Media Statement from Hon Stephen Dawson MLC
- Western ground parrots are critically endangered, with less than 150 in the wild
- Urgent recovery actions planned in response to recent bushfires
Emergency recovery efforts are underway to assist Western Australia's rarest bird following recent bushfires.
The last remaining wild population of western ground parrots is known to occur in Cape Arid National Park and the adjacent Nuytsland Nature Reserve on the south coast.