In April 2021 the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attraction undertook a world first translocation of the Critically Endangered western ground parrot in the attempt to re-establish another mainland population. Mark Bennett from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation joined them to document this effort. Our thanks go to the ABC for providing the Friends of theContinue reading “Western Ground Parrot on ABC’s Landline”
Happy Spring to everyone, I hope that you are enjoying some warmer weather. We are certainly seeing a change down here on the south coast with intermittent sunshine in amongst spring rains. In terms of Ngoongar/Nyungar seasons we are nearing the end of Djilba (the season of conception) and entering Kambarang (the season of birth).Continue reading “FWGP Newsletter Spring 2021”
Recently BirdLife Western Australia featured the western ground parrot in an article written by project officer Helena Stokes. Helena is hosted by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service, South Coast Region and works closely with DBCA staff in implement recovery actions for the ground parrot. Helena’s position has been fundedContinue reading “Western Ground Parrot featured in BirdLife WA Bird Notes”
Winter is well and truly here with a wet start to the season that we haven’t seen for quite sometime. But it is a good excuse to snuggle up in front of the fire and read the Saving Kyloring Winter 2021 Newsletter that contains some pretty exciting news and developments in the recovery of theContinue reading “Saving Kyloring Newsletter Winter 2021”
The FWGP Newsletter Summer 2021 has come out to play in the sun. You can access it here or download a PDF copy below.
The latest Friends of the Western Ground Parrot newsletter is now available.
Today the Friends of the Western Ground Parrot Chair Paul Wettin attended Parklands Primary School to hear their song dedicated to Kyloring, the Western Ground Parrot. Parklands is a small independent based in Albany that has a strong connection to protecting the environment. Students from the school have been participating in fauna trapping at TwoContinue reading “Parklands Primary School “Save the Ground Parrot” Song”