Emus and Pines

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: Emus and Pines
From: Michael Tarburton <>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 12:18:57 +0000
IPeter asked:
> Are there any Australian birds that use pine plantations for
> anything other than refuge?

In WA, Carnaby's Cockatoo used to love visiting the Pine Plantations
near Perth, where they would stay for weeks eating pine seeds as a
change to their diet of eucalyptus seeds. Most of the plantations I
believe have gone now.


Michael Tarburton


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