The Orange Bellied Parrot
Critically Endangered! Only 44 remaining in the wild!
Why are they threatened?
- Habitat loss
- Fox and cats are their predators
- Spread of poisonous weeds.
- Inbreeding due to small populations.
Overall there are no direct human impacts on the Orange Bellied Parrot as all the impacts are coming from other species taking their nesting ground and having no protect in the wild.
Habitat/Biome and Nutrition
What is being done?
1. "Neophema Chrysogaster." (Orange-bellied Parakeet, Orange-bellied Parrot). Red List. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. <http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22685203/0>.
2. "Orange-bellied Parrot." Orange-bellied Parrot. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. <http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/species/Neophema-chrysogaster>.
3. "Orange Bellied Parrot Recovery." BirdLife. Web. 19 Mar. 2015. <http://birdlife.org.au/projects/orange-bellied-parrot-recovery>.
By Cameron Lago