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Eagles as indicators of ecosystem health: Is the distribution of Martial Eagle nests in the Karoo, South Africa, influenced by variations in land-use and rangeland quality?
Abstract We examined the relationship between the distribution of Martial Eagles Polemaetus bellicosus (and other large eagle species) breeding on electricity transmission pylons in the central andExpand
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SEASONAL MIGRATION OF TERRESTRIAL BIRDS ALONG THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN COASTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Summary Berruti, A., Harrison, J.A. & Navarro, R.A. 1994. Seasonal migration of terrestrial birds along the southern and eastern coasts of southern Africa. Ostrich 65: 54–65. Several species of ter...
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Shell morphometry of seven limpet species from coastal shell middens in southern Africa
Measurements of shell parts and features (elements) of marine limpets can be used to derive morphometric equations for estimating total shell lengths. This is demonstrated for seven limpet speciesExpand
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The Riddle of the Sands: Why are Shorebird Densities so High in Southern Estuaries?
Population data for migratory waders (Aves: Charadrii) during the middle of the nonbreeding season at 31 coastal wetlands in the western Palearctic and Ethiopian regions were analyzed to examine theExpand
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Opportunistic Subsistence Strategies among Late Holocene Coastal Hunter-Gatherers, Elands Bay, South Africa
ABSTRACT Hunting and gathering was practiced for many hundreds of thousands of years in South Africa's Western Cape region, until ceramics and a stock-keeping economy first appeared c. 2,000 yearsExpand
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BODY COMPOSITION, FAT RESERVES, AND FASTING CAPABILITY OF CAPE GANNET CHICKS
AnsTRAcr.-Age-related changes in lipid, water, and non-lipid content and energy density of four major body parts (integument, viscera, leg and pectoral muscles, and carcass) of Cape Gannet chicks,Expand
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Estimated food consumption by penguins at the Prince Edward Islands
The consumption of food by the four species of breeding penguins at the Prince Edward Islands is assessed on an annual and seasonal basis. Total annual food consumption was estimated at 880 000 t, ofExpand
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Intertidal and subtidal macroinfauna in the Queule River Estuary, South of Chile
An intertidal and subtidal survey of the soft bottom macroinfauna was conducted in the Queule River Estuary (South of Chile) during January 1981. Samples of 0.0225 m2 were taken from two transects,Expand
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Foraging behaviour of Cape gannets as an indicator of colony health status.
From 2003 to 2007, a total of 646 breeding Cape gannets Morus capensis were equip- ped with GPS-loggers at 2 colonies to obtain insight into how the foraging behaviour of gannets varied betweenExpand
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OdonataMAP: progress report on the atlas of the dragonflies and damselflies of Africa,2010–2016
The Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) are superb indicators of the quality of fresh water. All communities rely on water, and especially in rural areas water is used directly from rivers. TheExpand
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