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Ecology and conservation of the swift parrot - an endangered austral migrant

Saunders, Debra


The swift parrot (Lathamus discolor, Psittacidae) is an endangered, austral migrant that inhabits forests and woodlands of south-eastern Australia. With a small population size (2500 birds), broad winter distribution (1 250 000 km2) and often cryptic nature, the swift parrot is a challenging species to study. In autumn they migrate north from their Tasmanian breeding grounds in search of suitable food resources throughout their winter range on mainland Australia. They are therefore dependent on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010-08-19T00:58:36Z
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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