Australia’s Western Ground Parrot: Will it Survive the Ravages of Introduced Predators and Bushfires?

Very few people are aware of the Western Ground Parrot, an enigmatic and unusual bird that occurs only along the south coast of Western Australia.  Like many parrots in many parts of the world, this species is very close to Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Karkloof Blue Butterfly

  Photo credit: Sheng-Shan Lu   The Karkloof Blue, Orachrysops ariadne, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. It is confined to a very special type of habitat, wood’s indigo, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. While Continue Reading