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Emu - Austral Ornithology is the premier journal for ornithological research and reviews related to the Southern Hemisphere and adjacent tropics. More

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Published online 28 April 2016
Fuelling and moult in Red Knots before northward departure: a visual evaluation of differences between ages, sexes and subspecies 
Mo A. Verhoeven, Joop van Eerbeek, Chris J. Hassell and Theunis Piersma
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Published online 28 April 2016
Reclamation of tidal flats and shorebird declines in Saemangeum and elsewhere in the Republic of Korea 
Nial Moores, Danny I. Rogers, Ken Rogers and Philip M. Hansbro
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Published online 26 April 2016
Phenology of southward migration of shorebirds in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway and inferences about stop-over strategies 
Chi-Yeung Choi, Ken G. Rogers, Xiaojing Gan, Robert S. Clemens, Qing-Quan Bai, Amanda Lilleyman, Ann Lindsey, David A. Milton, Phil Straw, Yat-tung Yu, Phil F. Battley, Richard A. Fuller and Danny I. Rogers
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Published online 13 April 2016
The prevalence and molecular characterisation of blood parasites infecting the vulnerable Tamarugo Conebill (Conirostrum tamarugense) and other birds in the Pampa del Tamarugal, Chile 
Javier Martínez, Rodrigo A. Vásquez, Alberto Marqués, Alazne Díez-Fernández and Santiago Merino
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Published online 13 April 2016
Compensating for a stressful start: maternal corticosterone, offspring survival, and size at fledging in the Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia guttata 
Nicola Khan, Richard A. Peters and Kylie Robert
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Published online 05 April 2016
Conservation without borders – solutions to declines of migratory shorebirds in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway 
Judit K. Szabo, Chi-Yeung Choi, Robert S. Clemens and Birgita Hansen
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Published online 05 April 2016
Comparison of point counts and automated acoustic monitoring: detecting birds in a rainforest biodiversity survey 
Elliot C. Leach, Chris J. Burwell, Louise A. Ashton, Darryl N. Jones and Roger L. Kitching
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Published online 31 March 2016
Behavioural responses of migratory shorebirds to disturbance at a high-tide roost 
Amanda Lilleyman, Donald C. Franklin, Judit K. Szabo and Michael J. Lawes
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Published online 10 March 2016
Movement patterns of Sanderling (Calidris alba) in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway and a comparison of methods for identification of crucial areas for conservation 
Simeon Lisovski, Ken Gosbell, Maureen Christie, Bethany J. Hoye, Marcel Klaassen, Iain D. Stewart, Alice J. Taysom and Clive Minton
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Published online 10 March 2016
Do migrating White-crested Elaenia, Elaenia albiceps chilensis, use stop-over sites en route to their breeding areas? Evidence from the central Monte desert, Argentina 
Víctor R. Cueto, M. Cecilia Sagario and Javier Lopez de Casenave
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Published online 10 March 2016
The distribution and protection of intertidal habitats in Australia 
Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Jeffrey O. Hanson, Nicholas J. Murray, Stuart R. Phinn, Vladimir R. Wingate, Karen Mustin, Jasmine R. Lee, James R. Allan, Jessica L. Cappadonna, Colin E. Studds, Robert S. Clemens, Chris M. Roelfsema and Richard A. Fuller
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Published online 10 March 2016
Declining adult survival of New Zealand Bar-tailed Godwits during 2005–2012 despite apparent population stability 
Jesse R. Conklin, Tamar Lok, David S. Melville, Adrian C. Riegen, Rob Schuckard, Theunis Piersma and Phil F. Battley
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Published online 07 March 2016
Continental-scale decreases in shorebird populations in Australia 
Robert S. Clemens, Danny I. Rogers, Birgita D. Hansen, Ken Gosbell, Clive D. T. Minton, Phil Straw, Mike Bamford, Eric J. Woehler, David A. Milton, Michael A. Weston, Bill Venables, Dan Weller, Chris Hassell, Bill Rutherford, Kimberly Onton, Ashley Herrod, Colin E. Studds, Chi-Yeung Choi, Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Nicholas J. Murray, Gregory A. Skilleter and Richard A. Fuller
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Published online 07 March 2016
Assessing the trophic niche of South American Terns integrating conventional and isotopic methods 
Alejandro J. Gatto and Pablo Yorio
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Published online 07 March 2016
Immediate action required to prevent another Australian avian extinction: the King Island Scrubtit 
Matthew H. Webb, Mark Holdsworth, Dejan Stojanovic, Aleks Terauds, Phil Bell and Robert Heinsohn
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Published online 18 February 2016
