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Table 3 Plant DNA sequence matches generated from high-throughput sequencing (HTS) of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) contents of 16 birdstrike species collected at Perth Airport

From: Metabarcoding avian diets at airports: implications for birdstrike hazard management planning

Plant families and genera identified Birdstrike species
Plant family Plant genus AH BO NK BSK SB AM RTBC G WFH WD PBD P TM WS LBQ Pip
Aizoaceae                  
Amaranthaceae                 
Apiaceae                  
Asteraceae                
Brassicaceae                 
Cyperaceae                  
Fabaceae                 
  Mirbelieae                 
  Trifolium                
Geraniaceae Erodium                 
Haloragaceae Myriophyllum                 
Iridaceae               
Juncaceae Juncus                 
Lamiaceae Salvia                 
Myrtaceae               
Oleaceae                  
Oxalidaceae Oxalis               
Pittosporaceae Billardiera                 
Plantaginaceae Callitriche                 
Poaceae          
  Avena                 
  Phalaris                 
  Sorghum                 
Polygonaceae                  
Proteaceae                  
Rosaceae Rosa                 
Solanaceae               
Verbenaceae                  
Vitaceae                  
Number of individuals sampled 1 9 16 1 1 2 1 13 8 2 1 8 7 3 1 3
  1. Birdstrike species name abbreviations: AH, Australian hobby; BO, barn owl; NK, Nankeen kestrel; BSK, black-shouldered kite; SB, southern boobook; AM, Australian magpie; RTBC, red-tailed black cockatoo; G, galah; WFH, white-faced heron; WD, wood duck; PBD, Pacific black duck; P, pigeon; TM, tree martin; WS, welcome swallow; LBQ, little button quail; Pip, pipit.