Are the cassowaries getting enough to eat?

To: Andrew Thelander <>, Birding Aus <>
Subject: Are the cassowaries getting enough to eat?
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:39:04 +0930
Thank you, Andrew. 

Is there a socio-economic study of the importance of cassowaries to tourism

on 17/3/11 10:29 AM, Andrew Thelander at  wrote:

> Hi Denise
> Maybe the locals can answer this one? I don¹t think there is a huge amount
> happening. There are some plantings around the place and some groups like
> Australian Rainforest Foundation want to buy up properties, put a nature
> covenant on them and then resell them. The Bruce Highway is being upgraded and
> the Qld government has done some good work revegetating creeklines leading to
> underpasses that will hopefully keep birds off the highway and enhance
> connectivity.
> I believe another bird died on the Tully-Mission Beach road last weekend.
> Andrew
> From: Denise Goodfellow 
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 March 2011 10:16 AM
> To: Andrew Thelander; Alan Gillanders; Birding Aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Are the cassowaries getting enough to eat?
> What moves, if any, are being made to increase the availability of habitat
> for the cassowaries?
> --
> Denise Lawungkurr Goodfellow
> PO Box 3460 NT 0832, AUSTRALIA
> Ph. 61 08 89 328306
> Mobile: 04 386 50 835
> Birdwatching and Indigenous tourism consultant
> PhD Candidate
> Interpreter/transcriber, Lonely Planet Guide to Aboriginal Australia
> Vice-chair, Wildlife Tourism Australia
> For copies of Birds of Australia¹s Top End or Quiet Snake Dreaming, visit


To unsubscribe from this mailing list,
send the message:
(in the body of the message, with no Subject line)

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU