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Data Exchange – Weights and measurements – Long-billed Corella Cacatua tenuirostris

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Author(s): Emison and Temby


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Numbers of Waterbirds at a swamp in Ferndale, Western Australia, 1978 to 1981.

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Author(s): Sarah Hnatiuk

Weekly counts of waterbirds on a small swamp were made from January 1978 to May 1981. Three species accounting for 67% of the birds counted were the Eurasian Coot (33%), Pacific Black Duck (23%), and Grey Teal (11%). Greater numbers of birds were observed during the summer months than at other times of the year. […]


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Moult and breeding in the Common Noddy Anous stolidus on Christmas Island Indian Ocean.

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Author(s): Dunlop

Common noddies on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean were captured at a social roost during the breeding season and their primary moult and brood-patch condition was examined. Early in the attendance period at the roost (May), few noddies showed evidence of either breeding or primary moult and very few individuals were engaged in both […]


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Territorialism and co-operative breeding of the eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis.

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Author(s): Marchant

I studied the Eastern Yellow Robin Eopsaltria australis from 1975 to 1986 near Moruya, N.S.W. The birds were distributed in territories of 1 to 2 hectares. A fire in 1980 did not at once reduce breeding numbers; they declined next season. Established pairs held territories while breeding. In the non-breeding season they lived in the […]


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Fidelity to breeding-site in four migratory species near Armidale, New South Wales.

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Author(s): Harry Bell and Hugh Ford

Rufous Whistlers Pachycephala rufiventris and Leaden Flycatchers Myiagra rubecula are breeding visitors to the area. Some individuals return to the same territory in successive years. Yellow-faced Honeyeaters Lichenostomus chrysops and Silvereyes Zosterops lateralis are common passage migrants and winter visitors. Both have small breeding populations near Armidale and remain within, or return to, the same […]


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