New batch of helmeted honeyeaters

28 September 2015

By VICTORIA STONE-MEADOWS

ZOOS Victoria last week released a new batch of helmeted honeyeaters into the wild at a nature conservation reserve in Yellingbo.
The critically endangered bird is the state emblem of Victoria and various conservation groups have been working tirelessly to preserve and increase the wild population of the bird.
When the helmeted honeyeater population conservation program in Yellingbo began in 1989, the bird population was around 50 wild birds.

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