Vol 11 & 12, 1968-1974

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 11 & 12, 1968 to 1974


Volume 12 No 8 May 27, 1974

  • The Decline of the Dalgite (Macrotis lagotis) and Other Wild Life in the Avon Valley. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
  • Observations on the Wanderer Butterfly in Western Australia. By B. Dell.
  • Three Stone Implements from Toodyay. By K. Akerman.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Sighting of Wedge-tailed Eagles at Guildford. By Peter McMillan.
    • The Satin Flycatcher – A new record for Western Australia. By M.G. Brooker.
    • Distraction Display of Peltohyas By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Territorial Confrontation between Two Species of Whistlers (Pachycephala). By Rica Erickson.
    • Fish Attacks Man. By J.B. Hutchins.
  • Index

Volume 12 No 7 December 6, 1973

  • Seed Dormancy in Some Western Australian Plants. By D.H. Perry.
  • A New Introduced Land Snail for Western Australia. By G.W. Kendrick and Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • Birds of the Benger Swamp. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • Some Observations on the Stem Hemiparasite, or Mistletoe, Amyema miquelii (Loranthaceae), in South-Western Australia. By K.F. Kenneally.
  • Fire and Fauna in the Northern Jarrah Forest of Western Australia. By W. Schmidt and M. Mason.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Recovery of a Red-tipped Pardalote at Sea. By Perry De Rebeira.
    • Australian Pratincole at Pelican Point, Swan River Estuary. By J.A.K. Lane.
    • The Wanderer Butterfly at Kelmscott, W.A. By L.E. Koch.
    • Plant Distribution on Penguin Island. By L.E. Sedgwick.
    • Extension of Range of some Kimberley Birds. By W.H. Butler.
    • Silver Gulls using a Thermal. By Perry De Rebeira.
    • An Occurrence of the Planktonic Blue-Green Alga, Oscillatoria erythraea, at Cottesloe. By K.F. Kenneally.
    • Husking Seeds by Cockatoos. By Arthur G. Mathews.
    • A Third Specimen of the Pectoral Sandpiper. By Tom Spence.

Volume 12 No 6 April 6, 1973

  • Some Aboriginal Stone Arrangements, Secure Bay Region, Kimberley Division, Western Australia. By J. Sofoulis.
  • Some notes on the Decline and subsequent Recovery pf Mammal Populations in the South-West. By D.H. Perry.
  • Birds of the Harvey District. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • Two Aboriginal Charms incorporating Fossil Giant Marsupial Teeth. By K. Akerman.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Yellow-billed Spoonbill near Busselton. By Noela Marr.
    • Quokka on the Albany Highway. By Dawn Crabb.
    • Black-throated Butcher-bird at Woodmans Point. By A.G. Mathews.
    • Another Record of the Antarctic Fulmar from the South Coast. By Gilbert Pfitzner.
    • A Western Silvereye with a Deformed Bill. By Perry De Rebeira.
    • Masked Wood-Swallow in the Perth Area. By D.L. Serventy.

Volume 12 No 5 February 20, 1973

  • Place Names of the North-West. By C.G. von Brandenstein.
  • Further Evidence of the Manufacture and Use of Ground-edged Axes in South Western Australia. By K. Akerman.
  • Molluscs from Archaeological Excavations at Miriwun Rock Shelter, Ord River Valley, Western Australia. By G.W. Kendrick.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Remains of Great-winged Petrel found in a Wedge-tailed Eagle’s Nest near Corrigin. By J.A. Estbergs.
    • An Autumn Record of the Pallid Cuckoo in the Perth Area. By John Dell.
    • Singing Honeyeater Feeding like Bee-eater. By J. and A.Y. Pepper.
    • Garden Snail, Helix aspersa, at Gibb Rock, via Narembeen. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Copulatory Behaviour of the Pink-eared Duck. By David and Mark Hutchison.
    • Wanderer Butterfly Sightings in Western Australia (September 1971 to May 1972). By L.E. Koch.
    • Sightings of the Aquatic Fern, Salvinia auriculata, in the Canning River. By N. Sammy.
    • Frequency of Leg Damage in Gulls. By F. Montgomery Saunders, E.H. Sedgwick and L.E. Sedgwick.
    • The Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus) in Perth, Western Australia. By G.M. Storr.
    • On Egg Deposition by Cuckoos. By Gordon R. Beruldsen.
    • Excursions: Penguin Island, Safety Bay.

