Noisy Scrub-bird (Atrichornis clamosus) Recovery Plan
arthropods, any of the Arthropoda, the phylum of segmented invertebrates having jointed legs, such as insects, spiders, crustaceans, etc.
Atrichornithidae, the family containing the Noisy and Rufous Scrub-birds.
ANZECC, The Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council; a decision-making body consisting of Australian Commonwealth, State and Territory Ministers for Environment and Conservation and the New Zealand Minister.
critical, a taxon classified as critical under the proposed IUCN categories has a 50% probability of becoming extinct within 5 years or two generations, whichever is longer.
CALM, The Western Australian Department of Conservation and Land Management.
CSIRO,The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization.
DNA, deoxy-ribo-nucleic acid; the molecules of which contain the genetic information in the genes.
endangered, a taxon classified as endangered under the proposed IUCN categories has a 20% probability of extinction within 20 years or 10 generations, whichever is longer.
fledge, develop feathers until able to fly or leave the nest.
genus (plural genera), a taxonomic group of related species; the genus name is the first part of a scientific name of a species.
IUCN, the World Conservation Union (formerly the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources).
limiting factor, something that limits the size of a population.
Menuridae, the lyre-bird family
Menuroidea, the super-family containing both lyre-birds and scrub-birds; some authors include other families as well.
monogeneric family, a family with only one genus.
Ne, effective population size; the reproductively-active part of a population.
Passeriformes, the taxonomic order containing all songbird families.
re-stocking, movement of animals with the intention of building up the number of individuals in an original habitat.
riparian, pertaining to the bank of a river.
taxon (plural taxa), any taxonomic category, such as sub-species, species, genus, family, etc.
translocation, moving an animal from one place to another.
vulnerable, a taxon classified as vulnerable under the proposed IUCN categories has a 10% probability of becoming extinct within 100 years.