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Plumage notes on the Little Bittern

Category: Issue 2
Author(s): Boles
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Two species of the small bitterns Ixobrychus have been recorded from Australia, the Little Bittern I. minutus and the Yellow Bittern I. sinensis.  Although considered by Condon (1975) to be rare in Australia, the Little Bittern is the species that can be expected to be encountered in most instances.  The Yellow Bittern, found through India, […]

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Results from banding Little Ravens

Category: Issue 2
Author(s): Boehm
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Banding of Little Ravens Corvus mellori has been carried out on the Mount Mary Plains, South Australia, as part of an Area Survey.  Although the species is generally nomadic, breeding pairs do not appear to wander great distances.  Some locally-bred birds either remain in, or return to, the region in which they were reared.  Information […]

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One Year’s Observations of Seabirds in Continental Shelf Waters off Sydney, N.S.W.

Category: Issue 1
Author(s): David Milledge
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The monthly occurrence and relative abundance of seabirds of inshore continental shelf waters off Sydney during one year’s observations are recorded and discussed. An annotated list of the species with comments on their feeding behaviour and presence in relation 1o breeding colonies is given. The seabird assemblage of inshore waters off Sydney is characterized by […]

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