Huntingfield housing development could have 'significant impact' on endangered forty-spotted pardalote

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
April 4 2021 - 5:00pm
The forty-spotted pardalote has declined substantially on the Tasmanian mainland, with colonies disappearing in various parts of the state's south in recent decades. Picture: Alan Fletcher/Tassie Birds

One of the largest housing developments in Tasmania has been referred to the Commonwealth after a report found it could have a "significant impact" on a colony of the endangered forty-spotted pardalote.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010