Application for a permit to survey nine species of seabird, Christmas Island E2011-0046
- General Permit Application (PDF - 482 KB)
- Supplementary Form C (PDF - 763 KB)
- Attachment - Ethics Clearance (PDF - 96 KB)
- Attachment - National Parks permit (PDF - 203 KB)
About the application
The department received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move listed threatened species, listed migratory species and listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200, 215 and 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to survey nine species of seabird from Christmas Island. The Abbott’s Booby (Papasula abbotti) and Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi) are listed threatened species; Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), Red-footed Booby (Sula sula), Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor), Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel) and Common Noddy (Anous stolidus) are listed migratory species; Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) andWhite-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus fulvus) are listed marine species under the EPBC Act.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3), 215(3) and 257(3) of the Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The comment period closed 9 March 2011.