Penny Olsen on the enigmatic Night Parrot and the people who chase it

When images of a live Night Parrot were taken back in 2013, the ensuing excitement was like nothing seen before in the annals of Australian natural history. It spread like

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On the tail of the malurid wrens

I remember sitting with my cousin in my aunty and uncle’s backyard when I was in my teens, watching the local birds milling around the garden and bathing in the

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Chasing birdsong

Birds have been in my life for as long as I can remember, as my parents were avid birdwatchers. My early memories are of being taken on long bushwalks, and

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