The influence of ENSO and rainfall on the numbers of breeding pairs in a woodland bird community from south-eastern Australia 
R. Marchant, S. Guppy and M. Guppy
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Published online 17 February 2016
Shorebirds along the Yellow Sea coast of China face an uncertain future – a review of threats 
David S. Melville, Ying Chen and Zhijun Ma
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Published online 15 February 2016
A chain is as strong as its weakest link: assessing the consequences of habitat loss and degradation in a long-distance migratory shorebird 
Yaara Aharon-Rotman, Silke Bauer and Marcel Klaassen
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Published online 05 November 2015
Temporal patterns of migratory shorebird communities at a stop-over site along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway 
Qianyan Zhou, Wenjie Xue, Kun Tan, Qiang Ma, Xin Jin, Wei Wu, Chendong Tang and Zhijun Ma
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Nest-building males trade off material collection costs with territory value 
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Ida E. Bailey , Kate V. Morgan , H. Dieter Oschadleus , Stacy L. DeRuiter , Simone L. Meddle and Susan D. Healy
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Placement of re-nests following predation: are birds managing risk? 
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Christa Beckmann and Paul G. McDonald
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Population trends over 50 years of a Pied Imperial-Pigeon breeding colony on North Brook Island, a tropical Great Barrier Reef island, Australia 
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John Winter , Dave Green , Margaret Thorsborne and Mark Parsons
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Acoustic features within a forest bird community of native and introduced species in New Zealand 
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Joseph F. Azar and Ben D. Bell
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Conservation status and reintroduction of the Cocos Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi) 
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J. C. Z. Woinarski , I. MacRae , T. Flores , T. Detto , J. Reid , C. Pink , S. Flakus , M. Misso , N. Hamilton , R. Palmer , K. Morris , L. Znidersic and B. Hill
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Using playback and habitat models to estimate the distribution and population size of the critically endangered Crow Honeyeater (Gymnomyza aubryana) in New Caledonia 
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Yuji Okahisa , Andrew Legault , Baptiste Angin , Vivien Chartendrault , Nicolas Barré , Christophe de Franceschi , Thomas Duval , François Tron , Roman Gula and Jörn Theuerkauf
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Evidence of an unreported negative effect of fisheries discards on seabirds: death by choking on the Atlantic Midshipman (Porichthys porosissimus) in southern Brazil 
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Victória R. F. Benemann , Lucas Krüger , Fernanda C. L. Valls and Maria V. Petry
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Anthropogenic trauma is the most prevalent cause of mortality in Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) in Perth, Western Australia 
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B. L. Cannell , K. Campbell , L. Fitzgerald , J. A. Lewis , I. J. Baran and N. S. Stephens
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Annual variation in recruitment and age-specific survival of Little Penguins, Eudyptula minor 
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Philippa Agnew , Chris Lalas , Janine Wright and Steve Dawson
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Forensic genetic evidence of beak and feather disease virus infection in a Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua) 
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Subir Sarker , Chris Lloyd , Jade Forwood and Shane R. Raidal
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Long incubation bouts and biparental incubation in the nomadic Banded Stilt 
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Reece D. Pedler , Michael A. Weston and Andrew T. D. Bennett
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Breeding success of a subtropical Little Tern (Sternula albifrons sinensis) colony 
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Jason B. Searle , J. Blair Prince , David Stewart and Penn Lloyd
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Corticosterone responses to capture and restraint in Australasian Gannets, Morus serrator, at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand 
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John F. Cockrem , E. Jane Candy , Murray A. Potter and Gabriel E. Machovsky-Capuska
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Book reviews 
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These articles have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. They are still in production and have not been edited, so may differ from the final published form.

