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  1. Investigating the practicality of using radio tracking to determine home range and movements of Picathartidae

    Investigating the practicality of using radio tracking to determine home range and movements of Picathartidae

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Radiotelemetry is an important tool used to aid the understanding and conservation of cryptic and rare birds. The two bird species of the family Picathartidae are little-known, secretive, forest-dwelling birds endemic to western and central Africa. In 2005, we conducted...
  2. Seasonal changes in egg mass and timing of laying in the Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher, <em>Terpsiphone mutata</em>

    Seasonal changes in egg mass and timing of laying in the Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher, <em>Terpsiphone mutata</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Variations in egg mass and egg-laying date for the Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone mutata, were studied from 1996 to 1998 in deciduous dry forest of the Ampijoroa Forest Station, northwestern Madagascar. There was a significant seasonal change in egg mass...
  3. Habitat characteristics of wintering Wood Warbler <em>Phylloscopus sibilatrix</em> in the Centre Region of Cameroon: conservation implications

    Habitat characteristics of wintering Wood Warbler <em>Phylloscopus sibilatrix</em> in the Centre Region of Cameroon: conservation implications

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Populations of many Afro-Palearctic birds have declined, with those wintering in sub-Saharan Africa, such as Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix, particularly affected. In this study we investigated the relationship between habitat characteristics and Wood Warbler presence/absence in the Centre Region of...