Details of plumage changes of Olive-backed Orioles Oriolus sagittatus are given. The data are taken mainly from specimens obtained from the Queensland Museum. An examination of the literature is made in an attempt to clarify ageing.
Observations on the behaviour of Wedge-tailed Eagles Aquila audax involving lambs are detailed for two separate cases at different locations in New South Wales. Notes on display and piracy are also included.
From November 1971 to 4 March 1978, 114 Japanese Snipe Gallinago hardwickii were banded in eight locations in the Sydney district during 27 banding outings. Eight banders and numerous assistants participated. Netting problems are outlined; measurements, weights and details of recoveries are given.