Stirrings of spring
- Responses of avian assemblages to the natural edge in a Chaco semiarid forest in Argentina. de Casenave, Javier Lopez; Pelotto, Juan Pablo; Caziani, Sandra M.; Mermoz, Myriam; Protomastro, Jorge // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Apr98, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p425
Presents a study which assessed the difference in vegetation structure of the breeding bird assemblages between a natural forest edge and adjacent forest interior in an old-growth Chaco forest of Argentina. Use of mist-net and point-count surveys to sample bird assemblages; Total amount of...
- Forest birds fight for the limelight. Spinney, Laura // New Scientist;5/13/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1977, p16
Reports the behavior of several species of forest-dwelling birds over patches of bright light and communal display grounds called leks. Details; Study by Marc Thery of the French National Centre for Scientific Research based at Paris.
- Edge effects at an induced forest-grassland boundary: Forest birds in the Ongoye Forest Reserves,... Kruger, Sonja C.; Lawes, Michael J. // South African Journal of Zoology;Jul97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p82
Presents a study which looked at the edge effect influence on the bird community structure and diversity at the forest/grassland interfaced compared to the forest interior avifauna in Ongoye Forest Reserve. Details on the methodology used to conduct the study; Definition of the forest edge;...
- Jolly Grey Jays. // WILD;Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p40
Provides information on grey jays.
- A study of Northern flickers. // National Geographic World;Apr86, Issue 128, p25
A study of Northern flickers, birds that live in open woodlands throughout North America. An explanation of how to spot them and photograph them.
- Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus). // Wildlife Australia;Summer2002, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p7
Focuses on the campaign of the Canberra Ornithologists Group to survey rural Australian Area Territory woodland birds particularly brown treecreeper and the hooded robin. Recommendation of ways to retain bird habitat; Concern on the plight of birds.
- How many birds in the bush? // Ecos;Autumn96, Issue 87, p12
Looks at a study on woodland birds at Homebush Bay, Australia by Phil Straw of the Royal Australian Ornithologists Union. Richness in speciation in the area; Historical background on the area; Requisites for future conservation of the bird habitat in the area.
- Life as a miner's son. // Australian Geographic;Oct-Dec98, Issue 52, p11
Presents information from a research on the birds called noisy miners at the University of Queensland by Kate Arnold. Behavior and characteristics of male noisy miners; Ratio of male-biased sex ratio in adult male noisy miners.
- NESTING SUCCESS AND NEST PREDATORS IN FOREST FRAGMENTS: A STUDY USING REAL AND ARTIFICIAL NESTS. Zanette, Liana; Jenkins, Bert // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Apr2000, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p445
Provides information on a study which examined the nesting success of Eastern Yellow Robins (Eopsaltria australis) in two small and two large forest fragments that were surrounded by agricultural land. Methods; Results and discussion.