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Winter habital use by the endangered, migratory Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) in New South Wales

Saunders, Debra; Heinsohn, Robert

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Migratory birds are dependent on a combination of suitable wintering, migration and breeding habitats. Identification and protection of these habitats is essential for the conservation of the birds. The endangered Swift Parrot (Psittacidae:Lathamus discolor) migrates north from Tasmania to south-eastern mainland Australia in search of suitable winter food resources. This 5-year study examines the use of known winter foraging habitats by Swift Parrots on a state-wide scale not previously...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38004
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU07033

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