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Nesting and foraging behaviour of breeding Red-backed Kingfishers Halcyon pyrrhopygia.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Beatrice van Horne


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The breeding status of the Little Tern Sterna albifrons on the New South Wales north coast 1979 to 1982.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Greg Clancy

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.


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Aspects of population biology of the Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Meliphagidae) in New England National Park, NSW.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): David McFarland and Hugh Ford

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 […]


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Silvereyes Zosterops lateralis on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Allen Lashmar

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 […]


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Recoveries of Petrels banded near Casey Station, Wilkes Land, Antarctica, 1984 to 1985

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Franeker and Montague

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 […]


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