Journal of Ornithology - free access to end October

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Subject: Journal of Ornithology - free access to end October
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 09:11:39 +1000
Some list members might be interested in browsing the The Journal of Ornithology,  which has free online access until the end of October (via logging on the Springer Environmental Sciences Reading Room)

A quick search suggests a fair number of  articles on Australian birds

examples of some recent titles:

On the phylogenetic position of the scrub-birds (Passeriformes: Menurae: Atrichornithidae) of Australia

R. Terry Chesser and José ten Have

2007, Volume 148, Number 4, Pages 471-476


Social structure and helping behaviour of the Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis

...crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis was conducted in the monsoon-tropics of northern Australia. Most groups comprised a single socially monogamous pair with up to seven...

Kazuhiro Eguchi, Noriyuki Yamaguchi, Keisuke Ueda, Hisashi Nagata and Masaoki Takagi, et al.

2007, Volume 148, Supplement 2, Pages 203-210



A virgin flight across the Tasman Sea? Satellite tracking of post-fledging movement in the Australasian Gannet Morus serrator

...New Zealand had been reported to fly across the Tasman Sea to Australia, with this historic knowledge derived from the recovery of banded carcasses and...

Stefanie M. H. Ismar, Colin Hunter, Kevin Lay, Tamsin Ward-Smith and Peter R. Wilson, et al.

2010, Volume 151, Number 3, Pages 755-759



Home range and territoriality of Australian owlet-nightjars Aegotheles cristatus in diverse habitats determine home range size in the semi-arid zone of central Australia (13 birds over two winters) and in a eucalypt woodland in the...

Lisa I. Doucette

2010, Volume 151, Number 3, Pages 673-685



Food consumption, body mass and fat deposition in captive regent honeyeaters, Xanthomyza phrygia (Meliphagidae), during the non-breeding season

Ursula Munro and Michael McFadden

2005, Volume 146, Number 1, Pages 65-71


Moult in captive partially migratory and sedentary Australian silvereyes ( Zosterops lateralis ) (Zosteropidae)

Ursula Munro, Julie R. Funnell and Audrey S. Thomson

2006, Volume 147, Number 2, Pages 287-297

Robin Hide

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