Australia’s rarest bird on menu for wedged-tailed eagle

19 Mar 2019
Plains wanderer
The critically-endangered plains-wanderer.

A successful rabbit cull two decades ago has had unforeseen consequences, with a study finding wedge-tailed eagles are now preying on one of Australia’s rarest birds.

The University of Queensland research found that more native species, including the critically-endangered plains-wanderer, were now being taken by wedge-tailed eagles.

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