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Text Box: Phillip Island, South Pacific

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Incredible!

ISBN 9780980652802

 

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The amazing story of the birth and rebirth of a natural treasurePhillip Island, South Pacific

 

Spectacular damage by feral animals, a remarkable eradication program and then spectacular recovery after eradication of rabbits

 

 

 

Contents

 

 

 

 

 

 1 A personal introduction — risk came with the job

 2 Creation of the island

 3 Plants and animals arrive

 4 Desperate people in desperate times

 5 Settlers from Pitcairn

 6 Beyond the call of duty

 7 Original condition of the island

 8 The decline of Phillip Island

 9 Eradication of the Rabbits

10 Management since rabbit eradication

          Assisted regeneration

11 Phillip Island’s conservation value

          Endemic and threatened species

          Breeding seabirds 

          Potential refuge

          A practical example

 

 

  12 Photo monitoring

  13 The outcome to date

  14 Future management 

          Objectives

          Monitoring

          Quarantine 

          New Zealand flax

          Olives 

          Tarler birds 

          Other predators 

          Longer term

 

    References  

    Index 

 

    Contour map of Phillip Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eradicating the rabbits

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Feral animals on Phillip Island

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About the book

Copyright Peter Coyne.  No part of this page may be republished without permission.

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