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 […]
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 […]
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.