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Rottnest Island lakes, swamps and coastal bird counts December 1981 to September 2007

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Rottnest Island lakes, swamps and coastal bird counts December 1981 to September 2007


The salt lakes and swamps of Rottnest Island were surveyed by two observers, who between them walked round all the lakes and swamps (see figure of lakes and swamps below), with the exception of Barker Swamp, in the centre of the island. All birds, except Silver Gulls, seen around or on the lakes and swamps were identified and counted. The coastal s... more


Ecology not elsewhere classified


https://doi.org/10.4225/08/572C4DB0E05C2


1981


2007


Denis Saunders
Denis.Saunders@csiro.au

Rottnest Island birds transequatorial migratory wading birds


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Saunders, D.A. and de Rebeira, C.P. (1985) Turnover in breeding bird populations on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Australian Wildlife Research 12: 467-477

Attribution
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Saunders, Denis A. and de Rebeira, Perry (2009) A case study of the conservation value of a small tourist resort island: birds of Rottnest Island, Western Australia 1905-2007. Pacific Conservation Biology 15: 11-31

Attribution

These data on the birds of the salt lakes, swamps and coast of Rottnest Island were collected by Research Scientist Denis Saunders and Technical Officer Perry de Rebeira of CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Rangelands Research as part of research on island bird communities. The data were analysed and used in the following papers: Saunders, D. A. and C. P. de Rebeira (1985). Turnover in breeding bird populations on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Australian Wildlife Research 12: 467-77. Saunders, Denis A. and Perry de Rebeira (2009). A case study of the conservation value of a small tourist resort island: birds of Rottnest Island, Western Australia 1905-2007. Pacific Conservation Biology 15: 11-31. and summarised in the book: Saunders, Denis and Perry de Rebeira (1993). Birds of Rottnest Island. DAS and CPdeR, Guildford WA. ISBN 0 9593247 3 9


These data on the birds of the salt lakes, swamps and coast of Rottnest Island were collected by Research Scientist Denis Saunders and Technical Officer Perry de Rebeira of CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Rangelands Research as part of research on island bird communities.


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Saunders, Denis (2016): Rottnest Island lakes, swamps and coastal bird counts December 1981 to September 2007. v3. CSIRO. Data Collection. https://doi.org/10.4225/08/572C4DB0E05C2


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Location Details

31°59′24″ S


32°0′1.08″ S


115°33′36″ E


115°26′2.4″ E


WGS84


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Biological Survey


The salt lakes and swamps of Rottnest Island were surveyed by two observers, who between them walked round all the lakes and swamps (see figure of lakes and swamps below), with the exception of Barker Swamp, in the centre of the island. All birds, except Silver Gulls, seen around or on the lakes and swamps were identified and counted. The coastal s... more


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Denis Saunders


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