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Pied Currawongs and seed dispersal.

Category: Issue 1
Author(s): David Bass
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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

Category: Issue 1
Author(s): Clifford Frith and Dawn Frith
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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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