NewsmpicklesTue, 21/06/2016 - 10:24am
This is an opportunity for local covers to contribute to a project that identifies wildlife living in hollows.
In urban and agricultural areas large, hollow-bearing trees are in decline, but many species of animal rely on tree hollows. In NSW, hollow-dependent species include at least 46 mammals, 81 birds, 31 reptiles and 16 frogs. Of these, 40 species are listed as threatened with extinction. This is why the ‘loss of hollow-bearing trees’ has been listed as a key threatening process to biodiversity in New South Wales.
Farms and agricultural areas are often characterised by large, old,...