Orange-bellied Parrot

​​​​​The critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP; Neophema chrysogaster) is one of Australia's most threatened bird species.

Their last known breeding site is at Melaleuca in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This species is at risk of extinction in the wild.

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  • About Orange-bellied Parrots
    Orange-bellied Parrots (OBP; Neophema chrysogaster) are coloured emerald/grassy green on their back, wings and flanks with a bright yellow chest, azure blue markings on their wings and brow, and a vivid orange patch on their belly
  • The OBP Tasmanian Program
    The Tasmanian OBP Program is committed to the protection, monitoring and management of OBPs in Tasmania. It provides an authoritative and up-to-date source of information on the status of the OBP in Tasmania.
  • Latest Updates
    The OBP updates include data about the current population - both in the wild and in captivity. They provide information such as how may wild birds have returned from their winter migration, how many eggs have been laid, and how many hatchlings survived the season.
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Orange-bellied Parrot - Tasmanian Program

Biodiversity Monitoring Section
Natural Values Conservation Branch,
GPO Box 44,
Hobart, TAS, 7001.