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Identification of nestling Egrets (Egretta sp. and Ardeola ibis).

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Author(s): Mac Maddock

Identification of nestling Egrets (Egretta sp. and Ardeola ibis). [for corrigendum see Vol. 13 p. 164


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Heat regulation in the Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana.

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Author(s): Dariel Larkins

The Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana may suffer heat stress while feeding. This may result in a conflict between the needs to feed and to regulate temperature. [for corrigendum see Vol. 13 p. 164]


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A survey of breeding Ospreys Pandion haliaetus in north-eastern coastal New South Wales 1980 to 1982.

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Author(s): Greg Clancy

Ospreys were surveyed on 560 km of coast in northern New South Wales during 1980 to 1982. Fifteen nests were found with fourteen pairs attempting to breed (one nest per 37 km of coastline). At least thirteen young fledged, four from three pairs in 1980 and eight from five pairs in 1981 (1 6 young […]


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Colour and first age of breeding in Cattle Egrets as determined from wing-tagged birds.

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Author(s): Max Maddock

In a study of marked Cattle Egrets Ardeola ibis returning to breeding colonies at the Shortland Wetlands Centre and Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve, New South Wales, first-year birds were classified into four colour categories ‘white’. ‘pale‚, Œfull pale’ and Œfull coloured’, with individuals of each category successfully nesting and raising chicks. Colour did not appear […]


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