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Species profile—Pezoporus occidentalis (night parrot)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Psittacidae (Parrots) → Pezoporus occidentalis (night parrot)

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Psittacidae (Parrots)
Scientific name
Pezoporus occidentalis Gould, 1861
Common name
night parrot
WildNet taxon ID
1133
Synonym(s)
Geopsittacus occidentalis
Alternate name(s)
spinifex parrot
porcupine parrot
western ground parrot
solitaire
midnight cockatoo
nocturnal ground parakeet
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Data deficient
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Map
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Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1133

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
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