Publications and reports by staff and students at Murdoch University on black cockatoo health, demographics and ecology can be accessed below.
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The following publications and reports focus on black cockatoo ecology, movement ecology based on GPS and satellite tracking research and the development of the tracking methodology.
Rycken, S. J. E., K. S. Warren, L. Yeap, R. Donaldson, P. Mawson, R. Dawson, and J. M. Shephard. 2022. Forest specialist species in the urban landscape: Do different levels of urbanization affect the movements of Forest Red-tailed Black Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus banksii naso)? Avian Conservation and Ecology 17(1):11.
Rycken et al. 2019, Assessing Integration of Black Cockatoos Using Change Point Analysis, The Journal of Wildlife Management, 83:334-342.
Shephard J.M. and Warren K.S. 2019, Conservation management of forest red-tailed black cockatoos associated with the Maddington-Kenwick Strategic Employment Area Precinct 3 (MKSEA P3) industrial development. Report for MKSEA Pty. Ltd., Western Australia - pdf available.
Shephard J.M. and Warren K.S., 2018, The Potential Role of the Forest Product Commission’s Midwest Pine Plantations as a Food Resource for Carnaby’s Cockatoo: A Concept Study using GPS and Satellite Tag Data. Report for The Forest Products Commission, Western Australia - pdf available.
Yeap et al. 2015, Satellite Tracking of Rehabilitated Baudin’s Cockatoos, Calyptorhynchus baudinii: a feasibility trial to track forest black cockatoos, Pacific Conservation Biology, 21:163-167.
Saunders et al. 2014, Nature conservation on agricultural land: a case study of the endangered Carnaby’s Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris breeding at Koobabbie in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia, Nature Conservation, 9: 19-43.
Le Souef et al. 2013, Retention of Transmitter Attachments on Black Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus spp.), Pacific Conservation Biology, 19:55-57.
Health and Demographics
The following publications focus on black cockatoo health and demographics.
Le Souef et al. 2020, Hindlimb Paralysis Syndrome in Wild Carnaby’s Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus latirostris) : A New Threat for an Endangered Species, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 56(3): 609-619.
Groom et al. 2017, Survival and reintegration of rehabilitated Carnaby’s cockatoos Zanda latirostris into wild flocks, Bird Conservation International, 1-14.
Le Souef et al. 2015, Presentation and Prognostic Indicators for Free-living Black Cockatoos (Calyptorhychus spp.) Admitted to an Australian Zoo Veterinary Hospital Over 10 Years, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51(2):380-388.
Le Souef et al. 2013, Hematologic and Plasma Biochemical Reference Values for Three Species of Black Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus spp.), Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 27(1):14-22.Warren et al, 2013, Diagnostic Testing of Age of Birds and Its Application, In Speer B, Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery, Elsevier, 527-531