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The relationship between riverbed flooding and non-breeding Wrybills on northern feeding grounds in summer
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1985-03)
I investigated the relationship between floods on the riverbed breeding grounds of Wrybills (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the number of Wrybills censused on northern harbours the following summer. For the purposes of the ...
Hydrological factors influencing the ecology of riverbed breeding birds on the plains' reaches of Canterbury's braided rivers : a thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
The wide, unstable, braided riverbeds of the eastern South Island, New Zealand, have been inhabited by a diverse avifauna. Several species including the wrybill breed only on these rivers. Use is restricted mainly to the ...
Wildlife of urban environments: some thoughts on the surprisingly un-surprising New Zealand context
(Wickliffe Press, 2000)
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of wildlife in the urban environment with an emphasis on the New Zealand, and in particular on the Christchurch context. Some conclusions from this overview analysis are made, ...
Nesting home range sizes of Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) in relation to braided riverbed characteristics
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1998-06)
Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) are territorial birds which breed on braided riverbeds in Canterbury, New Zealand. Home ranges of Wrybill pairs were bigger than those of Banded ...
The diet of the Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) on two braided rivers in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1997-09)
The diet of the Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) was investigated on two New Zealand braided riverbeds using faecal analysis. There was high overlap in terms of taxonomic ...