A range of teacher professional learning programs will be developed to accompany the Biodiversity of the Western Volcanic Plains online outreach...
Breeds September-December. Builds a cup-shaped nest in shrubs or introduced trees.
Finches and Sparrows
Distinctive red face bordered with white with a black crown and nape. Yellow wing-bars.
Omnivore, feeding on small seeds e.g. the introduced Scotch Thistle, and insects in the summer.
Grasslands, farmlands, roadsides, weedy areas.
Canary like trills and chirps "tswit-tsiewt-tswit-swit-zwee-tzwee".
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
|DEPI Advisory List
The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.