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Bird banding experiences in North America.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Arnold McGill

I consider myself fortunate to have been invited to take part in two important bird-banding projects during a visit my wife and I made to North America in 1976.  The first was at the Tanque Verde Ranch in south-western Arizona, USA, on 15 April and the second was during 16-17 May at Prince Edward Point […]


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Flame Robin banding in the Shepparton district, Victoria.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Fordyce

The results of six years banding of Flame Robins Petroica phoenicea in the Shepparton district of northern Victoria are presented.  These data confirm and amplify the results of Mary Bateman‚s study on this species (Bateman 1975).


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The age of breeding in the Stubble Quail and Japanese Quail.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Disney

Among Stubble Quail Coturnix novaezealandiae pectoralis collected in late summer and autumn 1968 and 1969 in the Mudgee district, N.S.W, there were young birds still showing some juvenile plumage and which were apparently breeding or had done so.  Morris and Kurtz (1977) stated that  when heavy rain in this district produced a growth of grass […]


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