Vol 19 & 20, 1987-1995

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 19 and 20, 1992 to 1995


Volume 20 No 4 – December 29, 1995

  • A Biological survey of Garden Island, Western Australia: 1. Birds and Reptiles. By M.G. Brooker, G.T. Smith, D.A. Saunders, J.A. Ingram, J. Leone and C.P.S. de Rebeira.
  • Patterns of genetic variation among island and mainland populations of native pellitory (Parietaria debilis, Urticacese). By D.J. Coates and V.L. Hamley.
  • Predation by feral cats upon lizards. By M.J. Bamford.
  • Bryophyte flora of Reserve 3694 in metropolitan Perth. By R.J. Cranfield and B. Best.
  • Diet of Varanus caudolineatus (Reptilia: Varanidae). By G.G. Thompson and D. King.
  • D.L. Serventy’s Gooseberry Hill plant list. By B.M.J. Hussey.
  • A Biological survey of Garden Island, Western Australia: 2. Terrestrial Mammals. By M.G. Brooker, G.T. Smith, J. Leone and J.A. Ingram.

Volume 20 No 3 – October 31, 1995

  • Grey Honeyeater breeding records and habitat in the Pilbara, Western Australia. By A.N. Start and P.J. Fuller.
  • Long-term monitoring of the bird fauna of the Porongurup Range, Western Australia. By I. Abbott.
  • Additions to the flora of the Recherche Archipelago. By G. Keighery.
  • A survey of the possums Trichosurus vulpecula and Pseudocheirus occidentalis and their habitats in forest at Ludlow, Western Australia. By B. Jones and S. Hilcox.
  • Additional records of the Gondwanan spider Austrarchaea from southwestern Australia. By B.Y. Main.
  • Pollen loads of vertebrates in heath vegetation during autumn at Eneabba. By G. Barrett.
  • An occurrence of the Variegated Fairy-wren, Malurus lamberti, at Maylands, Perth, W.A. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Seasonal occupation by the Coot, Fulica atra, of the Swan River at Maylands, W.A. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Observations of a Brown Falcon Falco berigora killing a dugite Pseudonaja affinis. By V.M. Saffer.

Volume 20 No 2 – September 30, 1995

  • The effects of rainfall on the abundance and species richness of small vertebrates in the Stirling Range National Park. By A. Rose.
  • A Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava at Lake McLarty. By J. Hunt and A. Strandring.
  • Notes on the climate of Perth, Western Australia. By J. Gentilli.
  • Observations of nectar feeding by Carnaby’s Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris. By P.R. Mawson.
  • Plant species of the Kings Park bushland. By E.M. Bennett.
  • From Field and Study
    • Great Egret feeding on birds. By J.C. and M.H. Darnell.
    • A blue-winged Pitta (Pitta moluccensis) in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone and N. Hamilton.

Volume 20 No 1 – July 31, 1995

  • Flora survey of the Morseby Range, August 1983. By R.J. Cranfield and C.M. Parker.
  • Discovery of the Lancelin Island Skink (Ctenotus lancelini) on the mainland. By B. Maryan and R. Browne-Cooper.
  • The birds of Banda Neira, Moluccas, Indonesia. By R.E. Johnstone and Sudaryanti.
  • Vertebrate fauna of an isolated bushland reserve (No18325) in inner Perth. By N.K. Cooper.
  • Salomonia ciliata (Polygalaceae), a new generic plant record from the Kimberley, Western Australia. By K.F. Kenneally.
  • Necrophilia in Tiliqua rugosa: a dead end in evolution? By R.D. Sharrad, D.R. King and P.T. Cairney.
  • The birds of a remnant of native vegetation on the eastern Swan coastal plain. By P.R. Mawson and M.C. Massam.
  • From Field and Study
    • A record of the Heath Rat, Pseudomys shortridgei and other fauna from Dragon Rocks Nature Reserve. By Leigh Whisson.
    • Observations on Honey Possums. By Judy and Andre Du Plessis.
    • Darter at Karonie in the Eastern Goldfields. By A. Chapman and G. Pronk.
    • Female Elephant Seal visits Eyre Bird Observatory. By Rita and George Watkins.
    • Grey Falcons on Nullarbor Plain. By Andrew Chapman.
    • Fork-tailed Swifts in Roleystone. By Mike Green.

Volume 19 No 4 – September 15, 1994

  • Rediscovery of the Presumed Extinct Triggerplant Stylidium merrallii (Stylidiacea) with an Amended Description of the Species and its Conservation Status. By K.F. Kenneally and A. Lowrie.
  • Identification of Pseudomys albocinereus, P. occidentalis, P. shortridgei, Rattus rattus and R. fuscipes using footpad Patterns. By N.K. Cooper.
  • The Birds of Adele Island, Western Australia, Including Notes on Recently Established Breeding Colonies of Red-footed Boobies (Sula sula) and Great Frigate Birds (Fregata minor). By K.H. Coate, L.A. Smith and L. Fontanini.
  • Diet of Regent Parrots (Polytelis anthopeplus) in the South-west of Western Australia. By J.L. Long and P.R. Mawson.
  • A Flowering Calendar for John Forrest National Park. By P.G. Armstrong and B.G. Muir.
  • Observations of Seabirds and Shorebirds in Nusa Tenggara (Lesser Sundas) and Moluccas, Indonesia. By R.E. Johnstone.
  • From Field and Study
    • Falsistrellus mackenziei at Jandakot. By D.J. Kosken and J.E. O’Shea.
    • A new bird record for Bernier Island, Shark Bay. By Keith Morris, Peter Speldewinde and Peter Orell.
    • Rainbow Lorikeets breeding in Eastern Goldfields. By Andrew Chapman and Sean Hazelden.
    • Dewfall in the desert. By B.M.J. Hussey.
    • Welcome Swallows Hirundo neoxena may have caused the first fatality attributed to birds in WA. By Peter Coyle.
    • Distribution and possible butterfly pollination of Parsonsia. By Allan H. Burbridge

