Vol 25 to 26, 2005-2009

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 25 to 26, 2005 to 2009



Volume 26 No 4 – June 30, 2009

  • Birds of the Wungong Dam catchment, Bedfordale, Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone and T. Kirby.
  • Additions to the Reptiles known from islands in the Houtman Abrolhos. By B. Maryan, C. Stevenson, D.J.Pearson, R.A. How and L.H. Schmitt.
  • Use of native cherry (Excarpos aphyllus) (Fam. Santalaceae) by birds in the Great Western Woodlands. By William E. Davis, Jr and Harry F. Recher.

Volume 26 No 3 – October 30, 2008

  • Obituary – Vincent Noel Serventy (1916-2007)
  • Feeding aggregations of bottlenose dolphins and seabirds in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. By H.C. Finn and M.C. Calver.
  • Do Wedge-tailed Shearwaters exhibit right footedness? By W.J. Bancroft.
  • Observations of habitat use and abundance of fish species over a 15 year period at Mettam’s Pool. By R.D. Phillips.
  • Mammal records from the Western Australian Naturalist. By J.M. Harris.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Pied Imperial Pigeon and Red-tailed Black Cockatoo commuting to the Coronation Islands, Kimberley, Western Australia. By Kevin Coate.
    • Migratory Little Friarbirds. By Kevin Coate.

Volume 26 No 2 – April 30, 2008

  • Birds of Naturalists Island, Kimberley, Western Australia. By K. Coate.
  • The Impact of fire upon the size and flowering of three Honey Possum food plants as the western end of the Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia. By A. Everaardt.
  • Biodiversity attributes of an isolated woodland fragment in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia. By S. Reynolds.
  • The Donnelly River catchment: an important refuge for all of south-western Australia’s endemic freshwater fishes and the Pouched Lamprey (Geotria australis). By D.L. Morgan and S.J. Beatty.
  • Birds in four remnant bushland isolates and a garden and their importance to large isolated reserves in Perth. By P.F. Berry and O.F. Berry.
  • A new subspecies of Loxocarya striata (Restionaceae) from the Whicher Range. By G. Keighery.
  • Obituary – Ann Goodale (1937-2007)
  • From Field and Study:
    • Southern Giant Petrel with a geolocator and colour band recovered on Rottnest Island. By Denis Saunders.

Volume 26 No 1 – January 31, 2008

  • Counts of Carnaby’s Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris) and records of flock composition at an overnight roosting site in metropolitan Perth. By P.F. Berry.
  • Stonemaker Fungus: A fire-responsive heavy-weight of the fungus kingdom. By K. Griffiths and N.L. Bougher.
  • A new species of Lomandra (Lomandraceae) from the Whicher Range, Western Australia. By G. Keighery.
  • Status of White-striped Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida australis, on Rottnest Island. By J. Dell.
  • Herpetofauna of four remnant bushland isolates in the City of Nedlands, Perth. By P.F. Berry and O.F. Berry.
  • Floristics of reserves and bushland areas of the Whicher Scarp 1: Flora and vegetation of Dardanup Forest Block. By G. Keighery, B. Keighery and N. Gibson.
  • Range extension of the Western Heath Dragon Rankinia adelaidensis and Gray’s legless lizard Delma grayii with notes on the distribution of southern Swan coastal plain reptiles. By R.A. Davis and J. Wilcox.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Use of an artificial next box by Galahs Cacatua roseicapilla. By Simon Cherriman

Volume 25 No 4 – February 28, 2007

  • The non-volant vertebrate fauna of the Burrup Peninsula, Western Australia. By P.G. Kendrick.
  • Observations of diurnal behaviour in the geeko Strophurus jeanae. By David Algaba.
  • The Hawaiian fungus Agaricus rotalis, in Australia. By Neale L. Bougher.
  • Rediscovery of Aprasia rostratus on the Montebello Islands, Western Australia. By Brad Maryan and Brian Bush.
  • Feral European Honey Bees: a major threat to cockatoos and other tree hollow users. By R.E. Johnstone and T. Kirby.
  • Lechenaultia divaricata (Goodeniaceae) from the Great Victoria Desert, a new species record for Western Australia. By Myles H.M. Menz and Belinda C. Barnett.
  • From Field and Study: Chestnut-rumped Thornbills robbing meat ants. By Michael Brooker
  • Unusual behaviours by White-fronted Chats and Black-faced Woodswallows. By Michael and Lesley Brooker
  • Perentie, Varanus giganteus, in Kalbarri National Park. By John Sullivan.
  • Status and pre-migrating aggregations of Tree Martins on Rottnest Island. By John Dell and Erin Harris

Volume 25 No 3 – December 30, 2006

  • Identification of the Desert Mouse, Pseudomys desertor and the Western Chestnut Mouse, Pseudomys nanus. By N.K. Cooper, R.J. Teale, P.G. Kendrick and C. Durrant .
  • The vegetation, flora and fauna of Saddle Island, near Walpole, Western Australia. By I. Abbott, R. Cranfield, P. Van Heurck and T. Middleton.
  • A recently observed increase in distribution of the Desert Mouse, Pseudomys desertor, in Western Australia. By N.K. Cooper, R.J. Teale, and P.G. Kendrick.
  • First Australia record of Black-capped Kingfisher (Haleyon pileata). By R.E. Johnstone and J.C. Darnell.
  • Obituary – Michael Southwell-Keely.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Rose-crowned Fruit-dove on Maret Island – a new location and food source. By Kevin Coate
    • Additional breeding information for Fairy Tern on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. By Kevin Coate
    • Extentsion of the known geographic range of the Princess Parrot: a record from Eucla, 1872. By Ian Abbott

Volume 25 No 2 – March 30, 2006

  • Probable local extinction of the Bush Rat. Rattus fuscipes on East Wallabi Island in the Houtman Island. By N.K. Cooper, R.A. How and A. Desmond.
  • Birds of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean. By D. Hopton.
  • Appraising vertebrate diversity of Bonapart Islands, Kimberley, Western Australia. By Ric Howe, Linc Schmitt, Roy Teale and Mark Cowan.
  • Floristics of the Shark Bay World Heritage site, Western Australia: Vegetation and flora of 34 small islands. By G.J. Keighery, J.J. Alford, M.E. Trudgen and W.R. Muir.
  • In Memoriam – Doris Isabel Johnson.

Volume 25 No 1 – December 30, 2005

  • A herpetofauna hotspot, the central west coast of Western Australia. By Brad Maryan
  • Systematics and biology of the southern Western Australian Centrolepidaceae. By Greg Keighery
  • Observations of cannibalism and prey records in the Dugite or Spotted Brown Snake (Pseudonaja affinis affinis). By Brad Maryan and Glen Gaikhorst
  • The status of bat roosts in caves in the south west of Western Australia, with a focus on Quininup Lake Cave. By Kyle N. Armstrong, Ric Brown and Peter Armstrong
  • From Field and Study:
    • James Drummond and the Black Kangaroo Paw [Macropidia fuliginosa]. By Rica Erickson
    • A record of a Blind Snake, Ramphotyphlops pinguis on the Swan Coastal Plain, Perth, Western Australia. By David Algaba
    • A range extension for Lerista lineopunctulata and a second record of Lerista lineata, near Yalgorup, Western Australia. By Robert A Davis and Michael J Bamford

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