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The results are in - Four of King Island's Six subspecies are Threatened with extinction

Well, I guess it could be worse the Minister for the Environment has declared the King Island Green Rosella and King Island Black Currawong (Black Jay) as being Vulnerable to Extinction. In other words they are considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. This decision is based on the estimated size of the populations, as recommended by the Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee, based on scientific research and the results from the Blitz counts we undertook. THIS IS A WAKE-UP CALL TO US ALL! It means that four of King Island subspecies are now threatened with extinction: two are listed as Critically Endangered (facing an extremely high risk of extinction in th

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