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Aerial survey of donkey and horse populations in the Victoria River District 2006

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Title

Aerial survey of donkey and horse populations in the Victoria River District 2006

Creator

Saalfeld, Keith

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books

Date

0000-00-00

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

2001 and 2006 Aerial survey. 2001 survey was published by Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory, Palmerston (N.T.) 2006 survey was published by Department of Natural Resources, Environment and The Arts, Palmerston (N.T.)

Language

English

Subject

Feral livestock -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Downs; Donkeys -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Downs; Horses -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Downs

File type

application/pdf.

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/230511

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/670949

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/670947

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reducing the annual rate of increase from the predicted density independent 20% to 5% (Holznagel, 2002). Reasons for this decline in annual rate of increase are currently being investigated. Acknowledgements I wish to thank our pilots for the survey, Tony Spring and Matthew Johnson for the excellent flying, the observers, Christina Nielsen, Mick Holton, Michael Heinze, Luke Playford and Catherine Rogers for their professional and dedicated approach, and the all the owner/managers of those properties covered by the survey for their cooperation in making the survey a success; in particular Mr Gavin Hoad for his permission to use the airstrip at Wave Hill Station. References Choquenot, D. (1988a). Feral Donkeys in Northern Australia: Population dynamics and the cost of control. M.Sc. Dissertation, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra. Choquenot, D. (1988b). The 1988 V.R.D. Feral Animal Survey. A consultancy report to the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory. Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory, Darwin. McCool, C.J., Pollitt, C.C., Fallon, G.R. & Turner, A.F. (1981). Studies of feral donkeys in the Victoria River - Kimberleys area. Aust. Vet. J. 57, 444-449. Letts, G.A., Bassingthwaighte, A. & de Vos, W.L. (1979). Feral Animals in the Northern Territory: Report of a Board of Inquiry. Northern Territory Government Printer, Darwin. Graham, A., Raskin, S., McConnell, M. & Begg, R. (1982). An aerial survey of feral donkeys in the V.R.D. Technical Report. Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory, Darwin. Holznagel, N. (2002). End of year operational report of the Victoria River District pest declaration 2001. Technical Report. . Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. Marsh, H & D.F. Sinclair (1989). Correcting for visibility bias in strip transect aerial surveys of aquatic fauna. J. Wildl. Manage. 53(4), 1017-1024. Saalfeld, W.K. (1998). Aerial survey of donkey and horse populations in the Victoria River District 1996. Technical Report. Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. Scott, B. & W.K. Saalfeld (1999). Keeping the skills alive: advanced shooter training and feral animal cull in Gregory National Park, September 1998. Technical Report. . Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory.


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