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Tracking cassowaries in Moresby Range National Park using GPS-based telemetry

This project used GPS-based telemetry to monitor the movements of four southern cassowary around Moresby Range National Park in Northern Queensland. Movement patterns of 2 adult male and 2 adult female birds were monitored for 4 weeks.

Project Summary


Casuarius casuarius johnsonii
southern cassowary


Etty Bay

Date Range

2010-03-29 to 2010-05-01


4 animals


4661 detections

Spatial Reference System



ZoaTrack Dataset
  • Dwyer, R, Campbell, H, Mead, D, Westcott, D, FitzGibbon, S, Watts, M (2016) Data from: 'Tracking cassowaries in Moresby Range National Park using GPS-based telemetry'. ZoaTrack.org. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4226/68/5701F94BED1C8
Related Publications
  1. Prioritising the protection of habitat utilised by southern cassowaries [Link]

Project Contributors

  • Ross Dwyer, The University of Queensland
  • Hamish Campbell, Charles Darwin University
  • Dan Mead
  • David Westcott, CSIRO
  • Sean FitzGibbon, The University of Queensland
  • Matt Watts

Data Access

Open Access

The data in this project is publicly available under a Creative Commons Attribution License. If you use these data in any type of publication then you must cite the project DOI (if available) or any published peer-reviewed papers associated with the study. We strongly encourage you to contact the data custodians to discuss data usage and appropriate accreditation.


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