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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The fairy and the goblin

Picture yourself in a forest. Damp green mosses clothe giant trees, veiled in slow swirling columns of mist. The varied calls of lyrebirds and parrots echo through the woody labyrinth

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The most important ashes struggle of the summer: the Mallee Emu-wren

You unzip the flysheet of your tent and emerge into the world to be greeted by a morning lit with gold. The sun’s rays course freely across the sky in

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