Management Guidelines For Golden-Shouldered Parrot Conservation

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Subject: Management Guidelines For Golden-Shouldered Parrot Conservation
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Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 17:21:12 +1000
For those of you with an interest in GSPs, the following item is on the net ... Management_guidelines_for_goldenshouldered_parrot_conservation.pdf

Technical Guidelines
Management Guidelines For Golden-Shouldered Parrot Conservation
Gabriel Crowley
Stephen Garnett
Susan Shephard
Parks and Wildlife Service, Brisbane, 2004

1. Introduction.......1
Golden-shouldered parrots 1
On the road to recovery 1
Management guidelines 2
2. Conservation and legal status.....3
3. Distribution and population.4
Morehead population 6
Staaten population 6
Coen population 6
Population fluctuations through the year 7
4. Natural history..7
A tropical species 7
Food 8
Breeding 12
Dispersal 13
Black-faced woodswallows 14
A habitat maintained by fire 14
5. Habitats.20
Gravel slopes 21
Glimmer grass flats 22
Broad flats 23
Narrow flats 24
Flat edges 25
Bare areas 26
Box flats 27
Riparian forest and swamp edges 28
Rocky hills 29
Sand ridges and low hills 30
6. Threats..31
Predation 31
Shortage of wet season foods 33
Nest site shortage 34
Vegetation thickening 36
Inappropriate fire regimes 38
Loss of black-faced woodswallows 40
Loss of perennial grasses 41
Pigs and cattle 41
Land clearance 45
Diseases and parasites 45
Trapping and trade 46
Feral cats 46
7. Management guidelines...46
Maintenance of existing habitat 46
Restoration of deserted habitat 54
Intensive management 55
8. Conclusions....59
9. Acknowledgments...60
10. References.....60
11. Appendix 1 Species names used in booklet64
12. Appendix 2 Regional ecosystems (REs) referred to in this booklet.66

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