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Predation of the Lantana Leafmining Beetle by the Silvereye in south-eastern Queensland.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): John Liddy

Material defecated by Silvereyes Zosterops lateralis handled during banding operations at Cowiebank, south-eastern Queensland, for the four years to July 1982 was collected, dissected, and obvious arthropod remains were identified.  The faeces of 534 Silvereyes handled between 24 January and 7 July contained the remains of 37 adults of the Lantana Leafmining Beetle Uroplata giraldi […]


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Birds recorded on 22 tropical islands of Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Abbott

An annotated list of 63 species of birds (excluding seabirds) is provided for islands adjacent to the north-western coast of Australia.


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Magpies similar to the White-backed Magpie in inland Western Australia.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Black, Ford

Three females and one male of Gymnorhina recently collected near Wiluna, Western Australia, are described.  Two females are exactly like the White-backed Magpie G. hypoleuca leuconota.  The other specimens are possibly hybrids between the Black-backed Magpie G. tibicen longirostris and the Western Magpie G. dorsalis, hybrids between longirostris and leuconota or hybrids between all three […]


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An analysis of Raptor injuries treated in the Australian Capital Territory district 1976-80.

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Category: Issue 5

Author(s): Stokes

Records over five years of raptors treated in captivity are analysed.  Ailments, seasonality of injury and rehabilitation success are examined.  The paper highlights the benefits of detailed record keeping.


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