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Seasonal variation in head-bill length for the Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, New South Wales.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Richard Jordan


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Description of some neonatal Passerines in Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Brooker and Brooker

Pachycephala rufiventris, Cracticus torquatus, Lalage sueurii, Phylidonyris melanops, Lichmera indistincta, Zosterops lateralis, Gerygone fusca, Smicrornis brevirostris, Amytornis textilis, Acanthiza chrysorrhoa, Acanthiza apicalis, Acanthiza inornata, Malurus splendens.


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Olives and their effect on the plumage of Spotted Turtle-Doves Streptopelia chinensis and Crested Pigeons Ocyphaps lophotes in suburban Adelaide

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): David Paton and Penelope Paton

During winter Crested Pigeons Ocyphaps lophotes and Spotted Turtle-Doves Streptopelia chinensis often develop dark-brownish plumage in suburban Adelaide. Up to 80 per cent of pigeons and doves censused in the Gilberton area developed darker plumage This darkening coincided with the presence of European olives Olea europea in the birds‚ diets. We argue that these pigeons […]


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The population status, longevity and mortality of the White-rumped Swiftlet in Fiji.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Tarburton

The population size of the White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius in five Fijian caves has been estimated by up to five methods. The averages of these methods for 1974 are: Dry Cave, 413; Waterfall Cave, 20 994 Ono Cave, west entrance, 345; east entrance, 10 365; Waiyala Cave, 8 430; Cikobia-i-lau, 210. The largest annual average […]


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Seabird Islands No. 179: Bellinger Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Smith and Johnstone


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Seabird Islands No. 178: Six Mile Island, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Johnstone and Smith


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