The Australian night parrot is known to be one of the most elusive birds in the world, known in only a few locations across Australia. Sightings of the medium-sized, nocturnal green parrot represent the "holy grail" for birdwatchers. And its 'tinkling bell' call is as difficult to detect as the bird itself. Researchers are about to embark on a feral cat control program in one of the night parrot's only known habitats — a program unlike any that have been undertaken before.
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