Re: Australian endemic list.

To: "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Re: Australian endemic list.
From: John Penhallurick <>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2000 11:45:55 +1100
I suggest that Max read my discussion more carefully.
I said:
It was also agreed that birds introduced into other areas did not affect
the endemic status of wild birds.  Thus Reeve's Pheasant is still a Chinese
endemic, despite the existance of introduced breeding birds in Europe.

So the existence of introduced budgies in Florida in no way affects the
wild budgie's status.

>From: "Max O'Sullivan" <>
>To: "birding-aus" <>,
>        "John Penhallurick" <>
>Subject: Re: [BIRDING-AUS] Re: Australian endemic list.
>Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2000 10:40:26 +1000
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>With John's definition of endemic, does that mean that the budgie is no
>longer an Oz endemic because it breeds in large numbers in the wildes of a
John Penhallurick
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