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Birds of Gabo Island, Victoria.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Reilly

A description of Gabo Island Victoria, appeared in the Seabird Island series in Corella (Reilly, 1977).  As there is little else in the ornithological literature about this island, its avifauna is described, together with additional details of the seabirds.


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Breeding Fairy Penguins at Twofold Bay, N.S.W.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Barton

Mainland breeding colonies of Fairy Penguins Eudyptula minor within Twofold Bay NSW are documented.  Banding of penguins was carried out at one such location during the 1977-78 breeding season.


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Decline of the Gannetry on Cat Island, Tasmania.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): John Warham, Serventy

Cat Island, Tasmania, is one of the few breeding places within Australia of the Australian Gannet Morus serrator.  It is the most accessible of the gannetries and has been the focus of attention for many visitors since Flinders first surveyed the islands in the area.  Apparently the gannetry was discovered by Flinders but he made […]


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Banding the Yellow-plumed Honeyeater on the Mount Mary Plains, South Australia.

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Category: Issue 4

Author(s): Boehm

Yellow-plumed Honeyeaters Lichenostomus ornatus have been banded and retrapped over a number of years in the Sutherlands and Bower districts 110 km N.E. of Adelaide, as part of the Mount Mary Plains Survey in South Australia.  Numbers of the species present fluctuate seasonally more than is indicated by the very limited movements recorded between banding […]


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