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The use of mist nets and radio-telemetry in the study of the Ground Parrot Pezoporus wallicus in Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, New South Wales.


Methods for trapping and radio-tracking Ground Parrots were examines at Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, Jamberoo, NSW. Two methods, involving mist nets, were successful in capturing the parrots. A technique for attaching the radio transmitters to the birds is described, and the operating lives of two battery types are compared.

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