RFI: Meso-predators and blue wrens

Subject: RFI: Meso-predators and blue wrens
From: (Andrew Taylor)
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 21:09:02 +1000
On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 07:28:26PM +1000,  wrote:
> Hi all
> magazine I am wondering if anyone knows any research in Oz
> which identifies problems with removing introduced top
> predators, resulting in mesopredators harming indigienous
> species.

I'v mentione dthis one before.  Risbey DA. et al. "The impact of cats and
foxes on the small vertebrate fauna of Heirisson Prong, Western Australia"
Wildlife Research. 27(3):223-235, 2000, found feral cat numbers tripled
after fox numbers were reduced which had an adverse impact on small
mammals and reptiles.  Its online at:

Andrew Tayloe

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