New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
When is a galah not a galah? That depends on which scientific name is attached to the Australian bird. There's been some confusion over this, which DNA testing has finally solved.
Sparrows are one of the commonest birds seen in Australian cities. But the first ones didn't come from England.
Australian birds are arguably among the smartest in the world, displaying complex behaviours comparable to those observed in great apes.