Pines and the ecology of Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus latirostris) in the Gnangara Sustainability Strategy study area
Finn, H., Stock, W. and Valentine, L.E. (2009) Pines and the ecology of Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus latirostris) in the Gnangara Sustainability Strategy study area. Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University & Department of Environment and Conservation, Perth, Western Australia.
The objective of this report is to improve the scientific basis for the GSS by providing information on the role of pines on the ecology of Carnaby‘s Black-Cockatoos in GSS area. This report also addresses how this species might be affected by the removal of pine from the Gnangara, Pinjar, and Yanchep pine plantations.
Part I provides background information on the ecology and conservation biology of Carnaby‘s Black-Cockatoos and their association with the Swan Coastal Plain and the pine plantations in the GSS. It also provides a brief statement of the key issues associated with the impact of pine removal on this species.
Part II describes various aspects of the ecology of Carnaby‘s Black-Cockatoos in the GSS area based on field research in 2009 and previous studies.
Part III examines how the removal of pine may affect Carnaby‘s Black-Cockatoos and potential responses, provides an initial risk assessment framework, evaluates pine removal as a possible controlled action under the Environmental and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, and addresses landscape management and restoration for Carnaby‘s Black-Cockatoos conservation.
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology|
School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
|Publisher:||Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University & Department of Environment and Conservation|
|Copyright:||© Government of Western Australia 2009|
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