Green rosellas Platycercus caledonicus nesting in artificial structures

Fitzsimons, James A. 2012, Green rosellas Platycercus caledonicus nesting in artificial structures, Australian field ornithology, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 50-53.

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Title Green rosellas Platycercus caledonicus nesting in artificial structures
Formatted title Green Rosellas Platycercus caledonicus nesting in artificial structures
Author(s) Fitzsimons, James A.ORCID iD for Fitzsimons, James A.
Journal name Australian field ornithology
Volume number 29
Issue number 1
Start page 50
End page 53
Total pages 4
Publisher BirdLife Australia
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2012-03
ISSN 1448-0107
Keyword(s) Green Rosella
Platycercus caledonicus
nest boxes
hollow-dependent fauna
wall cavities
Summary The Green Rosella Platycercus caledonicus nests primarily in hollows of living or dead eucalypt trees. This note describes an instance of Green Rosellas nesting in a wall cavity, and reviews other instances of nesting in artificial structures by this species. The building used in this instance appears to have been used by Green Rosellas in 2009 and 50 years earlier, in 1958.
Language eng
Field of Research 060201 Behavioural Ecology
060801 Animal Behaviour
Socio Economic Objective 960806 Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2012, BirdLife Australia
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