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Oxpeckers and hosts in northern Kruger National Park: January–February 2016

Anthony Paton

While visiting northern Kruger National Park (KNP) in January 2016 it became apparent that Yellow-billed Oxpeckers Buphagus africanus were unexpectantly abundant. This inspired a study of this species in comparison with Red-billed Oxpeckers Buphagus erythrorhyncus with respect to their occurrence (fairly similar in the area) and host preference (clearly different) ...

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