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Individual colour banding for 8000 birds

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Author(s): Kikkawa

Individual identification of banded birds is indispensable for behaviour and population studies in the field. By carefully selecting the colours for leg bands and assigning numbers to them, up to 8 000 individuals can be banded uniquely and systematically for easy field identification and record keeping, allowing long-term study of large populations with overlapping generations.


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Band discomfort on Rufous Treecreeper Climacteris rufa

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Author(s): Allan Rose

Band slips back to intertarsal joint as bird climbs trunk.


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Some observations on the ecology of the Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus in Oatley, South Sydney

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Author(s): Waterhouse

The Rainbow Lorikeet was a familiar bird during the early days of settlement of Sydney. It became less common by the 1920s, but is now common again throughout Sydney. A weekly survey conducted during 1993 and 1994 in Oatley, along the Georges River in southern Sydney established that the birds feed, roost and breed in […]


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An unusual plumage for a Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus

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Author(s): Lane

Almost entirely white underwings on measured specimen.


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Historical and seasonal changes in the community of forest birds at Longneck Lagoon Nature Reserve, Scheyville, New South Wales

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Author(s): Egan, Farrell and Pepper-Edwards

Observations dating back to 1937, banding data accumulated from 1965 to 1994 and census data collected from 1992 to 1995 have been used to show the changes in a community of forest birds at Longneck Lagoon Nature Reserve on an historical and seasonal level. Many resident species have disappeared from the site. These include Diamond […]


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