|Subject:||Bustards in Victoria?|
|Date:||Wed, 27 Aug 2003 13:37:24 +1000|
Amazing what you find when you are doing a literature search. The following sounds fascinating but I gather it never got off the ground (so to speak).
White, D. 1982. Bringing back the Bustard. Wildl. Aust. 19:10-13.
ABSTRACT: The establishment of Bustard Breeding Cooperatives has been proposed as a means of reestablishing Bustard (Otis tarda) populations on suitable habitat in Victoria. Farmers owning key Bustard habitat could voluntarily join the Cooperatives. The Wildlife Division would obtain birds, establish captive breeding colonies, and coordinate the care and observation of the birds. The farmers would be responsible for protecting the birds and managing the habitat. Breeding stock would be maintained in captivity, and progeny would be permitted to leave the breeding facilities. Free-flying progeny would be closely monitored to determine the causes of mortality. (LCA)
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