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Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology - Vol 74, No 1 (2003)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Obituary

Phillip Alexander Clancey DSc, 1917-2001
Michael PS Irwin
The Karoo Thrush (Turdus smithi Bonaparte 1850), a southern African endemic EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Rauri CK Bowie, Paulette Bloomer, Phillip A Clancey, Timothy M Crowe 1-7
Phylogenetic relationships of African sunbird-like warblers: Moho (Hypergerus atriceps), Green Hylia (Hylia prasina) and Tit-hylia (Pholidornis rushiae) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Kristina M Sefc, Robert B Payne, Michael D Sorenson 8-17
Size, plumage, moult and supposed hybrids of African Goshawks (Accipiter tachiro/toussenelii group) in DR Congo EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Michel Louette 18-29
Patterns of endemism in African birds: how much does taxonomy matter? EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Jon Fjeldså 30-38
Biogeographical zonation of African hornbills and their biotic and geographic characterisations EMAIL FULL TEXT
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A Román Muñoz, Raimundo Real, Jesús Olivero, Ana L Márquez, José C Guerrero, Silvia B Bárcena, J Mario Vargas 39-47
Biomechanical features of the bill and and jaw apparatus of cuckoos, turacos and the hoatzin in relation to food acquisition and processing EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Leonid P Korzun, Christian Erard, Jean-Pierre Gasc, Felix J Dzerzhinsky 48-57
Molecular systematics of Alethe, Sheppardia and some other African robins (Muscicapoidea) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Pamela Beresford 58-73
Status, biometrics, moult and possible relationships of the South African population of Roseate Tern EMAIL FULL TEXT
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AJ Tree, NTW Klages 74-80
Moult, breeding season, mass, wing length, and dispersal in Cape Robins (Cossypha caffra) and Olive Thrushes (Turdus olivaceus): results from mist-netting garden birds EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Bo T Bonnevie, Adrian JFK Craig, Pat E Hulley, George D Underhill 81-86
Song mimicry, song dialects, and behavioural context of songs in brood-parasitic Straw-tailed Whydahs, Vidua fischeri EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Robert B Payne, Cynthia Sims Parr, Laura L Payne 87-96
A field survey to investigate why nightjars frequent roads at night EMAIL FULL TEXT
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HD Jackson 97-101
Effect of breeding timing on White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) reproductive success at a seasonally constant Kenyan lake EMAIL FULL TEXT
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R Brooks Childress, Leon A Bennun 102-109
Reproductive traits of marine terns (Sternidae): evidence for food limitation in the tropics? EMAIL FULL TEXT
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PAR Hockey, WA Wilson 110-116
Observations on the breeding biology of the Seychelles Fody on Cousine Island EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Ken Kraaijeveld, Jan Komdeur 117-124
Territoriality of Cape Sugarbirds (Promerops cafer) between and within breeding seasons EMAIL FULL TEXT
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KM Calf, CT Downs, MI Cherry 125-128
Short Note

Breeding activity and provisioning rates of Stripe-breasted Tits (Parus fasciiventer) at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
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Philip Shaw 129-132
Short Note

Pels Fishing Owl, Scotopelia peli, preying on a small crocodile
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PSM Berry, RJ Dowsett 133-xx
Short Note

Flightless Aldabra Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus) kills Black Rat (Rattus rattus)
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Ross M Wanless 134-134
Short Note

Armoured Bush Cricket attacks on nestling Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)
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Robert A Cheke, Peter J Jones, Martin Dallimer, Stuart V Green 135-135
Short Note

On the body mass of the Montane and Pectoral Nightjars
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HD Jackson 136-138
Short Note

Comparative heart mass in Blue-naped Mousebirds (Urocolius macrourus) and Speckled Mousebirds (Colius striatus)
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R Prinzinger, B Haubitz, G Eichhorn, U Notwang 139-140
Short Note

Long-billed Tailorbirds (Orthotomus moreaui) rediscovered at Serra Jeci, northern Mozambique
Peter G Ryan, Claire N Spottiswoode
Short Note

Immediate effects of a fire on birds and vegetation at Ankarafantsika Strict Nature Reserve, NW Madagascar
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Pere Bons, Germain Rakotebearison, Clara Wendenburg 146-148


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