History blog

Brenda Newbey has very kindly provided a link to a Western Ground Parrot history blog that focuses on European knowledge and activities regarding the ground parrot prior to 2009. The content of the postings is random, not sequential.  There is a search function (top LHS). For example, if the name John Gould is entered for a search, ten postingsContinue reading “History blog”

Saving Kyloring Video Vignettes

The Friends and Riggs Australia are producing a few short videos, as Chapters, telling the story about the 2021 first wild to wild translocation of Kyloring and the people involved. Here are the first two videos of a total of 6 that are being produced.  All Chapters will be progressively available at: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVMYtp6TbFfSF24urQmZLqKn_Lb8dZ6cx

Western Ground Parrot on ABC’s Landline

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”

FWGP Newsletter Spring 2021

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”

Western Ground Parrot featured in BirdLife WA Bird Notes

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”

Saving Kyloring Newsletter Winter 2021

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”