Gilbert's potoroo. Photo - DBCA

Western Shield aims to protect native species that are vulnerable to predation by foxes and feral cats. These are primarily small- and medium-sized mammals, as well as some ground-nesting birds, small- to medium-sized songbirds and reptiles.

Mammals

Western ground parrot. Photo - DBCA

Birds

Reptiles

Other, less threatened species benefit from predator control, including:

Find out more about threatened species and our research into animal conservation.