Distribution and Abundance of Feral Liverstock in the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory (1985-86), and Their Relation to Population Control

Feral and domestic livestock (buffalo, cattle, horses and donkeys) were censused by fixed-wing aerial survey over the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory (above the 16th parallel) in March-April 1985, encompassing 223 672 km2 (16.7% of the Territory). The mean sampling rate on the major coastal lowland (38 281 km2) was 7.3%, and that for the rest was 3.7%. The accuracy of population estimates was improved by applying habitat-specific visibility correction factors to animals counted in groups.

Author Bayliss, P. and Yeomans, K. M.
Date null
Year 1989
Secondary title Australian Wildlife Research
Volume 16
Number 6
Pages 651-676
Notes Notes
Region NT
Links https://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/144/paper/WR9890651.htm