Browsing Natural Sciences Conference Papers by Subject "birds"
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(2018-07)Male-biased sexual selection is considered a main evolutionary driver of the sexual dimorphism frequently observed in species exhibiting polygyny or female-only parental care. Correspondingly, it is hypothesized that ...
The effectiveness of a commercially available bird repellent on house sparrows (Passer domesticus) (2016-07)Aim: Identify a robust method for assessing the efficacy of an odour repellent to the sparrow in aviary studies Use this method in field studies to isolate the effects of the repellent on sparrow behaviour
Native and Invasive : the changing fate of the spur-winged plover (Vanellus miles novaehollandiae) in New Zealand. (2014-11)Study Aims: • Describe the pattern of spread across New Zealand • Identify possible factors associated with the spread • Relate this to the spread of invasive species Abstract from 2014 conference programme: "The ...
(2014)Biology: (Vanellus miles novaehollandia) Morphology, reproduction, habitat, sub-species differences. range, distribution, arrival in NZ. Protection status prior to 2010, impacts in NZ. Study aims: • Describe the pattern ...