Vol 13 & 14, 1974-1980

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 13 & 14, 1974 to 1980


Volume 14 No 8 August 22, 1980

  • A Gascoyne Bird list. By Max Howard.
  • Seasonal variations in the abundance and food preferences of honeyeaters (Meliphagidae) at Wongamine, Western Australia. By Brian G. Collins.
  • Notes on the Biology, Distribution and conservation of Dryandra arborea (Photeaceae). By G.J. Keighery.
  • The Effects of Wildfire on Arthropod populations in Jarrah – Banksia Woodland. By R.J. Whelan, W. Langedyk and A.S. Pashby.
  • A Bird Census of Garden Island, W.A. By S.J.J.F. Davies.
  • The Flora and Fauna of Coffin Island. By G.T. Smith and N. Kolichis.
  • Notes on the Biology and Distribution of Two Species of Diadoxus (Coleoptera : Buprestidae) in Western Australia. By M. Peterson and T.J. Hawkeswood.
  • An Early Pleistocene Macropod from Jandakot, Western Australia. By Jane Balme.
  • The Potoroo Truffle (Potoromyces loculatus). By Roger N. Hilton.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A spider feeding on a jewel beetle. By T.J. Hawkeswood.
    • Musk Lorikeets at Troy Park, Swan River. By Philip Griffin.
    • Record of the arachnid order Schozomida in Western Australia. By Barbara York Main.
    • The Red-necked Phalarope – new migrant for the south-west of Western Australia. By G.T. Smith and D.A. Saunders.
    • A Note on the Diet of the Cape Barren Goose. By R.W. Boden.
    • Jewel beetles as pollinators of Melaleuca pauperiflora F. Meull between Eucla (W.A.) and Koonalda (S.A.). By T.J. Hawkeswood.
    • An observation of predatory behaviour by a pygopodid lizard on a scorpion. By G.A. Philipp.
    • Additions to the Herpetofauna of the Shark Bay Region, Western Australia. By G.M. Storr and G. Harold.
    • A note on artificial nesting sites. By Otto Mueller.
    • Notes on the breeding of Sacred Kingfishers. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • Crested Hawks at Mitchell Plateau. By J.A. Smith.
  • Obituary: A.G. Mathews, 1907-1978.
  • Index

Volume 14 No 7 February 29, 1980

  • Rushes, Sedges and Reeds. By G.G. Smith.
  • Notes on the Tuart Tree (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) in the Perth Area. By J.E.D. Fox and S.J. Curry.
  • Pollen Loads on Honeyeaters in a Grevillea rogersoniana thicket south of Shark Bay. By S.D. Hopper.
  • The Avifauna of Garden Island, Cockburn Sound. By Ian Abbott.
  • Blue-Green Algae in Nectar of Banksia aff. Sphaerocarpa. By Bryon Lamont.
  • Long Range Sightings of Bush Fires as a Possible Incentive for Pleistocene Voyages to Greater Australia. By C.E. Dortch and B.G. Muir.
  • From Field and Study:
    • An adult food plant of Ethoin breve (coleoptera: Buprestidae). By T.J. Hawkeswood.
    • Further notes on Mistletoes from the Murchison Area, W.A. By T.J. Hawkeswood.
    • Cattle Egrets on Herdsman Lake. By T.G.D. Shannon.
    • Additional record of the White-backed Swallow south of the Swan River. By Allan Burbidge.
    • White-backed Swallow in the South-West. By John Dell.
    • The first record of the Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis from Australia. By John L. McKean.
    • A record of Orthertrum caledonicum feeding on another dragonfly. By M. Peterson and T.J. Hawkeswood.
    • An unusual occurrence of Eucalyptus leptophylla and Eucalyptus sargentii at Beermullah, north west of Gingin. By Mrs R. Roe.
    • The western subspecies of the Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae grisea (Vieillot). By G.M. Storr.
    • Sea lions breeding on North Fisherman Island, Western Australia. By John K. King.
  • Corrections – From Field Study: Breeding behaviours in the atherine fish Craterocephalus. By W.H. Butler W. Aust. Nat. 14 (6), August 17, 1979.

