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Colonial nesting of Striated herons at Tuggerah, NSW. Communal roosting of Eastern Reef Egrets Egretta sacra.

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Author(s): Morris and Ewins, Bazely and Recher


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Pied Currawongs and seed dispersal.

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Author(s): David Bass

Pied Currawongs congregate around the city of Armidale, New South Wales, in autumn and winter. Five observation periods showed that Pied Currawongs fly a regular route from a roost in the Armidale State Forest to town feeding areas. Birds fed extensively on berries of many ornamental and hedge plants during the day and returned to […]


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Notes on the morphology and biology of Bower‚s Shrike-thrush Colluricincla boweri, a sexually dimorphic species

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Author(s): Clifford Frith and Dawn Frith

Our examination of 56 live Bower’s Shrike-thrushes Colluricincla boweri during 88 captures and of 25 skin specimens showed the species to be sexually monomorphic in size but dimorphic in plumage, contrary to contemporary literature. Adult females have a pale bill and retain the apparently juvenile characters of a rufous superciliary stripe, pale eye-ring feathers and […]


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A bird banding study in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales 1. Overview.

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Author(s): Hardy and Farrell

Over seven years, 1977-1987, 3 450 birds were trapped and banded at Blue Gum Swamp Creek, Winmalee. New South Wales, 724 of which were recovered a total of 1 564 times The geography of the study site, its vegetation, climate and the local fire regime are documented, together with an overview of the results of […]


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