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A variation on the ‘noosed fish’ method and its suitability for trapping the White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster

Category: Issue 4
Author(s): Wiersma, Nermut and Shephard
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We present a modification of the noosed fish method for trapping the White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster. This technique provides a safe and inexpensive trapping method that may be applied in a water or land setting remote from the nest site. This versatility has great relevance where investigator disturbance may be an issue. Field evidence suggests […]

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Aspects of breeding of the Pied Currawong Strepera graculina at Wollongong, New South Wales

Category: Issue 4
Author(s): Wood
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Sample data were obtained during 223 hours of observation at seven nests of the Pied Currawong Strepera graculina in various breeding stages. At least 13 eggs hatched, of which only six nestlings (46%) fledged. In general, females built nests in 11-13 days and incubated the eggs for 73% of daylight hours. In the nest-building and […]

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Resights, recaptures and recoveries of Australasian Gannets Morus serrator breeding in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria

Category: Issue 4
Author(s): Norman
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Colonies of Australiasian Gannet Morus serrator in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, started with three nests at Wedge Light in 1966/67, and have now expanded both in size and number; there are now about 1000 Gannets breeding at eight artificial sites in the Bay. Between 1967 and 2000, 1116 gannet chicks were banded at sites in […]

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