Birds transported to Australia

To: Phil Hansbro <>
Subject: Birds transported to Australia
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 08:22:03 +1100
Phil, the following references may be worth checking.  These are some of 
the papers and books I checked when compiling a paper on King Quail in se 
Australia.  The ones by Le  Souef and Long in particular would be useful I 

Interested in what you're planning on using the information for?

Forbes-Leith, T. A. and Campbell, A. J. (1884) Victorian Fauna, Class II – 
Birds Part 2.  The Victorian Naturalist 1: 74-79
Le Souef, C. J. (1965) Acclimatisation in Victoria.  The Victorian 
Historical Magazine 36 (1): 8-29 
Long, J.L. (1981) Introduced Birds of the world: The worldwide history, 
distribution and influence of birds introduced to new environments.  pp: 
153-4. Agricultural Protection Board of Western Australia.  Reed: Sydney.
McCance, N. (1962) Reckless acclimatisation.  Australia Aviculture, p. 
106. August 1962.
Wheelwright, H.W. (1862) (An Old Bushman) Bush Wanderings of a Naturalist. 
 Routledge, Warne and Routledge: London.

Martin O'Brien
Wildlife Biologist - Threatened Species & Communities Section
Department of Sustainability and Environment
2/8 Nicholson St.,
East Melbourne  3002


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