Feeding by Captive Rare Birds on Baits Used in Poisoning Operations for Control of Brushtail Possums

@inproceedings{Whenua1993FeedingBC,
  title={Feeding by Captive Rare Birds on Baits Used in Poisoning Operations for Control of Brushtail Possums},
  author={E. B. SPURR Manaaki Whenua},
  year={1993}
}
  • E. B. SPURR Manaaki Whenua
  • Published 1993
Non-toxic plain and cinnamon-flavoured carrots and cereal-based baits used in poisoning operations for control of the brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) were offered to seven species of captive rare birds at Mt Bruce National Wildlife Centre. Some individuals of all species ate plain baits. Antipodes Island parakeets (Cyanoramphus unicolor) preferred carrot to cereal-based baits, North Island kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) and North Island saddlebacks (Philesturnus carunculatus… CONTINUE READING

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