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  1. Habitat utilisation and nesting behaviour of two sympatric weavers in Mbalmayo District, Cameroon

    Habitat utilisation and nesting behaviour of two sympatric weavers in Mbalmayo District, Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Avian ecology and behaviour data provides crucial information for bird conservation and management, but are still missing for many species, particularly in developing countries. This study examines habitat utilisation, nesting behaviour, anthropogenic disturbances and impacts on agricultural crops of Village...
  2. Microfilarial infections associated with body mass loss of Village Weavers <em>Ploceus cucullatus</em>

    Microfilarial infections associated with body mass loss of Village Weavers <em>Ploceus cucullatus</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Haemoparasitic infections in wild birds have been widely studied in order to understand parasite–host relation- ships, but our understanding of their impact on the host's fitness is still limited. In this study, we quantified the associations between microfilarial infections and...
  3. Breeding phenology and moult of the endemic Bannerman's Weaver <em>Ploceus bannermani</em>

    Breeding phenology and moult of the endemic Bannerman's Weaver <em>Ploceus bannermani</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The breeding phenology and moult cycle of the vulnerable and range-restricted Bannerman's Weaver Ploceus bannermani was studied on the Obudu Plateau in the eastern region of Nigeria. The peak breeding season was between August and October; a major cause of...
  4. The sociality of nesting in Rüppell's Weaver <em>Ploceus galbula</em> and the Lesser Masked Weaver <em>Ploceus intermedius</em> in an Ethiopian acacia woodland

    The sociality of nesting in Rüppell's Weaver <em>Ploceus galbula</em> and the Lesser Masked Weaver <em>Ploceus intermedius</em> in an Ethiopian acacia woodland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Rüppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula and the Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius nest prominently in the Awash National Park, Ethiopia. In both species the sociality or degree of aggregation of their nesting is varied. Rüppell's Weaver can nest singly or in...