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Blue-faced Parrot-finch Erythrura trichroa sigillifera

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Fisher and Fisher

Morphometric data show no significant difference between sexes of Blue-faced Parrot-Finch


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Comparative measurements of the Graceful and Yellow-spotted Honeyeaters

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Fisher and Fisher

Weight separates Meliphaga gracilis imiatrix from M. notata mixta.


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Distribution and abundance of White-bellied Sea-eagles in South Australia

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Dennis and Lashmar

A survey conducted between 1988 and 1994 located 55 occupied territories of White-bellied Sea-Eagle in South Australia. Survey methods included: information from the literature; systematic survey in the Great Australian Bight region, southern Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island; opportunistic survey elsewhere; and contact with other people. Eighteen (33%) of these territories were found on the […]


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Observations on colour-banded Regent Honeyeaters Xanthomyza phrygia

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Ley, Oliver and Williams

Forty-six Regent Honeyeaters were colour-banded between 1991 and 1995. One bird nested at the same site after a probable absence of two years; two pairs re-nested in the same year after fledging young; one bird, banded in April, bred at a site 42 km away in the following spring. Comparison of measurements of birds of […]


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Foraging behavioural ecology of the Superb Lyrebird

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Lill

Foraging was investigated in a Superb Lyrebird population in southern Victoria. Soil invertebrate food resources were moderately patchily distributed and the fact that foraging effort and success varied greatly spatially suggested that the birds located patches mainly by trial-and-error. The similarity of the nestling’s diet, the soil invertebrate fauna and probably the adult’s diet, plus […]


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