Volume 12 No 4 August 17,1972

  • Tropical Seeds and Fruits Washed up on the South-West Coast of Western Australia. By K.F. Kenneally.
  • A Red Tide of Trichodesmium in Coastal Waters of Western Australia. By G.G. Smith.
  • Tameness in Birds. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • Domestic Cats and Dogs – a Danger to the Australian Fauna. By M. Archer.
  • New Record of Mueller’s Snake, Rhinoplocephalus bicolor. By P. Christensen.
  • Aperiodic Starting Rains in Tropical Western Australia. By J. Gentilli.
  • Some Aboriginal Food Plants of the Ashburton District, Western Australia. By Marjorie P. Scott.
  • From Field and Study:
    • New Locality Record for the Western Shrike-Tit, Falcunculus frontatus. By P. Christensen.
    • Crested Penguin near Augusta. By M.C. Ellis.
    • An Occurrence of a Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares, in the Swan River. By R.J. McKay.

Volume 12 No 3 February 14,1972

  • Notes on the Vegetation of the Upper Gingin Brook, Western Australia. By A.S. George.
  • The Stick-Nest Rat, Leporillus conditor, in the Gibson Desert. By Stan Gratte.
  • Some Notes on the Termites (Isoptera) of Burrow Island and a Check List of Species. By D.H. Perry.
  • Observations on the Heavy Fruiting of Quandong Trees during the Drought Year of 1969. By Mrs M.B. Mills.
  • Birds seen at Pelican Point, 1966-1968. By R. Job.
  • Notes on the Fauna of Yunderup in Earlier Days. By B. Hutchison.
  • Some Observations on a Honey Possum (Tarsipes spenserae) in Captivity. By Heather M. Vose.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A Note on the Feeding Habits of a large Deep Water Volutid Gastropod Cottonia nodiplicata. By L.M Marsh.
    • Predation of Blowfish by Flathead and Flounder. By D.E. Hutchison.
    • Re-identification of Mouse from Dryandra. By A. Baynes.
    • Young Mountain Duck Leaving an Elevated Nest. By (Mrs) R.A. Metcalf.
    • Egg Deposition by Golden Bronze Cuckoo in a Yellow-tailed Thornbill’s Nest. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • An Early Breeding Record of the Black-faced Cormorant, Phalacrocorax fuscescens. By Tony E. Bush.
    • Excursion: Upper Gingin Brook.
  • Correction
  • The Rediscovery of Helix georgiana Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) at Pemberton and the Discovery of a related species in the Stirling Range, Western Australia. By George W. Kendrick, Eric H. Sedgwick and Brian J. Smith, W. Aust. Nat., 12 (1), May 28, 1971

Volume 12 No 2 September 21,1971

  • The Wanderer Butterfly in Western Australia. By L.E. Koch.
  • Pressure on the Waterfront with Special Reference to the Mandurah-Murray Region. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
  • Notes on Drinking Habits of Birds. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • Notes on the Biology of Amphibolurus cristatus and Amphibolurus scutulatus. By E.R. Pianka.
  • Field Notes on Birds by Thomas Carter. Communicated by G.P. Whitley.
  • The Identity of Nirmus bracteatus Nitzsch (Mallophaga: Insecta). By T. Clay.
  • Observations of a Young Naturalist in the Lower Blackwood Valley in the Year 1919. By D.H. Perry.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Long-necked Tortoises in the City of Perth. By David Hutchison.
    • Freckled Duck at Yanchep. By Peter Congreve.
    • Occurrence of Bathurst Burr in Virgin Country. By (Mrs) M.B. Mills.
    • First Record of the Garganey in Western Australia. By Peter Congreve.

