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Birds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne

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Category: Issue 1

Author(s): Terry Coates, Ken Harris

A survey of diurnal birds of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (RBGC), Victoria was undertaken during most months between January 1999 and December 2004. Bird species were recorded at ten, two-hectare areas representing the major habitat types available. Incidental observations of other species were also recorded generally throughout the site. The results of the study […]


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Land-birds of three islands off the west coast of Eyre Peninsula, South Australia: Lilliput, Nicolas Baudin and West Waldegrave

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Author(s): Peter Shaughnessy, Terry Dennis, Dave Armstrong, Steve Berris

This note provides information on land-birds of three small islands off the west coast of Eyre Peninsula: Lilliput Island near Smoky Bay, Nicolas Baudin Island near Sceale Bay and West Waldegrave Island near Elliston. These islands have important colonies of the Australian Sea-lion Neophoca cinerea and were visited primarily to monitor breeding activity and outcomes […]


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West Waldegrave Island, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

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Author(s): Peter Shaughnessy, Terry Dennis, Dave Armstrong

The island has an area of 32 ha. The coastline comprises granite boulders and slabs, with a steep rise of about 5 m to a flat calcarenite plateau covered with sandy soil which supports Nitre bushes (Nitraria billardierei) and African boxthorn bushes (Lycium ferocissimum). There are small caves and overhangs among limestone cliffs immediately inland […]


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