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Recoveries, recaptures and resightings of Australasian Gannets Morus serrator banded at Lawrence Rocks, Victoria.

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Author(s): Norman and Cooper

Banding of Australasian Gannets Morus serrator (mainly of pre-fledging young) at Lawrence Rocks, off western Victoria, was initiated in 1960 and continued in most years until the 1971-1972 breeding period; a second series of banding began in 1986-1987 and occurred annually until 1996-1997. A total of 9 640 young and 374 adults was banded during […]


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Predation events at an Apostlebird nest.

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Author(s): Woxvold & Magrath

Accipiter fasciatus took three Struthidea cinerea chicks from a nest and twenty minutes later a Cracticus torquatus took the remaining one.


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Shrub density correlates with densities of White-browed Scrubwrens Sericornis frontalis in three forest types in south-eastern Queensland.

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Author(s): Creagh, Fawcett & Jones

Bird density was significantly higher in the transition zone (ecotone) between subtropical rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest probably because the shrub layer density was higher.


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Breeding behaviour, vocalizations and plumage of the Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii in Capertee Valley, New South Wales.

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Author(s): Vicki Powys

This paper describes the nesting behaviour, vocalizations and plumage of 12 pairs of Red-capped Robins Petroica goodenovii studied during the breeding season from September 2000 to March 2001 in 12 hectares of dry woodland in Capertee Valley, New South Wales. Individuals were reliably identified by plumage, song and territory. Four brown-plumaged breeding males had rust-coloured […]


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Breeding biology of the Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii in Capertee Valley, New South Wales.

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Author(s): Vicki Powys

This paper describes the breeding biology for 12 nesting pairs of Red-capped Robins Petroica goodenovii that were studied in 12 hectares of dry woodland in Capertee Valley, New South Wales, from September 2000 to March 2001. Individuals were reliably identified by plumage, song and territory. Twenty-nine nesting attempts by 12 pairs produced 12 fledglings from […]


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A survey of the Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii and potential nesting tree hollows along roads of the south-western slopes, New South Wales.

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Author(s): Davey & Purchase

Action Plans for the management of Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii populations have been developed yet measures of abundance are lacking. We present a series of counts to determine the abundance of Superb Parrots and the number of potential nesting trees along road verges on the south-western slopes New South Wales. There were 2.5 possible nesting […]


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