Birds

Impacts of aerial 1080 poisoning on the birds of Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

In November 1990, an eradication program was started against brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) and rock wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) on Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. Green-dyed pellets containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) […]

An assessment of the probability of secondary poisoning of forest insectivores following an aerial 1080 possum control operation

Assays for the toxin sodium monofluoroacetate (compound 1080) were undertaken on arthropods collected from toxic baits after a brushtail possum (Trichosorus vulpecula) control operation in Nothofagus forest in central North […]

Consequences of natal dispersal in female horses.

Livestock have grazed on salt marshes for centuries and have dramatic effects on marsh vegetation. Most studies examining the effects of livestock on salt marshes have focused on the effects […]