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Summary of the breeding seabirds on New South Wales coastal islands.

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Author(s): Lane

This summary follows on from the Seabird Island Series covering the seabird breeding islands of the New South Wales coast.  Estimates of the number of breeding pairs are given for the State, the recorded nesting islands are listed, and, where appropriate, brief comments are included.


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Niche separation in three species of Waterbirds.

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Category: Issue 1

Author(s): Martin, Thomson, Witts

This study examines niche separation in three species of water birds, Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa, Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio and Eurasian Coot Fulica atra and was carried out on Sullivan’s Creek in the Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.  Behavioural observations were carried out over two days; twelve hours from 06:00 to 18:00 hours […]


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