Wednesday 17 March 2021

BBC: Regent honeyeater: Endangered bird 'has forgotten its song'

media captionListen to the sound of the regent honeyeaters' song

A rare songbird has become so threatened that it has started to lose its song, say scientists. 

The regent honeyeater, once abundant in south-eastern Australia, is now listed as critically endangered; just 300 individuals remain in the world.

"They don't get the chance to hang around with other honeyeaters and learn what they're supposed to sound like," explained Dr Ross Crates.

Read on...

No comments:

Post a Comment

You only need to enter your comment once! Comments will appear once they have been moderated. This is so as to stop the would-be comedian who has been spamming the comments here with inane and often offensive remarks. You know who you are!

Related Posts with Thumbnails