re: Megapodes

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Subject: re: Megapodes
From: "Neville Schrader" <>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 1997 09:01:22 +1000
In the central-west of NSW, megapode (Malleefowl) are found in dry
sclerophyll forest, that still contains a good coverage of undergrowth
which has wattles such as Currawang. The dominate eucalyptus usually being
Grey Box, White box and Mugga Ironbark.
  The species became extinct in the Hervey's Range (now part of Goobang
National Park) in the late fifties. The species can still be found in
suitable forests around the Tottenham - Tullamore area.

   Maybe mallee is a last refuge for the species and it was more widespread
and less restrict habitat wise before the major impacts that occurred in

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