In Search Of The Night Parrot

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The Wild Detective Finds A Long-Lost Parrot

Brendan Borrell | Audubon | 1st October 2018

A “gonzo naturalist” called John Young rediscovers the Night Parrot, a small bird endemic to the continent of Australia, which was last collected in the wild in 1912. Young gets his tip-off from a Kangaroo shooter in Queensland who finds a carcass tangled in a barbe…

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