"Andrew Hobbs" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Bird Islands in Dams
"Peter Shute" <>
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.
wrote on Wednesday, 12 December 2007
> 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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