Re: birding-aus pine birds

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Subject: Re: birding-aus pine birds
From: Laurence and Leanne Knight <>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 18:11:36 +1000
fcrome wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>                   can anyone help me with information about birds in pine
> forests.  Carla Catterall and I are preparing a paper on the relative
> values of urban areas Vs pine plantations for birds and we can find no
> information on records of birds breeding in pines.  Does anyone out there
> have nay such records.  We are particularly  interested in birds that breed
> in pines themselves not in the native stream vegetation within pines.  If
> you know of any species that do could you drop me an email and saying
> whether they breed in pure pines, pines with native undergrowth or in the
> stream shelterbelts if you have such information.
> thanks in advance
> Francis

This may not help, but I do remember from my time in Perth that
Carnaby's Cockatoos eat pine cone seeds.

Regards, Laurie
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