Four main types of shore bird roosts are identifiable in Moreton Bay (Thompson, 1991): • open sandy island or beach: found mainly on Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands with only two similar roosts known on, or adjacent to, the western side of Moreton Bay. These types of roosts are used by most species; • saltContinue reading “Shore Bird Roosts in Moreton Bay”
Daily Archives: February 8, 2015
Mangroves on the Wetlands….Southern Moreton Bay Islands
A total of 19 plant formations occur on the tidal wetlands. Six of those formations are dominated by the mangrove Avicennia marina. Climatic conditions in Moreton Bay provide optimum temperatures of 18- 24 degrees for the growth of Avicennia marina for six to seven months of the year. Behind the fringing mangroves, salt-marsh is usuallyContinue reading “Mangroves on the Wetlands….Southern Moreton Bay Islands”
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