Gang-gang cockatoo added to federal threatened species list

Alex Crowe
Lucy Bladen
By Alex Crowe, and Lucy Bladen
Updated March 17 2022 - 9:58am, first published March 1 2022 - 5:00pm
A male gang-gang cockatoo outside a hollow it uses as a nest at Mount Mugga Mugga Nature Reserve. It's one of about 150 gang-gangs thought to call the ACT home. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Canberra's beloved gang-gang cockatoo has been officially listed as a threatened species, following a rapid decline in numbers over the past two decades.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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