Northern Desert Uplands of Queensland

Established: 2004

Aim: Assess bird diversity across a range of variation in woody vegetation structure.

Key research questions:

  1. How does intensity of mechanical disturbance affect bird diversity and abundance?
  2. How do populations recover after cessation of such disturbance?
  3. What are the size and directions of the natural population fluctuations, and how do they compare with human-induced disturbance?


  • Birds and vegetation structure are surveyed.

Leader: Dr Dan Metcalfe

Institution: CSIRO

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