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Parrots of Oceania - a comparative study of extinction risk

Olah, George; Theuerkauf, Jorn; Legault, Andrew; Gula, Roman; Stein, John; Butchart, S; O'Brien, Mark; Heinsohn, Robert


Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Wallacea, and the islands of the Pacific Ocean collectively possess 42% of the world’s parrot species, including half of all Critically Endangered species. We used comparative methods to review the factors related to extinction risk of 167 extant and 5 extinct parrot species from this region, subsequently referred to as ‘Oceania’. We tested a range of ecological and socio-economic variables as predictors of extinction risk for parrots in the region while...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Emu - Austral Ornithology
DOI: 10.1080/01584197.2017.1410066


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