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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 3 (2017)

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Articles

Gender-related morphometric differences in mature and nestling Crowned Eagles, with comments on ringing of eagle nestlings in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Shane C McPherson, Mark Brown, Colleen T Downs 195-200
Comparative perch selection in Southern Fiscal Lanius collaris and Fiscal Flycatcher Sigelus silens at Amakhala Game Reserve, South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ryan J Daniels, Patrick E Hulley, Adrian JFK Craig 201-206
Female-only care of Swainson’s Spurfowl Pternistis swainsonii chicks frees males for territorial maintenance EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Johann H van Niekerk 207-216
Towards understanding habitat use patterns of an endangered galliform subspecies, Pternistis bicalcaratus ayesha: implications for conservation EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Saâd Hanane, Najib Magri 217-225
Home range and habitat use of Trumpeter Hornbills Bycanistes bucinator in an urban–forest mosaic, Eshowe, South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Moses Chibesa, Barry Taylor, Tharmalingam Ramesh, Colleen T Downs 225-233
The application of camera trapping to assess Rallidae species richness within palustrine wetland habitat in South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Robin B Colyn, Alastair M Campbell, Hanneline A Smit-Robinson 235-245
Diet and time-activity budget of White-backed Mousebirds Colius colius in south-western South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Carlos Bosque, Carlos D Bosque, Penn Lloyd 247-252
Bird species richness and densities in relation to sulphur dioxide gradients and environmental variables EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Luckson Muyemeki, Roelof Burger, Stuart J Piketh, Steven W Evans 253-259
Increasingly urban Marabou Storks start breeding four months early in Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Derek Pomeroy, Micheal Kibuule 261-266
Avian guild assemblages in forest fragments around Budongo Forest Reserve, western Uganda EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Moreen Uwimbabazi, Amy E Eycott, Fred Babweteera, Eric Sande, Richard J Telford, Vigdis Vandvik 267-276
Foraging behaviour of the Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ian G McLean 277-280
The taxonomic position and breeding range of Golden Nightjar Caprimulgus eximius (Caprimulgidae) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Yvonne Lawrie, Robert Swann, Peter Stronach, Yoav Perlman, J Martin Collinson 281-286
Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus breeding behaviour and reproductive success in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Erin P Wreford, Lorinda A Hart, Mark Brown, Colleen T Downs 287-290
Book review EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Campbell Fleming 291-292
Corrigendum EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Mike Schramm 293
Erratum EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Mike Schramm 295


ISSN: 0030-6525
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