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Waterbirds at Minden Dam, southeast Queensland, 1979 to 1987, and factors influencing their abundance.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Leach and Hines

Waterbirds were monitored at approximately three-week intervals from June 1979 through May 1987 at Minden Dam, south-east Queensland. Thirty-four species were observed, 3 to 19 species in each count. Mean counts were highest for Dusky Moorhen, followed by Eurasian Coot, Little Black Cormorant, Pacific Black Duck, Cattle Egret and Australasian Grebe. These species, except the […]


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Abundance, diet and roosting defecations of the Torresian Imperial-pigeon Ducula spilorrhoa in Darwin

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Christopher Healey

Observations on seasonal variation in the presence of the Torresian Imperial-Pigeon in Darwin, Northern Territory, indicate that numbers are highest between September and April. The diet in a suburban environment is dominated by a few plant species, of which the Carpentaria palm Is the most important.


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Predation on Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae by reptiles

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Tidemann, Palmer, Boyden and Hunt

Python and Monitor Lizard predators.


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Ageing, sexing and plumage of the Australian Koel, Eudynamys cyanocephala.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): De Disney

Detailed descriptions of the juvenile, immature and adult plumages are given based on information from captive birds and museum specimens. Young birds can be sexed by the wing coverts over the patagium, which are black in males and black with buff or white tips in females.


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Relationships of age, moult and plumage in the White-cheeked Honeyeater near Beverley, Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Peter Congreve

Wing and head/bill measurements of 415 White-cheeked Honeyeaters Phylidonyris nigra taken at initial capture and again at subsequent retraps are compared to establish growth patterns. A plumage sequence from juvenile to adult is presented. Moult records are examined to ascertain the role moult plays in the division of age classes into the three age groups […]


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Birds killed on a primary road in southern New South Wales.

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Lepschi

36 species recorded, most vulnerable were Australian Magpie and Galah


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Effect of wildfire on birds at Weddin Mountain, New South Wales.

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Turner

Increase of diversity of insectivorous guilds compared with control area at 8 months post-fire. Increase of diversity of insectivorous guilds compared with control area at 8 months post-fire. Members of the New South Wales Field Ornithologist‚s Club counted the number of species and individual birds in Weddin State Forest and Weddin Mountain National Park, parts […]


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