Pink Cockatoo Added to Threatened Species List

April 24, 2023 9:29 am in by

One of SA’s favourite birds, the pink cockatoo, has been added to threatened species list.


The iconic cocky, which can be found on the West Coast, was added to the list last month, and has prompted calls from the Australian Conservation Foundation for an urgent reform of national environmental protection laws.

The updated threatened species list this month added snakes, frogs and lizards.

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Since colonisation, around 100 of Australia’s unique flora and fauna species have reportedly become extinct.

Photo: Department for Environment and Water