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Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology is a scientific journal published by NISC in association with BirdLife South Africa. Ostrich is an international journal that publishes papers in the general field of ornithology in sub-Saharan Africa and its islands. The journal publishes peer-reviewed original scientific papers (3 000 to 10 000 words) and short articles of <2 000 words. Results of studies of the behaviour, biology, breeding, ecology, migrations and movements, and systematics of birds are published. Extended taxonomic reviews will not be considered unless they include relevant discussion of behavioural or ecological criteria.

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This journal has a current JCR Impact Factor of 0.460 which has increased substantially from 0.222 in 2008.


Vol 88, No 2 (2017)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Guest Editorial EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Jean-Marc Thiollay iii
Editorial EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Graham Kerley v-vii
Status of birds of prey in Guinea-Bissau: first assessment based on road surveys§ EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Mohamed Henriques, Miguel Lecoq, Hamilton Monteiro, Aissa Regalla, José P Granadeiro, Paulo Catry 101-111
Ecology and behaviour of Palm-nut Vultures Gypohierax angolensis in the Bijagós Archipelago, Guinea-Bissau§ EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Camilo Carneiro, Mohamed Henriques, Castro Barbosa, Quintino Tchantchalam, Aissa Regalla, Ana R Patrício, Paulo Catry 113-121
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus parental care and chick growth rates assessed by camera traps and morphometric measurements EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Machawe I Maphalala, Ara Monadjem 123-129
The decline of an urban Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus population in Dakar, Senegal, over 50 years EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Wim C Mullié, François-Xavier Couzi, Moussa Sega Diop, Bram Piot, Theo Peters, Pierre A Reynaud, Jean-Marc Thiollay 131-138
Productivity of the declining Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus population in southern Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Sonja C Krüger, Arjun Amar 139-145
Unearthing poison use and consequent anecdotal vulture mortalities in Namibia’s commercial farmland – implications for conservation§ EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Andrea Santangeli, Volen Arkumarev, Liz Komen, Peter Bridgeford, Holger Kolberg 147-154
Visitors to nests of Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus in northeastern South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Lindy J Thompson, John P Davies, Maja Gudehus, André J Botha, Keith L Bildstein, Campbell Murn, Colleen T Downs 155-162
SAFRING longevity and movement records for southern African vultures (subfamilies Aegypiinae and Gypaetinae)§ EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Dane M Paijmans, Sarah Catto, H Dieter Oschadleus 163-166
Sexual dimorphism and plumage characteristics of juvenile Cape Vultures Gyps coprotheres EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Nobuhle T Mabhikwa, Margaret T Hirschauer, Kerri Wolter 167-171
High occurrence of extra-pair partnerships and homosexuality in a captive Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres colony EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Margaret T Hirschauer, Kerri Wolter 173-176
Kalahari vulture declines, through the eyes of meerkats EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Jack B Thorley, Tim Clutton-Brock 177-181
Removal (and attempted removal) of material from a Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus nest by a starling and a Hooded Vulture EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Lindy J Thompson, John P Davies, Keith L Bildstein, Colleen T Downs 183-187
The creation of the SAVE consortium – Saving Asia’s Vultures from Extinction: a possible model for Africa? EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Christopher GR Bowden 189-193


ISSN: 0030-6525
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