Bird Islands in Dams

To: "Andrew Hobbs" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Subject: Bird Islands in Dams
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 09:37:57 +1100
But surely a 100m swim would reduce the number of visits, even if it
doesn't eliminate them.

Peter Shute

 wrote on Wednesday, 12 December 2007
9:38 PM:

> If the major problem is people then constructing islands
> might help.  If
> it is foxes or cats then don't bother.  Both can swim at
> least 1 to 2 km
> if they decide it is necessary.  A few hundred metres (in an 18
> hectare dam) is not even a barrier.   Plus if the water level goes
> down then the
> distance becomes even less.

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