Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) Recovery Plan 2001-2005

Swift Parrot Recovery Team (2001)
Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment
ISBN 0 7246 6283 9

Implementation Schedule


Task
Description
Priority
Feasibility
Responsible
Party
Year
Total ($000)
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
1 Identify the extent and quality of foraging habitat  
1a Identify foraging habitat within the overwintering range 1 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE 25.0 25.0 29.0 17.0 17.0 113.0
1b Identify the flowering patterns of blue gum 2 100% DPIWE, UT 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 55.0
  36.0 36.0 40.0 28.0 28.0 168.0
2 Habitat Management  
2a Mapping of foraging and breeding habitat 2 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE 33.0 11.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 67.0
2b Management and protection of habitat 1 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE 29.0 23.0 23.0 24.0 24.0 123.0
2c Develop a nest hollow strategy 1 100% DPIWE 4.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 8.0
2d Ecological thinning in mainland habitats       0.0 0.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 30.0
  66.0 36.5 42.5 41.5 41.5 228.0
3 Reduce the incidence of collisions 1 80% DPIWE 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 17.0
  3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 17.0
4 Population and habitat monitoring  
4a Population monitoring 1 100% DPIWE 18.0 18.0 18.0 20.0 20.0 94.0
4b Winter Surveys 2 100% NRE, NPWS 78.0 78.0 78.0 82.0 82.0 398.0
4c Monitoring the effectiveness of management prescriptions 2 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.0 0.0 30.0
  96.0 96.0 96.0 132.0 102.0 522.0
5 Community education and information  
5a Community and volunteer networks 3 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE, BA, TSN 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.7 8.7 42.9
5b Newsletter 3 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE, BA, TSN 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 8.7
  10.2 10.2 10.2 10.5 10.5 51.6
6 Manage the recovery process through a recovery team 3 100% NRE, NPWS, DPIWE, BA, TSN 5.2 5.2 5.2 6.1 6.1 27.8
  5.2 5.2 5.2 6.1 6.1 27.8
  TOTALS 216.4 186.9 196.9 221.1 193.1 1014.4