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Numbers of non-burrowing breeding seabirds of the Houtman Abrolhos: 1991-1993 and 1999.

Category: Issue 4
Author(s): Andrew Burbidge and Phillip Fuller
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Counts of non-burrowing seabirds were conducted on 146 islands, islets and rocks in the Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia over 14 days in early summer 1999, using a jet boat. Comparisons with similar counts made in 1991-1993 showed that numbers of breeding pairs increased from 450 000 to 701 000. This difference was due largely to […]

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Observations on a Great Egret Ardea alba and Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus colony at the Perth Zoo, Western Australia

Category: Issue 3
Author(s): Robyn Phillimore and Harry Recher
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A colony of Great Egrets Ardea alba and Nankeen Night Herons Nycticorax caledonicus has existed at the Perth Zoo, Western Australia for over 25 years. The colony of egrets is one of very few in the region and hence is significant for the conservation and management of Great Egrets in Western Australia. From 1996 to […]

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Diet of the Eastern Bristlebird Dasyornis brachypterus in New South Wales

Category: Issue 3
Author(s): Linda Gibson and Jack Baker
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The diet of the Eastern Bristlebird Dasyornis brachypterus in New South Wales was determined from observations and an analysis of faeces, stomach and gut contents of 18 birds caught in or obtained from Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay and Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, New South Wales. The study showed these birds largely take mobile terrestrial […]

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