Raptor conservation - Victoria (Australia)

Subject: Raptor conservation - Victoria (Australia)
From: "Martin O'Brien"<>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 08:27:49 +1000
With mention of threatened raptors in Australia I thought the following of
interest to the list.

This is the IUCN classification ratings for various raptors and owls in
Victoria (Australia).

*Critically Endangered - Grey Falcon (Falco hypoleucos)

*Endangered - Black Falcon (F. subniger), White-bellied Sea-Eagle
(Haliaeetus leucogaster), Square-tailed Kite (Lophoictinia isura), Barking
Owl (Ninox connivens), Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua), Masked Owl (Tyto

*Vulnerable - Sooty Owl (Tyto tenebricosa)

The ratings are from the soon to be published "Threatened vertebrate fauna
in Victoria - 1998.  Department of Natural Resources and Environment,

Martin O'Brien
Executive Scientific Officer
Scientific Advisory Committee
Threatened Species Program
Department of Natural Resources and Environment
4/250 Victoria Pde.,
East Melbourne,  3002

tel: +61 3 9412 4567
fax: +61 3 9412 4586

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