Endcount, Golden Parrot, 2016, Digital print & acrylic on canvas, 140 x 100 cm, $4,000 SOLD
The Golden-Shouldered parrot is endemic to southern and central Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia.Like most parrots it is brilliantly coloured, especially the male which is primarily turquoise with a salmon pink belly and bronze wings boasting a streak of bright yellow.
There are an estimated 3,750 breeding birds in the wild. This species is listed as Endangered as it has a very small, decreasing range, within which changes in the burning regime and the introduction of cattle to the region have resulted in a long-term population decline.
Money will go towards bushheritage.org.au