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Seabird Islands No. 216: Wooded Island, Easter Group, Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Johnstone and Coate


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Second International Conference on Penguins.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Peter Dann and Ros Jessop

Following the success of the First International Penguin Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1988, the Second International Penguin Conference was held in Cowes on Phillip Island in Victoria from the 24th to 28th August, 1992. Just over 100 delegates from Australia and overseas attended the conference which was hosted by the Phillip Island Penguin […]


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Preliminary results of satellite tracking of the Wandering Albatross around and from Australia

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Nicholls, Battam, Brothers, Butcher, Hildebrandt, Moors, Murray and Robertson

Diomeda exulans chionoptera tracked from feeding grounds offshore NSW across Indian Ocean.


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Longevity of Cape Petrels Daption capense at Bluff Island, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Norman and Ward

Limited sample numbers give annual mortality estimates between 12 and 28%.


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The diet of Gentoo Penguins Pygoscelis papua in early winter at Heard Island.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Green and Wong

In Gentoo Penguin faecal samples taken from both sides of the Heard Island Spit, the most common prey was Parathemisto gaudichaudii followed by fish. There were significant differences in the diet between the north and south sides of the Spit, only three kilometres apart. The main difference was the presence of Euphausia vallentini in 46.7 […]


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Breeding success of the Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus on Lake Eyre South in 1990

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Waterman and Read

A large colony of pelicans bred on three islands in Lake Eyre South during early 1990. A maximum of 90 000 chicks fledged from an estimated 104 000 eggs laid. The chicks which hatched late in this season experienced a greater mortality than the chicks which hatched early. Banding the young was a useful tool […]


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Censuses and breeding records of the Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata on the coastal wetlands of central Queensland.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Robyn Wilson

A resident but fluctuating population of Magpie Geese was recorded on the central Queensland coast during twice monthly counts on 13 wetlands between February 1987 and December 1989. The mean population on these wetlands in 1987 was 1 225±136SE (n=23), in 1988 771±132SE (n =25), and in 1989 2848±290SE (n=27). Successful breeding was recorded in […]


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