The forty-spotted pardalote (Pardalotus quadragintus)
is an endangered songbird endemic to eastern Tasmania. These
birds specialize on forests containing Eucalyptus viminalis
(white gum tree) for foraging, and require tree cavities for
nesting. They have experienced both historical range contraction
following European settlement and recent population decline
within existing habitat. Causes of this decline are uncertain.
Ecological theory predicts that habitat...[Show more]
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