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Mixed species flocks in a dry sclerophyll forest in Autumn and Winter.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Hermes

Mixed species feeding flocks were studied in dry sclerophyll forest at Black Mountain Nature Reserve, Australian Capital Territory.  Twenty-three species were observed in mixed flocks.  Species are grouped according to foraging pattern and details of the composition of the flocks is given.


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A colour-banding study of Welcome Swallows breeding in southern Tasmania.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Park

The breeding of a group of individually colour-banded Welcome Swallows Hirundo neoxena was studied at Campania in southern Tasmania over a period of five years during the time between their arrival each spring to their departure in the autumn.


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Notes on the nests and eggs of the Australasian Grebe in north-western Victoria.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Dann

A description of the nests and eggs of Australasian Grebes is given, based on a sample of 70 nests recorded in Wyperfeld National Park. north-western Victoria.  The results are compared with published data on the breeding of the Little Grebe in Europe.


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Observations of breeding success in White-faced Storm-Petrel at a newly established colony.

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Category: Issue 2

Author(s): Brothers

The establishment and decline of a breeding colony of White-faced Storm-Petrels Pelagodroma marina at Fisher Island in the Furneaux Islands, Tasmania was observed from 1973 to 1977.  An attempt was made to follow the success of breeding in the colony in its first years and also to gather information to compare this colony with long […]


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