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Alleviating the impact of human disturbance on the breeding Peregrine Falcon II. Public and recreational lands

Category: Issue 3
Author(s): Olsen
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Some potential sources of breeding disruption to Peregrine Falcons are outlined.  Though adequate legislation exists and there are many opportunities to protect eyries, little is being done at present.  Research, education and planning can help to minimise disruption.

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Co-operative breeding and plumage variation in the Orange-winged (Varied) Sitella

Category: Issue 3
Author(s): Noske
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Observations were made at a nest attended by six Orange-winged (Varied) Sittellas, three of which were colour-banded near Armidale, New South Wales.  The nest was watched for 15 hours, which included late incubation and nestling periods.  Only one bird, a female, incubated and brooded.  Five group members, including two juveniles from a previous brood in […]

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