Endcount, Yellow Chat, 2016, Digital print & acrylic on canvas, 130 x 160 cm, $6,000 SOLD
The yellow chat (Dawson) is approximately 11 cm long and weighs about 9 g. Plumage of breeding males is mainly yellow.
This species is known only from Curtis Island, the Torilla Plain and Fitzroy River Delta in central Queensland.The total population size of the Yellow Chat (Dawson) is estimated at approximately 240 birds. However, the extinction of the population on Curtis Island, if confirmed, would reduce this to an estimated 200 birds due to habitat threats.
The Yellow Chat is listed as critically endangered by the EPBC Act in Australia.
Money will go towards fba.org.au