Native hens, turbo chooks, whatever you know them as they are a distinctive character in the Tasmanian landscape, but despite their abundance, their populations on Maria Island are shrinking.
Kate Johnson and Niamh Chapman interview PhD student Lucile Leveque from the University of Tasmania to learn about her research into the factors that are contributing to their decline.
Host: Niamh Chapman and Kate Johnson
Production: Sarah Lyden
Promotion: Kate Johnson, Hannah McCleary, Kelsey Picard
Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod