Vol 23 to 24, 1996-2004

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 21 to 24, 1996 to 2004

Volume 24 No 4 – April 30, 2005

  • Effect of fire in Torndirrup National Park, South Coast, Western Australia. By Vic Smith
  • A molecular genetic and morphological appraisal of a distinctive form of the Sand Inland Mouse, Pseudomys hermannsburgensis. By M. Adams and N.K. Cooper
  • Vertebrate Fauna of the Eastern Group, Archipelago of the Recherche, Western Australia. By L.A. Smith, R.E. Johnstone, and J.Dell.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Praying mantis praying on Vertebrates. By Steve Dale.
    • Observations of a Dibbler (Parantechinus apicalis) feeding on Banksia media. By Renee-Claire Hartley and Saul Cowen.
    • A record of the Flower-Pot Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus from a Perth suburb. By Glen Gaikhorst.
    • An overlooked record of the Mallefowl in the interior of Western Australia. By Ian Abbott.


Volume 24 No 3 – September 30 2004

  • Two new species of Stylidium, (Stylidiaceae) from the south-west of Western Australia. By Allen Lowrie and Kevin F. Kenneally.
  • Description of an immature male Kerguelen Pintail Anas eatoni collected at Mawson Station, Eastern Antarctica. By R. E. Johnstone and L. G. Irvine.
  • Sedgwick’s Kangaroo Paws re-identified. By G. F. Mees.
  • Reappraisal of the reptiles on the islands of the Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. By R. A. How, D. J. Pearson, A. Desmond and B. Maryan.
  • Bird usage of planted treebelts on farmland at Frankland, Western Australia. By Rita Watkins.
  • A breeding invasion by Red-Capped Robins following a wildfire at Gooseberry Hill. By Michael Brooker.
  • Malva dendromorpha / Malva australiana hybrid. By Elizabeth Rippey.
  • The coon bug Oxycarenus luctuosus and Malvaceae. By Elizabeth Rippey.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Another introduced fish species (Acentrogobius pflaumii Bleeker) for Western Australian waters. By Derek Mead-Hunter.

Volume 24 No 2 – December 30 2003

  • Lake Gladstone, an important Kimberley bird habitat: with notes on birds recorded during the W.A. Naturalists’ Club excursion on 12 July 2003. By John Dell.
  • Successful translocation of a mature female ridge-back Trapdoor Spider (Idiopidae; Idiosoma sigillatum(Cambridge)). By Robert I.T. Prince.
  • The biography behind the Birds (No 20 in the series). Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus mathewsi)Iredale, 1911. By Tess Kloot.
  • Mass deaths of sea turtles on the Montebello Islands, October 1953, following Operation Hurricane. By Peter G. Kendrick.
  • Eradication of Silver Pheasants Lophura nycthemera(L) from Porongurup National Park, Western Australia. By A.N. Start.
  • Body markings of the whale shark: vestigial or functional? By S.G. Wilson and R.A. Martin.
  • Ferals at Walga Rock. By B.M.J. Hussey.
  • Three recent records of Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) predation on Silver Gull chicks (Larus novaehollandiae) in Western Australia. By C.R. Lamont.
  • The Western Spiny-tailed Skink, Egernia stokesii badia: declining distribution in a habitat specialist. By R.A. How, J. Dell and D.J. Robinson.
  • From Field and Study:
    • An observation of Acritoscincus trilineatum in a Wedge-tailed Shearwater colony on Rottnest Island. By Wesley J. Bancroft.
    • Observations of Aprasia repens on Rottnest Island. By Wesley J. Bancroft. Buff-banded Rail breeding at Pelican Point. By Wesley J. Bancroft.
    • Predation of Loggerhead turtle hatchlings by the Boodie (Bettongia lesueur) on Dorre Island, Western Australia. By N.D. Thomas.

