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Mortality in Pardalotes in Melbourne, 1960 to 1980

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Woinarsky and McEvey

Forty six museum specimens of pardalotes were found dead in the Melbourne area between 1960and 1980. An additional 47 birds were reported dead in that period. but lelt uncollected. An analysis of the dates of these mortality records indicated that deaths occurred non-randomly over months and years, wilh two years (1974 and 1977) and four […]


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A Transect Method to Count Birds in Eucalypt Forest

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Recher, Milledge, Smith and Rohan-Jones

A transect method used to count forest birds in south-easternAustralia is described and its usefulness and limitations discussed. The method combines mapping along a transect 420 m long and 120 m wide, with a point count ol 60 m radius. Tis transect requires iwo hours, one hour of which is spent on the point count. […]


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