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Birds in Tasmanian pine plantations

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Wall, LE (1983) Birds in Tasmanian pine plantations. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 117. pp. 125-133. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The number of bird species in Pinus radiata plantations aged between 8 and 31 years and in native forests in Tasmania during a year is recorded. The oldest plantations had a slightly greater number of species than the younger ones because after thinning of the pines there was some regeneration of ground cover which provided another habitat. Most species, however, fed chiefly on the trunks and foliage of the pines. The number of species was greater in the native forests and was consistent in the five plots surveyed. Only one species was found nesting in the pine plots.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 125-133
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 04:02
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:35
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14027
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