The Helmeted Honeyeater, Lichenostomus melanops cassidix, is Critically Endangered. There are currently three small semi-wild populations established in remnant streamside swamp forest to the east of Melbourne. Zoos Victoria has been involved in the captive breeding of Helmeted Honeyeaters since the Recovery Program began in 1989. This commitment continues today.
Patagonian sierra finch (Phrygilus patagonicus) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and temperate grassland.