Partial migration in Australian landbirds: a review

@article{Chan2001PartialMI,
  title={Partial migration in Australian landbirds: a review},
  author={Ken Wei Chan},
  journal={Emu - Austral Ornithology},
  year={2001},
  volume={101},
  pages={281 - 292}
}
  • K. Chan
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Emu - Austral Ornithology
Abstract Partial migration is a phenomenon in which some individuals of a species are migrants while others are residents. This paper employs the most current information available to provide an overview of the Australian landbird migration system and the occurrence of partial migration. An extensive review of the literature showed that migration occurs in almost 40% of landbird species breeding in Australia, with a large proportion of these containing both migrant and resident populations… 

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