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Biodiversity Observations, 2017, Vol. 8 (current volume) - ISSN 2219-0341

Differences between Violet and Green Woodhoopoe mantle feathers.
Mark I. Cooper, Bryan Trevor Sewell, Mohamed A. Jaffer
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.46:1-2, published 2017-09-14
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Interactions between birds of prey and the Cape Parrot in the Eastern Cape.
Kate F. Carstens, Johann C. Carstens, Kirsten Wimberger
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.45:1-5, published 2017-09-11
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Birds feeding on aloe nectar: do camera traps and point counts produce comparable data?
Christie A Craig, Cayley A Hunter, Adrian JFK Craig, Patrick E Hulley
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.44:1-10, published 2017-08-28
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Birds of the Bloemfontein pentad 2905_2610: a review over a 30 year period.
Dawid H. de Swardt
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.43:1-17, published 2017-08-28
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Common Fiscal pecking Cape Weaver nest.
Sue Joy Schultz
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.42:1-2, published 2017-08-28
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Mammal-associated perching in Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris.
Craig T. Symes
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.41:1-3, published 2017-08-21
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First observation of Cape Batis Batis capensis on Robben Island.
Dane M. Paijmans and Duncan Bolton
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.40:1-3, published 2017-08-14
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Three shades of brown: Lark-like Buntings Emberiza impetuani with colour aberrations.
Ursula Franke-Bryson
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.39:1-4, published 2017-08-14
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Unusual prey of a Southern White-crowned Shrike.
G Derek Engelbrecht and Daniel Engelbrecht
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.38:1-2, published 2017-08-07
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Aerial attack - interaction between two Tractrac Chats.
Ursula Franke-Bryson
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.37:1-2, published 2017-08-07
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SAFRING ringing report for 2016.
Dane M. Paijmans, Sarah Catto and H. Dieter Oschadleus
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.36:1-8, published 2017-08-01
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Weaver nests as novel food sources for birds.
Derek Engelbrecht
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.35:1-4, published 2017-08-01
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How the east was won: breeding range extension of the Grey-backed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix verticalis.
Derek Engelbrecht
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.34:1-4, published 2017-08-01
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SAFRING Ringing Report for 2015.
Dane M. Paijmans, Christie Craig, Laurie Johnson and H. Dieter Oschadleus
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.33:1-8, published 2017-07-24
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Insight into the opportunistic feeding habits of Chorister Robin-chat Cossypha dichroa
Alastair M Campbell and Robin Colyn
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.32:1-4, published 2017-07-05
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Return to a Zambian jewel: A research stay at Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge
Ursula Franke-Bryson
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.31:1-14, published 2017-06-28
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Kenya Bird Map: achievements from January 2014 to December 2016
Gladys Kung'u and Colin HW Jackson
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.30:1-6, published 2017-06-26
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Kenyan dragonflies: Past, present and future
Laban Njoroge, Les G Underhill, Rene A. Navarro
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.29:1-17, published 2017-06-23
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Birds and animals using weavers nests
H. Dieter Oschadleus
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.28:1-17, published 2017-06-20
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Prime property: Rock Martins utilising new infrastructure for breeding
Doug M. Harebottle
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.27:1-2, published 2017-05-29
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African Paradise-Flycatcher on the move
Ursula Franke-Bryson
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.26:1-3, published 2017-05-22
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Cape White-eyes in the Eastern Cape: plumage characters, survival, and movements.
Adrian JFK Craig, Mark D Galpin, Patrick E Hulley, Anthony J Tree
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.25:1-5, published 2017-05-15
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Omnivorous diets of Karoo Thrush and Dark-capped Bulbul
Mark Ian Cooper
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.24:1-1, published 2017-05-15
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Bird distribution dynamics 14 – Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta and Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
María López Gómez, Les G Underhill and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.23:1-10, published 2017-05-14
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Abnormal eye colour in a Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus
Stacey L. Webb
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.22:1-2, published 2017-05-08
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Bird distribution dynamics 13 – the grebes of South African, Lesotho and Swaziland
Caitlin C D Smith, Les G Underhill and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.21:1-14, published 2017-04-29
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Checklist and analysis of the birds of Namibia as at 31 January 2016
CJ Brown, JM Mendelsohn, N Thomson & M Boorman
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.20:1-153, published 2017-04-22
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Cheetahs Acinonyx jubatus utilising Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius structures at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
Anthony Lowney and Liam D. Charlton
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.19:1-4, published 2017-04-20
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Bird distribution dynamics 12 – the kingfishers of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
Caitlin C D Smith, Les G Underhill and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.18:1-43, published 2017-04-18
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Bird distribution dynamics 11 – the storks of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
Caitlin C D Smith, Les G Underhill and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.17:1-33, published 2017-04-12
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Immature Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breaks species range record
Margaret T Hirschauer, Kerri Wolter, Rhys E Green, Toby H Galligan
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.16:1-4, published 2017-04-03
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Bird distribution dynamics 10 – Pale-crowned Cisticola Cisticola cinnamomeus in South Africa
Duncan R McKenzie, Les G Underhill, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.15:1-9, published 2017-04-02
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Breeding of Buff-streaked Chat, including an eyewitness account of nestling predation by Rinkhals
Murray Christian
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.14:1-5, published 2017-03-31
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Living in isolation – observations on African Rock Pipits in the Northern Cape
Dawid H. de Swardt
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.13:1-6, published 2017-03-13
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The Greater Honeyguide: Reciprocal signalling and innate recognition of a Honey Badger
John E Fincham, Richard Peek and Miles B Markus
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.12:1-6, published 2017-03-04
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Cape Sparrows roosting in Cape Weaver nests in Cape Town
H. Dieter Oschadleus, Barry Schultz and Sue Schultz
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.11:1-7, published 2017-03-03
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A new call note for the African Rock Pipit
Dawid H. de Swardt
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.10:1-3, published 2017-02-27
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Bird ringing in the Ethiopian Highlands, 2016
Michael A. Ford
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.9:1-6, published 2017-02-20
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Boomslang Dispholidus typus robs Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis nest
Sally D Hofmeyr, Marc S Burman, Suzanne B Hofmeyr, Clare E Hofmeyr
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.8:1-3, published 2017-01-24
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Bird distribution dynamics 9 – Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger in South Africa and Swaziland
H. Dieter Oschadleus, Les G Underhill, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.7:1-8, published 2017-01-23
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Bird distribution dynamics 8 – Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
Jerome Ainsley, Les G Underhill, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.6:1-10, published 2017-01-22
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Bird distribution dynamics 7 – Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius in South Africa
H. Dieter Oschadleus, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.5:1-9, published 2017-01-20
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Bird distribution dynamics 6 – Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
Kerri Wolter, Les G Underhill, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.4:1-11, published 2017-01-17
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A pictorial record of the pre-copulatory display of the Large-billed Lark
Derek Engelbrecht
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.3:1-7, published 2017-01-13
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A pale-tailed Purple-crested Turaco
Craig T. Symes, Kathryn Straughan & Peter Straughan
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.2:1-1, published 2017-01-13
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Bird distribution dynamics 5 – White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland
H Dieter Oschadleus, María López Gómez and Michael Brooks
Biodiversity Observations 2017 8.1:1-6, published 2017-01-09
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