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Seasonal and diurnal attendance of Kea (Nestor notabilis) at Halpin Creek rubbish dump, Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1999-06)
The diurnal and seasonal attendance of Kea (Nestor notabilis) at Halpin Creek dump, Arthur's Pass, from April 1996 to March 1997 was investigated. Many more male (n=56) than female (n=4) Kea were banded at the dump. ...
Timing of the breeding season and survey of the blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) between the Taramakau and Mokihinui rivers, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
A survey of the Blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) was conducted between the Taramakau River and the Mokihinui River on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand from 1 October 2005 until 24 January 2006. The primary aim ...
Westland petrels and the hoki fishery: determining co-occurrence using satellite telemetry
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group., 1997-02)
Project: Westland petrels were tracked by satellite and the tracks followed by the birds compared to the distribution of hoki fishing vessels. The proportion of time that Westland petrels spent in the vicinity of fishing ...
Burrow occupancy of broad-billed prions Pachyptila vittata on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group, 1998)
Competition for breeding burrows between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and other small burrowing seabirds on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand is intense. This competition has a negative ...
A survey of the birds, lizards and mammals of Motunau Island, Canterbury, New Zealand, with emphasis on the effects of vegetation change on the breeding success of burrowing seabirds
(Ecology and Entomology Group, Lincoln University, 1997-04)
An ecological survey of Motunau Island was carried out between 1958 and 1962 at the time rabbits were exterminated from the island. Since then the vegetation has changed from one dominated by native plants, to one dominated ...
Feeding frequency, meal size and chick growth in the threatened Pycroft's petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti)
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2002)
Many species of gadfly petrel (genus Pterodroma) are threatened or endangered, including, in New Zealand, the Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris), and Pycroft's petrel (P. pycrofti). Conservation actions for these species ...
Feeding frequency, meal size and chick growth in Pycroft's petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti) : preparing for chick translocations in Pterodroma species
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2004)
Many Pterodroma species are threatened, and translocations to predator-free islands are desirable for several species. As these birds are highly philopatric, only chicks that have not yet imprinted on their natal colony ...
Burrow occupancy and related behaviour of broad-billed prions Pachyptila vittata on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group, 1998-07)
Burrow competition is occurring between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and other small burrowing seabirds on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. This competition has a negative impact on ...
A survey of coastal and marine birds at Bako National Park and Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarawak
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division., 2002-07)
Survey of birds in mangrove, river mouth and coastal habitats in Sarawak. Assessment of their role in monitoring the health of mangrove and coastal ecosystems and a search for the critically endangered silvery pigeon
Mangrove forests are an important feature of tropical coasts and play a crucial role in influencing the ecological health of the inshore marine ecosystem. Like their terrestrial counterparts, mangrove forests are under ...