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Ornithological Observations, 2012, Vol. 3 - ISSN 2219-0341

Somerset West - SABAP1 and SABAP2 compared
John Carter
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:253-267, published 2012-12-31
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Unusual foraging behaviour of African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis plumbeiceps
Andy Branfield
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:251-252, published 2012-12-29
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Second Southern African Bird Atlas Project (SABAP2): Progress report to 6 December 2012
Les G Underhill, Doug M Harebottle, Michael Brooks
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:243-250, published 2012-12-11
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How to make 2.5 billion termites disappear? A case for protecting the Amur Falcon
Henk Bouwman, Craig Symes & Hannalene du Plessis
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:232-242, published 2012-11-29
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Courtship of the Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
Joël Roerig
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:230-231, published 2012-11-09
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Clowning crows: Pied Crows at play?
Robyn M Kadis
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:228-229, published 2012-11-09
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Scrubbing my back - Double-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles bicinctus dust-bathing.
Derek Solomon
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:227-227, published 2012-11-06
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Never give up - Common Fiscal and chameleon encounter
Graham A Millar
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:226-226, published 2012-11-06
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Nature recycles: Egyptian Goose breeding in old Secretarybird nest.
Dawid H de Swardt
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:223-225, published 2012-10-24
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Are traditional healers contributing to the decline of Blue Cranes in Namibia?
Teofelus Vulika Ntinda, Peter Cunningham, Ann Scott, Mike Scott and Wilferd Versfeld
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:218-222, published 2012-10-16
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Black Skimmer - a first confirmed record for South Africa.
Robin Wood, Heather Wood
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:213-217, published 2012-10-09
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Caught in the act II: Boomslang predation on Sabota Lark nest.
Derek Engelbrecht and Lucy Mashao
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:211-212, published 2012-10-09
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Death under the surface - Cape Fur Seal predating on a Southern Giant Petrel in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Simon H Elwen, J Meintjies and J-P Roux
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:206-210, published 2012-10-05
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Torpidity as a factor in Speckled Mousebird predation by Black-headed Heron.
Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk and Barry Greenwood
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:201-205, published 2012-10-05
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Close escape: Cape Cormorant entangled by sack.
Lauren J Waller, P Dee Boersma, Tom Leiden, Les G Underhill
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:195-200, published 2012-09-28
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Bank Cormorant chick entangled in fishing line dies after more than 88 hours
Kate J Robinson, Corlia Meyer, Les G Underhill and Jordan-Laine Calder
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:188-194, published 2012-09-28
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Confirmation: Village Indigobird parasitizing Red Red-billed Firefinch in central Namibia.
Volker S Schubert, Melle PJ Orford and Peter Cunningham
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:186-187, published 2012-09-27
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Seasonal and medium term changes in observed densities of woodland birds in Groenkloof, Pretoria.
Vincent Parker
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:128-185, published 2012-09-19
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When a Hamerkop and Yellow-billed Kites fight for a Guttural Toad.
Elsa Bussière and Megan Loftie-Eaton
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:125-127, published 2012-09-19
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Peregrine Falcon attempting to take prey from sea surface.
Tim A Reid
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:124-124, published 2012-09-19
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The oldest Dark-capped Bulbul?
Malcolm Wilson
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:123-123, published 2012-09-14
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2925BD Hagesdam - SABAP1 and SABAP2 compared
Dawid H de Swardt
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:109-122, published 2012-09-14
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First record: Levaillant's Cuckoo fed by Kurrichane Thrush
AM Archer
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:107-108, published 2012-09-11
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Carrion attraction: Goshawks and other birds captured on camera traps.
Peter G Ryan, Jessica M Shaw, Rona vd Merwe, Emily vd Merwe
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:102-106, published 2012-08-22
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First observation: Pied Avocet at Robben Island
R.B. Sherley and K.J. Robinson
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:100-101, published 2012-08-22
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Birds of the Ozabeni section of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park.
N.F. Robson and R.F. Horner
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:58-99, published 2012-08-20
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Eyewitness report: Crested Barbet chicks killed by Lesser Honeyguides.
Ken Hattingh and Alfreda Hattingh
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:56-57, published 2012-08-16
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Snake in the grass… birds mob Puff Adder.
Elsa Bussière and Les G Underhill
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:53-55, published 2012-07-26
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Caught in the act: Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota bradfieldi drinking water.
Derek Engelbrecht
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:51-52, published 2012-07-26
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Unusual foraging behaviour of Amur Falcons.
AM Archer
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:50-50, published 2012-07-23
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Disabled Dikkop (Thick-knee).
Sylvia Ledgard
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:49-49, published 2012-07-19
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Fork-tailed Drongo marauding Mannikins.
Andrew Pickles
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:47-48, published 2012-07-19
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Olive Thrush with middle claws missing.
Nigel Anderson
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:46-46, published 2012-07-19
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Black Sparrowhawk lost battle against Egyptian Geese
Ann Koeslag
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:44-45, published 2012-07-09
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Trapped! Weaver nests as death traps
HD Oschadleus
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:38-43, published 2012-07-09
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Bird species captured in Protea roupelliae woodland and their association with Protea habitats
Dawid H de Swardt
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:29-37, published 2012-07-09
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Endemic fynbos avifauna: comparative range declines as cause for concern.
Alan TK Lee & Phoebe Barnard
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:19-28, published 2012-06-06
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Red-knobbed Coot - 8th breeding record for Kwazulu Natal - July 2011.
Anderson, Nigel
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:18-18, published 2012-06-01
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What is the status of the Southern (Mashona) Hyliota Hyliota australis in South Africa?
Cizek A
Ornithological Observations 2012 3:1-17, published 2012-02-20
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