Bureaucratic blunder threatens parrots

Subject: Bureaucratic blunder threatens parrots
From: David McDonald <>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 10:59:04 +1000 (EST)
>From BirdLife International:

The article includes a wonderful photo from our own
Geoffrey Dabb.

'A nesting colony of the globally threatened Superb
Parrot Polytelis swainsonii has been devastated
because of a bureaucratic mistake by the Department of
Sustainability and Environment.
The error was discovered when a botanist alerted the
department, triggering an audit that ended the logging
of the protected site.' more ...


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