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World Premiere of "Secrets at Sunrise" - Documentary about WA's rarest bird

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Filmed entirely in Western Australia, this documentary tells the fascinating story of a team of conservation experts and dedicated volunteers working together to save one of the world's rarest birds, the Western Ground Parrot.

The film captures the challenges of working in remote environments trying to save a cryptic bird which wasn't photographed in the wild until 2004 and whose numbers are likely less than 150 individuals; an enigmatic parrot that chooses to live on the ground, generally only making its presence known when it calls at dawn and dusk. 

WA filmmaker Jennene Riggs has spent the past three years following the team from remote Cape Arid National Park where the only known population of the critically endangered parrot was almost wiped out by devastating bushfires, to Perth Zoo where attempts are under way to breed the birds in captivity.


May 31, 2017 at 6:15pm - 7:35pm
Orana Cinemas
26 Oswald St
South Kalgoorlie, WA 6430
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Friends of the Western Ground Parrot
$16.00 AUD · Purchase tickets