Australia’s beloved native birds are disappearing – and the cause is clear

Along Australia’s heavily populated east coast, population declines have been noted for common bird species, including the rainbow bee-eater. Photograph: Gary Meredith

Across parts of Australia, vast areas of native vegetation have been cleared and replaced by our cities, farms and infrastructure. When native vegetation is removed, the habitat and resources that it provides for native wildlife are invariably lost.

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