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Genetic evidence confirms severe extinction risk forcritically endangered swift parrots: implications forconservation management

Stojanovic, Dejan; Olah, George; Peakall, Rodney; Heinsohn, Robert; Webb, Malcolm

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Mobile species pose major challenges for conservation because of their unpredictable, large scale movements in response to fluctuating resources. If locations with critical resources overlap with threats, large proportions of a mobile population may be exposed to threats. Critically endangered and nomadic swift parrots Lathamus discolor nest wherever food is most abundant in their breeding range, but concern exists that nest predation from an introduced predator may severely affect their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164950
Source: Animal Conservation
DOI: 10.1111/acv.12394

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