Re: Possums as Bird Predators

Subject: Re: Possums as Bird Predators
From: Robert Davis <>
Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 17:18:44
Surely the problem is with competition for nesting hollows (in the case of
the Glossy Black Cockatoo)rather than predation of nests? I know that
possums do take advantage of bird eggs as free meals, but I would have
thought that competition for a limited number of nesting hollows would be a
more important force on Kangaroo Island. This is obviously not related to
the ground dwelling Kakapo though. Any thoughts?


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