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Computer programs for sexing birds on measurements using univariate data.

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Author(s): Rogers

This paper presents a suite of user-friendly computer programs designed for univariate analysis of measurements of sexually size dimorphic birds which have not been sexed by other means. Two of the programs estimate the measurement parameters for each sex (number, mean, standard deviation) and two use these estimates to produce a sexing criterion or rule […]


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Book Reviews – Some Time with Eagles and Falcons & Reader’s Digest Photographic Field Guide – Birds of Australia

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Author(s): John Farrell & Jeff Hardy


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A choice of methods for estimating sexes of birds using morphometric measurements: a reply to Rogers & Rogers (1995).

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Author(s): Graham Pyke

Discusses histograms, probability plots and analytical methods.


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Commentary: Estimating sexes of Honeyeaters from head-bill measurements.

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Author(s): Rogers and Rogers

Criticises use of intermodal trough position as sexing criterion.


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Temporal and spatial variations in density of landbirds at an urban bushland reserve

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Author(s): Wood

Wide range of densities for particular species in various microhabitats.


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Diel temporal vocalisation patterns in the Mistletoe Bird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) and seasonal abundance relative to the flowering and fruiting of the Mistletoe Dendrophthoe vitellina.

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Author(s): Allen Keast

Mistletoebirds inhabiting open eucalypt forest at Ebenezer, near Windsor, New South Wales, vocalized maximally from about 15 minutes before, until two hours after, sunrise. This contrasted with most other species whose peak vocalizations were before sunrise. There was negligible singing through the day, as in other species. An annual influx of birds into the areas […]


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