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A desktop study of the ecology of the African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis in southern Africa

Makhudu Masotla and Derek Engelbrecht

...... In conclusion, the present study provided valuable information on the breeding biology of the African Quailfinch. It demonstrated that the various citizen science databases possess a wealth of information which may improve our knowledge of secretive and poorly known species. This, in turn, can serve as a baseline for the design of field-based studies or provide basic knowledge to inform biodiversity management decisions....

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