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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 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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Impact Factor: 0.833 (2016)

5-year Impact Factor: 0.662 (2016)


Vol 90, No 4 (2019)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Editorial:Waterbirds: Birds of a feather flock together
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Chevonne Reynolds iii-iv
Minimal evidence of interspecific hybridisation between the Yellow-billed Duck and introduced Mallard in central and northwestern South Africa
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Stacey G. de Souza, Craig T. Symes, Hanneline Smit-Robinson, Jean M. Mollett 285–301
Roseate Terns Sterna dougallii on the southeast coast of South Africa: information on moult and migratory status
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Anthony J. Tree, Maëlle Connan, Philip A. Whittington 303–313
Ecology, conservation, and phylogenetic position of the Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha
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Josephine D’Urban Jackson, Sama Zefania, Sebastien Moehy, Andrew J. Bamford, Michael W. Bruford, Tamás Székely 315–326
Bucking the trend: the African Black Oystercatcher as a recent conservation success story
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Mark Brown, Brittany Arendse, Bruno Mels, Alan TK Lee 327–333
The status and conservation of the Cape Gannet Morus capensis
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Richard B. Sherley, Robert J.M. Crawford2, Bruce M. Dyer, Jessica Kemper, Azwianewi B. Makhado, Makhudu Masotla, Lorien Pichegru, Pierre A. Pistorius, Jean-Paul Roux, Peter G. Ryan, Desmond Tom, Leshia Upfold, Henning Winker 335–346
The first range-wide assessment of Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis distribution
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Jonah Gula, Floyd Weckerly, KS Gopi Sundar 347–357
Identification of land predators of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus through post-mortem examination
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Ralph E.T. Vanstreels, Nola J. Parsons, Cuan McGeorge, Renata Hurtado, Katrin Ludynia, Lauren Waller, Monique Ruthenberg, Arne Purves, Lorien Pichegru, Pierre A. Pistorius 359–372
Geographical and temporal variation in the diet of Bank Cormorants Phalacrocorax neglectus in South Africa
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B.M. Dyer, J. Cooper, R.J.M. Crawford, R.B. Sherley, S. Somhlaba, A. Cockcroft, L. Upfold, A.B. Makhado 373–390
Body condition of Little Egret Egretta garzetta nestlings in relation to hatching order in a southern Tunisian breeding colony
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Amel Neb, Abdessalem Hammouda, Slaheddine Selmi 391–396
Vulnerability of birds to contaminated water sources in the Karoo region of South Africa
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Alan TK Lee, Carolynne Geary, Dale R. Wright, W Richard J Dean 397–406


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