Harry lives with his family on a sheep station west of Maryborough, Queensland. Aware of the trappers who trespass on the land to catch the wild parrots, Harry is skeptical of an ad in the paper inquiring about parrot sightings. Having seen two beautiful Paradise Parrots nesting in a termite mound in the south paddocks, Harry consults his neighbour about what to do.With the visit of naturalist Alex Chisholm, Harry learns that it is not only the actions of the trappers that endanger the parrots. The illustrations not only capture the rough, bushy characters, but also highlight the colour and beauty of the birds.
I Said Nothing: The Extinction Of The Paradise Parrot
After seeing two Paradise Parrots nesting in a termite mound in the south paddocks of his property, Harry consults his neighbor about what to do to save them from illegal trappers.