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  1. Distribution of Lilian's Lovebirds in Malawi

    Distribution of Lilian's Lovebirds in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae is regarded as a mopane Colophospermum mopane woodland specialist. Its global population is sparse and is spread along the Zambezi valley with little known about its current distribution and status. We explored the current distribution of...
  2. Feeding ecology of Lilian’s Lovebird Agapornis <em>lilianae</em> in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Feeding ecology of Lilian’s Lovebird Agapornis <em>lilianae</em> in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae is a small, near-threatened parrot resident in mopane Colophospermum mopane woodlands. We investigated its diet and foraging behaviour in Liwonde National Park, Malawi. We expected that Lilian's Lovebirds would show little specialisation for a particular food...
  3. Characteristics of roost cavities used by Lilian's Lovebird <em>Agapornis lilianae</em> in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Characteristics of roost cavities used by Lilian's Lovebird <em>Agapornis lilianae</em> in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae is a non-excavating cavity user of mopane Colophospermum mopane woodlands. We investigated roost characteristics of Lilian's Lovebirds in Liwonde National Park, Malawi. We quantified tree and roost site variables for roost and non-roost trees. Sixty-six roosts...
  4. Comparative performance of four survey methods for assessing Lilian’s Lovebird abundance in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Comparative performance of four survey methods for assessing Lilian’s Lovebird abundance in Liwonde National Park, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Monitoring abundance of threatened species is important for conservation planning. Lilian’s Lovebird Agapornis lilianae is a near-threatened small parrot found in mopane Colophospermum mopane woodland. Its population has not been investigated in any part of its range. We investigated the...