Volume 12 No 1 May 28,1971

  • Movements of Pardalotus substriatus, Red-tipped Pardalote, in Western Australia. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • The Rediscovery of Helix georgiana Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) at Pemberton and the Discovery of a related species in the Stirling Range, Western Australia. By George W. Kendrick, Eric H. Sedgwick and Brian J. Smith.
  • Possible Nest of Night Parrot in the Pilbara, W.A. By N.L. Ives.
  • An Exploratory Investigation of the Growth Rings of Callitris preissii Trees from Garden Island and Naval Base. By G.I. Pearman.
  • A Note on Aboriginal Artifacts from the South Bullsbrook Area. By K. Akerman.
  • Some Additions to the Angiosperm Flora of Lakeside Station, Cue, Western Australia. By Kevin F. Kenneally.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Emus near Perth. By Brian Hutchison.
    • Cockatiels near Perth. By Brian Hutchison.
    • Hovering in the Brown Honeyeater. By Brian Hutchison.
    • Australian Pratincoles in Southern Western Australia. By M.G. Brooker.
    • Yellow Figbird in Western Australia. By W.H. Butler.
    • Notes on the Tawny Frogmouth. By John Dell.
    • Irruption of White-winged Black Terns, 1970. By Brian Hutchison.
    • Records of the Spotted Bower-bird in the Murchison District. By David Hutchison.
    • Possible Sighting of European Curlew at Point Peron. By Brian Hutchison.
    • Association between the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo and Pandanus. By Shane A. Parker.
    • Further Observations on the Red-tailed Tropic-bird at Sugarloaf Rock, Cape Naturaliste. By M.K. Tarburton.

Volume 11 No 8 February 27,1970:

  • The Plants Seen and Collected in North-Western Australia by William Dampier. By A.S. George.
  • In the Footsteps of James Drummond with Charles Austin Gardner. By D.H. Perry
  • Notes on the Biology of Varanus tristis. By E.R. Pianka.
  • Trial Excavation in a Small Cave. By (Mrs) R. Roe.
  • Avian Bathing Behaviours. By D.D. Dow.
  • Breeding of a Little Eagle in the Darling Range. By J. Dell.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Fossil Macropod Tooth from Gingin. By M.A. Tyrer.
    • White Ibis and Glossy Ibis in South-Western Australia. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
    • Pelicans Feeding on Cobbler Heads. By D.H. Perry.
    • Call-notes of Bronze Cuckoos, Chrysococcyx lucidus and basalis. By John Dell.
    • Catching Pygmy Possums. By A. Baynes.
    • Inland and South-eastern Occurrences of the Spotted Scrub-Wren. By Julian Ford.
    • Notes on the Quenda Isoodon obesulus. By John Dell.
    • A Diurnal Movement of White-faced Heron, Ardea novae-hollandiae. By E.H. Sedgwick.
  • Index.

Volume 11 No 7 August 7,1970:

  • A Summary of the Vertebrate Fauna of Barrow Island, W.A. By W.H. Butler.
  • Excursions: Yunderup Delta Islands.
  • Obituary: C.A. Gardner.

Volume 11 No 6 April 22, 1970:

  • Observations on the Bull-Dog Ant, Myrmecia vindex. By A.M. Douglas and L.N. McKenna.
  • Murray Cod, Maccullochella macquariensis, in Western Australia. By N.M. Morrissy.
  • A New Species of Myrsidea (Mallophaga:Insecta). By T. Clay.
  • A New Subspecies of the Horseshoe Bat, Hipposideros diadema, from the Northern Territory, Australia. By J.L. McKean.
  • Aprasia smithi a New Worm-Lizard (Pygopodidae) from Western Australia. By G.M. Storr.
  • Notes on the Biology of Varanus gouldi flavirufus. By E.R. Pianka.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Rock Parrots Feeding on Olearia axillaris. By Peter McMillan.
    • Bridled Tern Perching on Buoys. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Aerial Bathing by White-backed Swallows. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Grey Butcher-bird Feeding on Macrozamia Fruit. By M.J. and R.H. Stranger.
    • First Recorded Sighting of the Major Mitchell Cockatoo in the Metropolitan Area. By Peter McMillan.
    • A Record of an Invertebrate Preying on a Vertebrate. By W.H. Butler.
    • A Plumage Variation in the Singing Honeyeater. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Egg-laying and Hatching in the Weevil, Catasarcus asphaltinus Thompson 1968. By L.E. Koch and Elizabeth A. Jeffreys.

Volume 11 No 5 January 30, 1970:

  • Feeding of the Silver Gull, Larus novae-hollandiae, on the Blowfish, Spheroides pleurogramma. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Two New Fossil Finds Representing the Large Extinct Diprotodontid Marsupial Zygomaturus. By D. Merrilees.
  • Notes on Varanus brevicauda. By E.R. Pianka.
  • Distribution and Variation of the Southern Emu-Wren in Western Australia. By J. Ford.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Predation of the Scorpion, Urodacus hoplurus, by the Lizard, Varanus gouldi. By L.E. Koch.
    • Little Crow at Northam. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • A Nest of the Long-necked Tortoise, Chelodina oblonga. By Beverley Russ.
    • Bird Life at Nangeenan. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Dinassovica jourdani at North Green Head. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Brush Bronzewing (Phaps elegans) in the South-West. By Eric H. Sedgwick.