    MU15088  Accepted 25 April 2016
    Intra-specific variation in nest site preferences of zebra finches: What matter height and cover?
    E. Tobias Krause, Lars Schrader
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    MU16033  Accepted 25 April 2016
    Do chemical cues in the venom of slow lorises repel avian predators?
    Grace Fuller, Vincent Nijman, Wirdateti Wirdateti, K.A.I. Nekaris
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    MU16009  Accepted 17 March 2016
    Variation of nest defence behaviour in urban and rural populations of breeding Burrowing owls
    Matilde Cavalli, Juan Isacch, Alejandro Baladron, Laura Biondi, Maria Bo
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    MU15096  Accepted 05 March 2016
    Genetic structure and sex-biased dispersal of a declining cooperative-breeder, the Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis), at the southern edge of the species’ range
    Kate Stevens, Katherine Harrisson, Rohan Clark, Raylene Cooke, Fiona Hogan
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    MU15106  Accepted 02 March 2016
    If waterbirds are nocturnal are we conserving the right habitats?
    Victoria Austin, Raoul Ribot, Andy Bennett
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    MU15079  Accepted 01 March 2016
    Call-based identification as a potential tool for monitoring Great Spotted Kiwi
    Jennifer Dent, Laura Molles
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    MU15129  Accepted 19 February 2016
    Mid-Holocene Falkland Islands bird bones from a peat deposit, including a new species of caracara
    Mark Adams, Robin Woods
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    MU15118  Accepted 15 February 2016
    Monochromatism, cryptic sexual dimorphism and lack of assortative mating in the Rufous Hornero (Furnarius rufus albogularis)
    Pedro Diniz, Pedro Ribeiro, Gianlucca Rech, Regina Macedo
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    MU16002  Accepted 12 February 2016
    Environmental influences on variation in nest characteristics in a long-term study population of the Superb Lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae)
    Alex Maisey, Norman Carter, Janet Incoll, Andrew Bennett
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    MU15080  Accepted 26 January 2016
    Foraging by Carnaby’s cockatoo in banksia woodland on the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia
    Teagan Johnston, William Stock, Peter Mawson
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    MU15094  Accepted 25 January 2016
    Projected direct and indirect effects of climate change for an endangered migratory species
    Luciana Porfirio, Rebecca Harris, Dejan Stojanovic, Matthew Webb, Brendan Mackey
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    MU15048  Accepted 28 November 2015
    Diversity and function of vocalisations in the cooperatively breeding chestnut-crowned babbler
    Jodie Crane, James Savage, Andrew Russell
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1. Published 5 May 2015
The species and functional diversity of birds in almond orchards, apple orchards, vineyards and eucalypt woodlots

Gary W. Luck, Kelly Hunt and Andrew Carter

2. Published 5 May 2015
Can Australian bush birds be used as canaries? Detection of pervasive environmental impacts at an arid Australian mine site

John L. Read, Benjamin Parkhurst and Steven Delean

3. Published 5 May 2015
Distinctiveness of Pacific Robin subspecies in Vanuatu revealed from disparate patterns of sexual dichromatism, plumage colouration, morphometrics and ancient DNA

Anna M. Kearns, Lauren C. White, Jeremy J. Austin and Kevin E. Omland

4. Published 5 November 2015
Rise (and demise?) of subspecies in the Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla), a widespread and abundant Australian cockatoo

