The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010

The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010

by Stephen T. Garnett, Judit Szabo, Guy Dutson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780643103689
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publication date: 04/28/2012
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Stephen T. Garnett (Charles Darwin University) is an authority on the conservation of threatened birds.

Judit Szabo is a research fellow at Charles Darwin University working on Australian threatened birds. She has studied the effects of pesticides used in locust control on Australian birds. During the five years of field work and data analysis she became interested in issues with data collection and study design, which led to her work on optimal monitoring, bias associated with bird survey data, and using volunteer-collected data to detect trends in bird populations.

Guy Dutson is an independent consultant who has been researching threatened Australasian birds since rediscovering the Superb Pitta in PNG in 1990. He developed BirdLife International’s Pacific program, managing projects across the Pacific islands. Guy moved to Australia in 2006 to develop the Birds Australia–Rio Tinto Important Bird Areas program, and identified all Australian sites of global bird conservation importance. Guy has also worked with bird tourism in the Northern Territory and leads birdwatching tours across the country and globally.

Table of Contents

About the authors
The IUCN Red List Status of Extinct, Threatened and Near Threatened Australian bird taxa
Taxa Profiles
Appendix 1: Distribution of Threatened and Near Threatened birds in Australia
Appendix 2: Taxa listed in the Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 and omitted from this volume
Index of birds and threats

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