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Records of the Night Parrot Pezoporus occidentalis in South Australia, including its ‘rediscovery’ in the North East in 1979 and a review of its habitat use

Horton, Philippa; Black, Andrew; Reid, Julian; McAllan, Ian

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At a time when the Night Parrot, one of the world’s rarest birds, is being studied within well documented populations on either side of the Australian continent, we review its historical occurrence in South Australia. It was in this State, then a British colony, that the first specimen was taken and preserved for science; and it was here for a period that almost all that the world knew of the Night Parrot came through the work of a collector F. W. Andrews and a museum curator F. G. Waterhouse....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/285379
Source: South Australian Ornithologist

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