The primary moult scores of Red-necked Stints obtained when moult is recorded from the inside to the outside of the wing differ from those obtained when moult is recorded from the outside in. It is suggested that this is because moult of inner primaries is more likely to be recorded accurately when the inner primary […]
This paper describes capture, marking and radio-tracking techniques for the Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in Australasia. Techniques outlined include the use of taped calls and mist-nets, colour bands and reflective tape, handling and attachment of radio transmitters using harnesses.
We examined the local, movements of honeyeaters in a vegetation mosaic near Darwin, Northern Territory over a 39-month period using mark-recapture banding and unquantified observations of nectar availability and the presence of birds. Thirty nectar source species provided nectar throughout the year, with the exception of interludes of several weeks between periods of prolific flowering […]