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This App is a bird identification, monitoring and management toolfor common bird species found within cotton landscapes in NSW &QLD. The birds in this guide have been listed Alphabetically bytheir recommended common name (as used by Birdlife Australia andmost field guides). Each bird has a photo, bird call and adescription of its appearance, behaviour and habitat.The birds maybe searched by their primary habitat or specialist behavior (seehabitat icons) and by their general size (see size icons). Alsoincluded in the guide is a list of Indicator species (useful birdsfor indicating biodiversity health at a farm and landscape scale).Over 300 native bird species have been recorded in cotton growingareas of New South Wales and Queensland. This represents more thanone-third of all Australian birds. A complete list of species knownto occur in cotton regions appears in the “Checklist”section.Included in this guide are 8 key principles for birdhabitat management. These principles list management options andactions you can implement in a productive agricultural landscape tohelp maintain or enhance bird diversity.A great feature of this Appis the “sightings” tool which allows users to build their own birdlists overtime.By developing knowledge of the birds that inhabityour landscape, and observing what birds live where, and when theycome and go, you will build an understanding of the habitatrequirements of those birds. Such understanding will be invaluablein helping you to plan and manage land use change over comingyears. Perhaps of even greater significance is the mere pleasureyou will derive from being able to recognise and name more of thebirds you see every day.

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Birds on Cotton Farms 1.0 APK
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This App is a bird identification, monitoring and management toolfor common bird species found within cotton landscapes in NSW &QLD. The birds in this guide have been listed Alphabetically bytheir recommended common name (as used by Birdlife Australia andmost field guides). Each bird has a photo, bird call and adescription of its appearance, behaviour and habitat.The birds maybe searched by their primary habitat or specialist behavior (seehabitat icons) and by their general size (see size icons). Alsoincluded in the guide is a list of Indicator species (useful birdsfor indicating biodiversity health at a farm and landscape scale).Over 300 native bird species have been recorded in cotton growingareas of New South Wales and Queensland. This represents more thanone-third of all Australian birds. A complete list of species knownto occur in cotton regions appears in the “Checklist”section.Included in this guide are 8 key principles for birdhabitat management. These principles list management options andactions you can implement in a productive agricultural landscape tohelp maintain or enhance bird diversity.A great feature of this Appis the “sightings” tool which allows users to build their own birdlists overtime.By developing knowledge of the birds that inhabityour landscape, and observing what birds live where, and when theycome and go, you will build an understanding of the habitatrequirements of those birds. Such understanding will be invaluablein helping you to plan and manage land use change over comingyears. Perhaps of even greater significance is the mere pleasureyou will derive from being able to recognise and name more of thebirds you see every day.
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