The results of a three year survey of Little Tern breeding colonies are presented. Details of reproductive success, nests, clutch size, threats to breeding success and management techniques are discussed. The presence of eclipse plumaged birds is noted and briefly discussed.
Nearly 3000 Eastern Spinebills have been banded in New England National Park since 1977. The number of birds caught each year was greatest in winter (April-September) when two Banksia species were in flower. Each year there was a number of peaks in birds captured, possibly due to successive invasions of either different spinebill populations or […]
A 13 year study of Silvereye populations on Kangaroo Island provides an insight into the dispersal patterns of Sivereyes in the S.A. region. Only nine confirmed movements of birds between Kangaroo Island and the mainland of S.A. were recorded even though retrap data clearly indicates a movement of birds away from the banding site in […]
Banded birds were recovered during a study of fulmarine petrels near the Australian Antarctic station Casey, in the summer of 1984-1985. Fourteen Southern Fulmars, banded from 1961 to 1963, were retrapped at Ardery Island. Twenty-three Snow Petrels, banded in 1979 and 1980, , were retrapped Reeves Hill close to Casey. Two Antarctic Petrels and one […]