The fourth issue of Eclectus, the newsletter of the Birds Australia Parrot
Association, has just been sent out to subscribers. Contents are:
ECLECTUS 4 (June 1998).
Editor: Peter Brown. 29pp.
Brown, Peter. (1998). Editorial. Eclectus 4: 1.
McGowan, Phil. (1998). Compilation of the Parrot Action Plan. Eclectus 4: 2-4.
Merton, Don. (1998). Kakapo update. Eclectus 4: 4-7.
Heinsohn, Rob; & Legge, Sarah. (1998). The eclectic Eclectus Parrot. A new
field project in the Iron Ranges National Park, Cape York. Eclectus 4: 7-9.
Hill, Richard. (1998). The South-eastern Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Recovery
Plan. Eclectus 4: 9-12.
Hill, Richard. (1998). Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Recovery Program. A PhD
student project. (With editorial note). Eclectus 4: 12-14.
Dennis, Terry. (1998). Artificial nest boxes for Glossy Black-Cockatoos on
Kangaroo Island. (With editorial note). Eclectus 4: 14-15.
Burbidge, Allan. (1998). Possible effects of recent fires on Western Ground
Parrots. Eclectus 4: 15-16.
Pryor, Gregory S. (1998). Pesquet's Parrot under investigation. Eclectus 4:
Heinsohn, Robert. (1998). Proposals for research on the parrots of New
Guinea and the south-west Pacific. Eclectus 4: 17-18.
James, Craig. (1998). The mysterious Night Parrot, or what?. (With editorial
note). Eclectus 4: 19.
Dingle, Hugh. (1998). Another Night Parrot?. Eclectus 4: 19-20.
Willis, Ray. (1998). A tale of three nesters. Eclectus 4: 20-21.
Hicks, Roger K. (1998). Major Mitchell's Cockatoos and Australian Ringnecks
feeding at arboreal ants' nest. Eclectus 4: 21-22.
Hampel, Trevor. (1998). Yellow Rosellas invade Adelaide territory. Eclectus
Green, Anne. (1998). Some observations of food preferences of a
free-ranging, hand-reared Redrump Parrot. Eclectus 4: 22-23.
Morris, Alan K. (1998). Coxen's Fig Parrot records in NSW. A very rare
species. Eclectus 4: 23-24.
Bielewicz, Julian. (1998). Pale heads and the Web. Eclectus 4: 24.
Winkler, Tim. (1998). Museum of Victoria gains a Paradise Parrot. (Reprinted
from The Age, 25 March 1997). Eclectus 4: 24-25.
Anon. (1998). More on the Paradise Parrot. (With editorial note). Eclectus
Buckley, James. (1998). Paradise Parrot sightings. (Editorial synthesis of
correspondence). Eclectus 4: 26-27.
Phillipps, Hugo; & Temby, Ian. (1998). Birds Australia ATLAS (II) is taking
shape. Eclectus 4: 27-28.
Garnett, Stephen. (1998). Journal review: Papageienkunde Vol.1 (August
1997), Vol.2 (December 1997). Eclectus 4: 28.
Macwhirter, Pat. (1998). A note about colour change in Eclectus Parrots.
Eclectus 4: 28.
Merton, Don. (1998). Kakapo update. Eclectus 4: 29.
Notice. (1998). Forthcoming publication: Unpublished Theses on Parrots,
Cockatoos and Lorikeets in Australasia, compiled by Peter Mawson. Eclectus
Notice. (1998). Chewings: June 1998. (Newsletter of the Kangaroo Island
Glossy Black-Cockatoo support group) Eclectus 4: 29.
The Editor, Peter Brown, is now soliciting material for the next issue,
which should come out in October this year. While copy relating to
Australian parrots is very welcome, he is especially interested in
publishing more articles, news and notes about parrot biology and
conservation in the south-west Pacific, Melanesia, Wallacea and South-East
Asian regions. You can get in touch with Peter at:
<> or c/- Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife, GPO Box 44a,
Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia.
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