Volume 19 No 3 – August 25, 1993

  • Diet and Reproductive Condition of Free-Ranging Varanus timorensis. By D. King.
  • Dimensions of the Perentie (Varanus giganteus) and Other Large Varanbids. By D. King and B. Green.
  • Floods in the Desert – Heavy Rains in the Dry Regions of Western Australia. By J. Gentilli.
  • Naturalised Plants on the Southern Slopes of the Western End of the Helena Valley, Western Australia. By B.M.J. Hussey.
  • From Cow Pat to Frying Pan: Australian Herring (Arripes georgianus) Feed on an Introduced Dung Beetle (Scarabaeidae). By P. Berry.
  • Acacia setulifera: A New Kimberley Record of a Rarely Collected Northern Australian Wattle. By B.R. Martin and A.S. Weston.
  • Selection of Woody Food by Termites (Isoptera) at the Harry Waring Marsupial Reserve near Jandakot, Western Australia. By M. Abensperg- Traun, R. Black and S. Bunn.
  • New Distribution Records for the Yellow Palmdart Cephrenes trichopepla and the Orange Palmdart Cephrenes augiades sperthias from Western Australia. By A. Williams.
  • A Bird List from the Maylands Peninsula, Suburban Perth, W.A. By R.H. Stranger.
  • From Field and Study
    • Inland Great-winged Petrel as a prey item of the Peregrine Falcon. By Martin Schulz and Krus Kristensen.
    • Notes on the nest of a Bearded Dragon Pogona minor. By Mr and Mrs B. Smith.
    • Rainbow Lorikeets feeding on the fruit of Allocasuarina obesa. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Notes on the Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Lonchura castaneothoras, at Maylands. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Red-capped Parrot feeding on leafminers. By O. Mueller.
    • A Southern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides) and a Blue Petrel (Halobaen a caerulea) found dead on Rottnest Island. By Peter Coyle.
    • Re-discovery of Tetraria australiensis C.B. Clarke (Cyperaceae). By G.J. Keighery.

Volume 19 No 2 – January 30, 1993

  • Identification of Pseudomys chapmani, P, hermannsburgensis, P. delicatulus and Mus musculus using footpad patterns. By N.K. Cooper.
  • Consett Davis: Scientist, Soldier, Kimberley Collector and Casualty of War. By Kevin F. Kenneally.
  • A Botanical Survey of Walcott Inlet, Kimberley, Western Australia. By Kevin F. Kenneally and Daphne Choules Edinger.
  • Mammals of The Munja-Walcott Inlet Area West Kimberley, Western Australia. By Andrew Chapman.
  • The Flora of a Remnant of Native Vegetation on The Eastern Swan Coastal Plain. By M.H. Robinson and P.R. Mawson.
  • Herpetofauna of an Urban area near Perth, Western Australia. By Brad Maryan.
  • From Field and Study
    • First Record of a Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone and T. Kirby.
    • Short-nosed Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus on Culeenup Island. By Melvyn J. Lintern and Suzie P.Roe.
    • First records of two reptiles Morelia spilota imbricata (Boidae) and Tiliqua occipitalis (Scincidae) from the vicinity of Eyre Bird Observatory, Western Australia. By Phillip Griffin and Tim Hunt.
    • First Record of a Gould’s Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera (Gould) in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.

Volume 19 No 1 – March 1, 1992

  • Observations of captive and wild Western Ringtail Possums. Pseudocheirus ocidentalis. By Mike Ellis and Barbara Jones
  • Notes on the distribution, ecology and taxonomy of the Peaceful Dove Geopelia striata in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
  • Plants collected by J.A.L. Preiss from Kings Park in 1839. By E.M. Bennett.
  • The combat ritual of two monitor lizards, Varanus caudolineatus and Varanus gouldii. By Graham G. Thompson, Philip C. Withers and Scott A. Thompson.
  • Probable spawning site of the Freshwater Cobbler Tandanus bostocki located in the Murray River Western Australia. By Michael John Hutchinson.
  • Long-billed Corellas have an uncertain status in the South-west of Western Australia. By Marion Massam and John Long.
  • A checklist of plants found growing in a native or naturalised state on Culeenup Island, Yunderup, Western Australia. By B.M.J. Hussey, D. Anderson and S. Loney.
  • Annotated list of the birds of Dorre Island. By P.G. Kale.
  • Flowering calendar for Reserve No. 3694 in metropolitan Perth. By R.J. Cranfield and C.M. Parker.
  • Birds benefit from professional fishing at Mandurah, W.A. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Notes on the status of the skink lizard Ctenotus lancelini, on Lancelin Island. By Robert Browne-Cooper and Brad Maryan.
  • From Field and Study
    • Seed dispersal in Templetonia sulcata. By Greg Barrett.
    • Notes on nesting chats. By N. Kolichis.
    • A Display in the Splendid Fairy-wren Marurus splendens. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Nesting of the Fairy Tern Sterna nereis at the Causeway. By R.H. Stranger
    • Crab and spider share a web. By Gary J. Morgan and Dorothy J. Brennan.
    • Bird notes from the saltmarsh near Sandfire Flat. By N. Kolichis.

earlier Volumes 17 and 18, 1987-1991

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