Articles by Author: Christiane Meyburg

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  1. Migration of a Peregrine Falcon <em>Falco peregrinus calidus</em> from Saudi Arabia to Cape Town as revealed by satellite telemetry

    Migration of a Peregrine Falcon <em>Falco peregrinus calidus</em> from Saudi Arabia to Cape Town as revealed by satellite telemetry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    In boreal autumn 1995, we tracked a migrating adult Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus calidus from the border of Saudi Arabia and Yemen to near Cape Town, South Africa, a distance of 6 346 km. While on migration it covered 288 km d−1,...
  2. YEAR-ROUND MOVEMENTS OF A WAHLBERG'S EAGLE <em>AQUZLA WAHLBERGZ</em> TRACKED BY SATELLITE

    YEAR-ROUND MOVEMENTS OF A WAHLBERG'S EAGLE <em>AQUZLA WAHLBERGZ</em> TRACKED BY SATELLITE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Meyburg, B.-U., Mendelsohn, J. M., Ellis, D. H., Smith, D.G., Meyburg, C. & Kemp, A.C. 1995. Year-round movements of a Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi tracked by satellite. Ostrich 66: 135–140.
  3. Diet of Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in a farmland area near Algiers, Algeria

    Diet of Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in a farmland area near Algiers, Algeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The diet of the Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus was analysed in a recently colonised area in Meftah, south-eastern Algiers, Algeria. The diet was determined by analysing 144 pellets. Our data showed that the diet was dominated by rodents with Algerian...
  4. Persuading by addressing: a functional approach to speech-act comparison

    Persuading by addressing: a functional approach to speech-act comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Advertisements are intended to persuade the addressees to buy a particular product or service. In order to achieve this communicative purpose, text producers make use of various strategies. Apart from directly appellative speech acts like recommendations, requests or invitations, they...
  5. Satellite tracking of two Lesser Spotted Eagles, <em>Aquila pomarina</em>, migrating from Namibia

    Satellite tracking of two Lesser Spotted Eagles, <em>Aquila pomarina</em>, migrating from Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    One immature and one subadult Lesser Spotted Eagle, Aquila pomarina, were followed by satellite telemetry from their non-breeding areas in Namibia. Both birds were fitted with transmitters (PTTs) in February 1994 and tracked, the immature for six months and three...
  6. Acoustic niche partitioning in an anuran community inhabiting an Afromontane wetland (Butare, Rwanda)

    Acoustic niche partitioning in an anuran community inhabiting an Afromontane wetland (Butare, Rwanda)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The species richness and calling activity of an anuran community inhabiting an agricultural wetland area at 1645 m a.s.l. near Butare, Rwanda, was assessed using visual and acoustic transects. The community included 15 species which were readily distinguishable using morphological,...
  7. West-Central African Pleistocene lowland forest evolution revealed by the phylogeography of Misonne’s soft-furred mouse

    West-Central African Pleistocene lowland forest evolution revealed by the phylogeography of Misonne’s soft-furred mouse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    We studied the phylogeographical structure of Praomys misonnei (Rodentia: Muridae) in west-Central Africa based on 113 individuals from 31 localities and the sequencing of two mitochondrial genes (Cytb and CO1). Two clades can be identified through maximum likelihood, bayesian and...