Restoration of Nu'utele & Nu'ulua, Aleipata islands, Samoa protection of friendly ground dove during proposed rat eradication / D.J. Butler

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2005
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4 Pages
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16741
Restoration of Nu'utele & Nu'ulua, Aleipata islands, Samoa protection of friendly ground dove during proposed rat eradication / D.J. Butler
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For one of the species potentially at some risk of poisoning under the proposed rat eradication regime, the Friendly Ground Dove, Nuutele and Nuulua hold populations that are nationally significant. The complete loss of these populations would threaten the survival of the taxon in Samoa. Some authors consider the Samoan doves to be a separate race (Gallicolumba s. stairi) from those in Fiji and Tonga (Watling, 2001). Outside Samoa, the race is only found on the small island of Ofu,

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75622