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Scrubbird, Noisy
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Atrichornis clamosus
Australasia, Australia, Global Read more
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The population was estimated at c.1,500 breeding birds by Garnett and Crowley (2000), however a series of fires in the Two Peoples Bay-Mt Manypeaks area between December 2000 and December 2004 has severely impacted this, the species's largest, subpopulation (A. Burbidge in litt. 2007). Its populatio ...
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It was presumed extinct until a population was discovered at Two Peoples Bay, East of Albany in Western Australia in the 1960s.[ 2] Since then a recovery plan has been put into action. Populations of the bird have been translocated to nearby Waychinicup National Park, Bald Island as well as the Porongorup Ranges, where a wildfire destroyed much of the population. All reserves where it is known to exist are now baited with 1080 to control foxes. Its natural habitat is temperate shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. ...
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