Multi-site model

Barilla Bay, Five Mile Beach, Lauderdale, Mortimer Bay, Orielton Lagoon, Pipeclay Lagoon, South Arm Neck

Bird species included in model

Pied oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostri)

Environmental issues simulated

Marina development changing habitat area and habitat availability time

Recommendations from modelling

Marina development does not decrease Pied Oystercatcher survival due to the quantity of food available.

More information

Atkinson, P.W. and Stillman, R.A., 2008. Carrying Capacity Modelling for the Pied Oystercatcher at Lauderdale and Surrounding Sites. Lauderdale Quay Proposal, British Trust for Ornithology, Norfolk.


British Trust for Ornithology