Daniel Engelhard, Leo Joseph, Alicia Toon, Lynn Pedler and Thomas Wilke

5. Published 22 July 2015
The size and composition of social groups in the wild zebra finch

Luke S. C. McCowan, Mylene M. Mariette and Simon C. Griffith

6. Published 8 February 2016
Conservation status and reintroduction of the Cocos Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi)

J. C. Z. Woinarski, I. MacRae, T. Flores, T. Detto, J. Reid, C. Pink, S. Flakus, M. Misso, N. Hamilton, R. Palmer, K. Morris, L. Znidersic and B. Hill

7. Published 22 July 2015
How does nest box temperature affect nestling growth rate and breeding success in a parrot?

Eliza R. Larson, Justin R. Eastwood, Katherine L. Buchanan, Andrew T. D. Bennett and Mathew L. Berg

8. Published 5 May 2015
First report of a feather loss condition in Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on Ross Island, Antarctica, and a preliminary investigation of its cause

Wray W. Grimaldi, Richard J. Hall, Daniel D. White, Jing Wang, Melanie Massaro and Daniel M. Tompkins

9. Published 5 May 2015
Effects of predation by introduced mammals and mortality due to severe floods on population viability of the endangered Blue Duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos)

Craig Simpkins, George L. W. Perry, Andrew Glaser, Tim Allerby and Todd E. Dennis

10. Published 5 November 2015
Livestock grazing affects habitat quality and persistence of the threatened Purple-crowned Fairy-wren Malurus coronatus in the Victoria River District, Northern Territory, Australia

A. van Doorn, J. C. Z. Woinarski and P. A. Werner

11. Published 5 November 2015
Male sex-ratio bias in the endangered South Australian Glossy Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami halmaturinus

Joannah Lee, Lynn Pedler, Stephen D. Sarre, James Robertson and Leo Joseph

12. Published 5 November 2015
Improving population estimates of Glossy Black-Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus lathami) using photo-identification

Elizabeth R. Williams and Bruce Thomson

13. Published 8 February 2016
Forensic genetic evidence of beak and feather disease virus infection in a Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)

Subir Sarker, Chris Lloyd, Jade Forwood and Shane R. Raidal

14. Published 22 July 2015
Combining a geographic information system, known dietary, foraging and habitat preferences, and stable isotope analysis to infer the diet of Magellanic Penguins in their austral distribution

Javier Ciancio, Florencia Botto and Esteban Frere

15. Published 8 February 2016
Anthropogenic trauma is the most prevalent cause of mortality in Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) in Perth, Western Australia

B. L. Cannell, K. Campbell, L. Fitzgerald, J. A. Lewis, I. J. Baran and N. S. Stephens

16. Continental-scale decreases in shorebird populations in Australia

Robert S. Clemens, Danny I. Rogers, Birgita D. Hansen, Ken Gosbell, Clive D. T. Minton, Phil Straw, Mike Bamford, Eric J. Woehler, David A. Milton, Michael A. Weston, Bill Venables, Dan Weller, Chris Hassell, Bill Rutherford, Kimberly Onton, Ashley Herrod, Colin E. Studds, Chi-Yeung Choi, Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Nicholas J. Murray, Gregory A. Skilleter and Richard A. Fuller

17. Published 5 May 2015
A coraciiform-like bird quadrate from the Early Eocene Tingamarra local fauna of Queensland, Australia

Andrzej Elzanowski and Walter E. Boles

18. Published 5 November 2015
Foraging behaviour of a declining population of Brown Boobies (Sula leucogaster) breeding in the Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

Ashley Bunce

19. Published 22 July 2015
The effects of land-use change on the endemic avifauna of Makira, Solomon Islands: endemics avoid monoculture

Tammy E. Davies, Rohan H. Clarke, John G. Ewen, Ioan R. A. Fazey, Nathalie Pettorelli and Will Cresswell

20. Published 22 July 2015
What the direction of matings can tell us of hybridisation mechanisms in ducks

Patrick-Jean Guay, Lucinda Monie, Randall W. Robinson and Wouter F. D. van Dongen


      
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