Volume 11 No 4 September 15, 1969:

  • Causuarina pinaster, the Western Australian Compass Bush. By J.S. Beard.
  • Notes on the Biology of Varanus caudolineatus and Varanus gilleni. By E.R. Pianka.
  • Oedura reticulata, a New Velvet Gecko from South-West Western Australia. By H.R. Bustard.
  • A Newly Discovered Bone-bearing Deposit in Labyrinth Cave, near Augusta, Western Australia. By D. Merrilees.
  • Remains of Sarcophilus the “Tasmanian” Devil (Marsupialia, Dasyuridae) from Coastal Dunes South of Scott River, Western Australia. By W.H. Butler.
  • Possible Aboriginal Site near Dongara. By M. de Graff.
  • A Bird List from the Dryandra Forest. By R. Job.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Call of the Kelp Gull. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • The Butterflies of Koolan Island, Western Australia. By L.Koch and F.C. Van Ingen.
    • White-plumed Honeyeaters near Perth. By (Rev.) Arthur R. Wilbrey.
    • Little Egret at Mandurah. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Mimicry in the Redthroat. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Little Crow, Corvus bennetti, at Harvey. By Eric H Sedgwick.
    • Spread of Introduced Snails. By Eric H. Sedgwick.

Volume 11 No 3 March 17, 1969:

  • Some Records of Breeding after Late Rains in the Hamersley Region. By C.J.O. Harrison and P.R. Colston.
  • White-headed Stilt Nesting near Perth. By B. Hutchinson.
  • Notes on the Feeding Habits of Some Western Australian Birds. By C.F. Jenkins.
  • Sphagnum subsecundum in Western Australia. By G.G. Smith.
  • The Ghost Crabs (Ocypode) of Dirk Hartog Island. By B.M. Allender.
  • Birds and Kangaroo Paws. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Emu-Wrens and the Forest Zone in South-Western Australia. By C.J.O. Harrison.
    • An Out-of-Season Record of the White-winged Triller. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • The Flowering of Xanthorrhoea preissii. By David Hutchison.
    • Green-winged and Flock Pigeons in the Kimberley Division. By G.M. Storr.
    • Gull-billed and Marsh Terns nesting at Lake Nabberau. By Julian Ford.
    • A Partial Albino Scarlet Robin, Petroica multicolor. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Abnormally Plumaged Singing Honeyeater. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • Indian Doves Seen Feeding on Beach at Mandurah. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Black-breasted Buzzard in the Jarrah Belt. By Roger Smith.
    • A Nesting Record of the Painted Finch, Zonaeginthus pictus on Mount Hale, Murchison District. By S.J.J.F. Davies and M.W.R. Beck.
    • Records of Beach-drifted Sea-birds, April 1968. By L.J.F. McHugh.

Volume 11 No 2 – November 29, 1968:

  • Aboriginal Rock Engravings at Boom Boom Spring, Waldburg Range. By Rev. D.L. McCaskill.
  • Notes on the Biology of Varanus eremius. By Eric R. Pianka.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Nesting of the Red-tailed Tropic-bird at Sugarloaf Rock, near Cape Naturaliste. By M.K. Tarbotton.
    • Some Records of Palaearctic Waders in Western Australia. By P.R. Colston and C.J.O. Harrison.
    • White Ibis near Perth. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
    • An Early Record of the Crested Bellbird from the Swan River District. By Julian Ford.
    • Flight Speed of Common Bronzewing. By H.B. Shugg.
  • Obituary: W.H. Loaring.

Volume 11 No 1 October 4, 1968:

  • The Squirrels of South Perth. By L.E. Sedgwick
  • A Study of Homing Performance in the Senegal Dove by R.H. Stranger
  • Excursion: Hartfield Park, Forrestfield
  • From Field and Study:
    • Occurrence of Numbat near Jarrahdale. By Don Reid.
    • Remains of Pig-footed Bandicoot in Nullarbor Caves. By D. Merrilees.
    • Pollination of Kangaroo Paws. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
    • Gums used by Aborigines. By Stan Gratte.
    • The South-eastern Range Limits of the Western Silvereye. By Julian Ford.
    • Bird Observations from Dirk Hartog Island. By L.E. Sedgwick.
    • Distribution of the Masked Owl in Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
  • Obituary: C.G. Hamilton, M.B.E.

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