Regent Honeyeater

Regent Honeyeater

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Climate Policy, RBG Songs, Locust Tech

Episode: Climate Policy, RBG Songs, Locust Tech

  • Apr 28, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 18:09 mins

The regent honeyeater is a bright, yellow, little Australian songbird. It's very pretty and has a beautiful voice. But the bird, and its signature song, is currently on the verge of extinction. Australian National University researcher Ross Crates says male honeyeaters are forgetting how to sing their species' song and are sounding like other birds. Crates, though, is helping the honeyeaters to find its original song.

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