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Euthanasia of pest sturnids in nestboxes

Tidemann, Chris; Grarock, Kate; King, Daryl

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Nestboxes are commonly used as a research tool or for enhancing habitat quality for native hollow-dependent wildlife, but these objectives can be compromised if boxes are occupied by feral species, such as Common Myna Sturnus tristis and Common Starling S. vulgaris. Mynas and starlings exclude other potential nestbox users by actively harassing them, and by accumulating large volumes of nesting material that preclude occupation by other users. Here, we report a system using air-cooled carbon...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70116
Source: Corella

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