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Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology - Vol 86, No 1-2 (2015)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Special issue in memory of Philip Anthony Richard Hockey
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Rob M Little iii-iv
How do African Black Oystercatchers Haematopus moquini recruit into high-density populations? §
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Douglas Loewenthal, Dane M Paijmans, Philip AR Hockey† 1–8
Trends in African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini populations between the early 1980s and early 2000s, with consideration of the influence of protected habitats and food availability §
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Douglas Loewenthal†, Dane M Paijmans, Philip W Haupt, Philip AR Hockey† 9–21
Year-round territoriality in long-lived birds: rethinking the concept of carrying capacity §
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Douglas Loewenthal†, Dane M Paijmans, Philip AR Hockey† 23–34
Temporal and spatial differences in three-egg clutch frequency of the African Black Oystercatcher §
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Dane M Paijmans, Douglas Loewenthal†, Peter G Ryan, Philip AR Hockey† 35–41
Differential reactions to anthropogenic disturbance by two ground-nesting shorebirds §
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Shirley Van de Voorde, Minke Witteveen, Mark Brown 43-52
Food abundance explains the breeding season of a tropical shorebird, the Crab Plover Dromas ardeola §
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Giuseppe De Marchi, Giorgio Chiozzi, Dawit Semere, Yohannes Mebrahtu, Farhad Hosseini Tayefeh, Mohammed Almalki, Mauro Fasola 53–64
Food abundance explains the breeding season of a tropical shorebird, the Crab Plover Dromas ardeola §
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Giuseppe De Marchi, Giorgio Chiozzi, Dawit Semere, Yohannes Mebrahtu, Farhad Hosseini Tayefeh, Mohammed Almalki, Mauro Fasola 53–64
The status of the Damara Tern in the Eastern Cape, South Africa §
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Philip A Whittington, Anthony J Tree, Maëlle Connan, Elizabeth G Watkins 65–73
A novel methodology for the rapid assessment of waterbird vulnerability to disturbance §
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Kate JH England, Colin Jackson, Philip AR Hockey† 75–85
Seasonal changes in movement and habitat use by Southern Ground- Hornbills in the South African lowveld §
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Blair A Zoghby, Peter G Ryan, Rob M Little, Tim Reid, Philip AR Hockey† 87–95
Predation drives nesting success in moist highland grasslands: the importance of maintaining vegetation cover for bird conservation §
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Ian T Little, Philip AR Hockey†, Raymond Jansen 97–111
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex foraging behaviour in the Bangweulu Wetlands, Zambia §
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Ralf HE Mullers, Arjun Amar 113–118
Can behaviour buffer the impacts of climate change on an arid-zone bird? §
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Susan J Cunningham, Rowan O Martin, Philip AR Hockey† 119-126
Elevated temperatures drive fine-scale patterns of habitat use in a savanna bird community §
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Rowan O Martin, Susan J Cunningham, Philip AR Hockey† 127–135
The impact of high temperatures on foraging behaviour and body condition in the Western Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen dorsalis §
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Emily K Edwards, Nicola J Mitchell, Amanda R Ridley 137–144
Fluctuations in bird numbers on sewage treatment ponds in an arid environment, South Africa §
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W Richard J Dean, Suzanne J Milton, Hugh P Forsyth, Dorrien R Tissiman 145–153
Movement ecology of five Afrotropical waterfowl species from Malawi, Mali and Nigeria §
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John Y Takekawa, Shane R Heath, Samuel A Iverson, Nicolas Gaidet, Julien Cappelle, Tim Dodman, Ward Hagemeijer, William D Eldridge, Scott A Petrie, Gregory S Yarris, Shiiwua Manu, Glenn H Olsen, Diann J Prosser, Kyle A Spragens, David C Douglas, Scott H Newman 155–168
Solving the challenges of monitoring mobile populations: insights from studies of waterbirds in southern Africa
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Hannah L Thomas, Philip AR Hockey, Graeme S Cumming 169–178
Population metrics for fynbos birds, South Africa: densities, and detection and capture rates from a Mediterranean-type ecosystem §
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Alan TK Lee, Phoebe Barnard, Philip AR Hockey† 179–187
Dual parasitism of Fork-tailed Drongos by African and Jacobin Cuckoos §
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Tom P Flower, Benjamin J Ashton, Elisabet Zöttl, Ryan M Olinger, Philip AR Hockey† 189–191
Blue Petrels Halobaena caerulea discovered breeding on Gough Island§
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Peter G Ryan, Ben J Dilley, Christopher Jones, Alexander L Bond 193–194


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