This 2013 video from Australia is called Thought to be extinct. Queensland bird enthusiast presents first photos of the elusive night parrot.
Ex-parrot sighting in Qld sparks interest
The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service says the discovery of a rare bird in outback Queensland will probably attract worldwide scientific interest.
The last reported sighting was 1990.
Keith Twyford from Parks and Wildlife says the parrot is classed as endangered, but the most recent discovery has sparked big interest.
Birders are twitterpated after naturalist claims he has photos and film of an Australian parrot rarely seen since 1979: here.
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