest of night parrot eggs was discovered in Queensland's Diamantina National Park in

Researchers have recorded the first fledgling night parrot seen since the elusive bird was rediscovered in south-west Queensland in 2013.

Researchers record the first fledgling night parrot seen since the elusive bird was rediscovered in south-west Queensland in

Australians are being encouraged to keep an eye and an ear out for a desert bird that is so rare, even the Threatened Species Commissioner has spotting one on his bucket list.

Night parrot sighting in Western Australia shocks birdwatching world - RN

Scientists are set to discover the secrets of the endangered night parrot by tracking a bird via GPS.

Night parrot sighting in Western Australia shocks birdwatching world - RN

Adrian Boyle, Nigel Jackett, George Swann and Bruce Greatwich, who discovered the parrot in WA.

Night parrot sighting in Western Australia shocks birdwatching world - RN

The WA discovery in March 2017 is the first confirmed sighting of a night parrot in Western Australia for nearly a century.

Night parrot sighting in Western Australia shocks birdwatching world RN By Ann Jones for Off Track

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Habitat of endangered night parrot placed under exclusion zone by Queensland Government - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A camera trap set up to try to snap the Night Parrot. The secret site that is home to the night parrot is known as Pullen Pullen Nature Refuge, and was created by Bush Heritage Australia with the assistance of the Queensland Government, which chipped in $400,000 in funding.

First fledgling night parrot spotted by researchers since bird's rediscovery

Scientists Nick Leseberg and James Watson were conducting a field study when the tiny bird suddenly flew out from a spinifex hummock in what Mr Leseberg says was an extraordinary moment. The Queensland University scientists believe they also made the first recording of a fledgling's call when they returned to the site later in the day.

Researchers record the first fledgling night parrot seen since the elusive bird was rediscovered in south-west Queensland in


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