Volume 24 No 1 June 30 2003

  • The Flora and Avifauna of the proposed Carnarvon Range Conservation Park, Western Australia, including the nearby Blue Hill Pastoral Lease. Part 1: Background and Introduction. By Kevin H. Coate and Daphne Choules Edinger.
  • Part 2: Vegetation By Daphne Choules Edinger.
  • Part 3: Annotated Bird Species List By Kevin H Coate.
  • Plant regeneration following fire in Bungendore Park, Bedfordale, Western Australia. By Geoffrey Lewis.
  • Reproductive observations of a Thorny Devil, Moloch horridus, in a natural semi-arid environment. By Scott A. Thompson.
  • A failed breeding attempt by Banded Stilt in the Eastern Goldfields area of Western Australia. By K.H. Coate and R.E. Johnstone.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Red-necked Phaloropes regularly appearing on Rottnest. By Peter Coyle.
    • Competition between a Rainbow Lorikeet and a Twenty-eight Parrot for a nesting hollow. By A.N. Larcombe.

Volume 23 No 4 November 30, 2002

  • Community involvement in the assessment of the health of selected remnants in south-western Australia. By V M Saffer.
    • Part I: General introduction.
    • Part II: Volunteer surveys as a reliable indicator of species richness and abundance
    • Part III: Assessing ecosystem health in selected remnants using data collected by volunteers.
    • Part IV: A new method for remnant vegetation evaluation, health assessment and indicators for restoration.
  • Seed-banks in two remnant reserves of contrasting location, ecology and management history in south-western Australia. By V M Saffer, S. Wild and S D.Hopper. Index to Volume 23

Volume 23 No 3 January 31, 2002

  • Status of the Woma, Aspidites ramsayi, in south-west Western Australia. By Brad Maryan.
  • Colonisation by ants of a planted bush garden plot in Perth, Western Australia. By James Kain, Brian E Heterick and Jonathan D Majer.
  • Reproduction and egg incubation in the Western Bearded Dragon, Pogona minor. By Peter S Harlow, David J Pearson and Magnus Peterson.
  • The occurrence of Tetragonia decumbens and Trachyandra divaricata in southern Australia. By Petrus C Heyligers.
  • Herpetofauna survey of Maralla Road bushland. By Brad Maryan, Robert Browne-Cooper and Brian Bush.
  • Sea turtle records Barrow Island, Western Australia. By Kellie Pendoley. Little Crows Corvus bennetti on the coastal plain of south-western Australia. By Ian Rowley.
  • Notes on the eggs and burrows of two species of dragon lizards (Lophognathus longirostris and Lophognathus gilberti). By L A Smith.
  • An observation of nest burrow theft in the dragon lizard Gemmatophora longirostris. By Lindley McKay and Rohan H Clarke.
  • From Field And Study:
    • Little Corellas feeding on Pinus pinaster. By Kevin F. Kenneally.
    • Carnaby’s Cockatoos feeding on Liquidamber. By Kevin F. Kenneally.
    • Additional notes on the birds of Edithana Pool, Lyons River. By Stephen J. Reynolds.
    • Clutch of Varanus caudolineatus (Varanidae). By G G Thompson and S.A. Thompson.
    • Observations on green loopers (Chrysodeixix argentifera and C.eriosema) feeding on lavender. By Kevin Kenneally, Jean Paton and Marianne Lewis.
  • Obituary: Dr Joseph (Giuseppe) Gentilli. By John Dell

Volume 23 No 2 September 26 2001

  • Birds, Mammals and Flora of Gooseberry Hill: General Introduction. By Michael Brooker
  • Birds of Gooseberry Hill. By Michael Brooker.
  • Mammals of Gooseberry Hill. By Michael Brooker.
  • Plants of Gooseberry Hill. By Michael Brooker and Penny Hussey.

Volume 23 No 1 April 19 2001

  • Historic record of Australian Pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, breeding in southwest Western Australia. By I Abbott.
  • Birds of Kinston Rest north-east Kimberley, Western Australia. By K H Coate, R E Johnstone and G A Lodge.
  • The development of nature-based tourism in Western Australia. By K H Coate.
  • An unusual pelage colour of the common Sheath-Tailed Bat, Taphozous georgianus, from the Pilbara of Western Australia. By K.N. Armstrong and S.D. Anstee.

earlier Volumes 21 to 22, 1996-2000

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