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Phylogeography and conservation biology of the Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Malurus coronatus

Skroblin, Anja

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The purple-crowned fairy-wren (Malurus coronatus) is a declining passerine that is restricted to the dense patches of vegetation that grow along waterways in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia. The species is threatened by ongoing degradation of riparian habitat caused by the grazing and trampling of introduced herbivores, intense fires and weed incursion. Although the western subspecies (Malurus coronatus coronatus) has been listed as endangered, conservation has been hampered by poor...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-29
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9466

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