Volume 14 No 6 August 17, 1979

  • A Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii at Eyre: A new species for Western Australia. By P.J. Curry.
  • The distribution of Theba pisana on Rottnest Island. M.S Johnson and R Black.
  • Another discovery of Zygomaturus from the Murchison River, Western Australia. By Jane Balme
  • Waterfowl utilisation of Lake Claremont during 1977. By K.D. Morris and B. Knott.
  • Observations on Bird-Plant Interactions in the Stirling Range. By G.J. Keighery.
  • Ants protecting Banksia flowers from destructive insects? By J.K. Scott.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Insect Pollination of Suaeda australis. By G.J. Keighery
    • Bird Records from the Salt Lake, Culeenup Island, Yunderup. By Ray Oldham
    • Pollination of Nematolepsis (Rutaceae). By G.J. Keighery
    • Dollar-bird (Eurystomus orientalis) at Karratha. By R.E.S Sokolowski
    • Little Corellas feeding on immature seed of Acacia trachycarpa.By K.F. Kenneally
    • Second Australian specimen of Pintail Snipe (Gallinago stenura). By G.M. Storr and R.E. Johnstone
    • Further southward spread of White-backed Swallow on Swan Coastal Plain. By Peter Curry
    • Aggression display by White-naped Honeyeaters. By K Griffiths.
    • Breeding behaviour in the atherine fish Craterocephalus. By W.H. Butler
    • A sighting of the Brown Booby outside its recognised range. By S.A. Halse.
    • A further Mangrove Kingfisher record from Western Australia. By N.L. McKenzie and J.K. Rolfe.
    • Observations on the nest of the Singing Bushlark. By J.A Smith.
    • Some mistletoes and hosts from the Murchison and Wooramel Rivers, WA. By T.J. Hawkeswood
    • Sperm storage in Moloch horridus. By G.A. Philipp
    • Breeding records of the Grey Honeyeater in the Upper Lyons River district. By Peter Menkhorst.
    • Observations on the nest and young of the Pheasant Coucal. By K.F. Kenneally. K.C. Pirkopf and J.A. Smith.
  • Obituary: John Trott (1903-1978)

Volume 14 No 5 March 30, 1979

  • Long-toed Stints, Sanderling and other Waders at Lake Violet, Central W.A. in Midsummer 1977-78. By Peter J. Curry.
  • A Ruff, Philomachus pugnax, at Bibra Lake, June 1978. By Peter J. Curry.
  • An Unusual Method of Soil Disposal during Burrow Excavation by the Trapdoor Spider Anidiops viollosus. By Barbara York Main.
  • The Occurrence of Breeding Roseate Tern, Sterna dougalli, at Lancelin Island. By J.N. Dunlop.
  • A Note on Polyporus tumulosus Cooke & Masse (Fungi). By D.A. Reid and N. Brittan.
  • Some Observations on the Behaviour of the Red-and-Black Spider, Nicodamus bicolor (Theriidae). By Robert S. Browne.
  • A New Record of Aspienium obtusatum Forst. F. var. Obtusatum in Western Australia. By G.G. Smith.
  • Pollen Loads on New Holland Honeyeaters at Qualup, Western Australia. By Allan H. Burbidge, Stephen D. Hopper and David J. Coates.
  • Observations on Wind-blown Superphosphate in Native Vegetation. By D.G. Muir.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Nesting of Spotted Harrier near Northam. By A.L. Milhinch and C.M. Richter.
    • Southward Spread of White-backed Swallow on Swan Coastal Plain. By N. Kolichis.
    • First Record of Leach’s Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa, in Western Australia. By Lola Broadhurst.
    • The Nest of the Western Bower-bird (Chlamydera guttata). By N. Kolichis.
    • A Sighting of the Streaked Fantail-Warbler Cisticola juncidis in Western Australia. By F.C. Pye.
    • Omnivorous Tammars? By J.A. Borthwick, R.A. Langworthy and John Turner.
    • Three more Records of the Kerguelen Diving-Petrel in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
    • First Record of the Taipan for Western Australia. By W.H. Butler.
    • Second Record of European Common Tern (Sterna hirundo hirundo) from Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
    • Breeding Seabirds on Carnac Island, Western Australia. By S.G. Lane.
    • A Disjunct Occurrence of Pilostyles on Two New Host Genera. By K.F. Kenneally and K.C. Pirkopf.
  • Corrections
    • Co-operative breeding by Red-winged Wrens (Malurus elegans). By Greame Chapman and Ian Rowley. W. Aust. Nat., 14 (3), May 30, 1978.
    • A Population of the Barrow Island Avifauna. By Eric H. Sedgwick.W. Aust. Nat, 14 (4), November 30, 1978.

Volume 14 No 4 November 30, 1978

  • A Population of the Barrow Island Avifauna. By Eric H. Sedgwick.

Volume 14 No 3 May 30, 1978

  • A Record of the Slender-leaved White Mallee, Eucalyptus foecunda, In Reabold Park, Perth. By L. Lantzke and P. McMillan.
  • Some Unusual Pollination Mechanisms in Western Australian Wildflowers. By Eigil Holm.
  • Notes on the Birds of Pelsart Island, Abrolhos. By Ray Garstone.
  • Notes on Rainbow Birds and Fairy Terns on Rottnest Island. By Ian Abbott, Robert Black and Nicole Gueho.
  • Bird Notes from Gregory Salt Lake, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia. By L.A. Smith and R.E. Johnstone.
  • Preliminary Observations on the Koonac in Captivity. By Kevin F. Kenneally and Karl C. Pirkopf.
  • Flowers adapted to Mammal Pollination. By Eigil Holm.
  • Obituary: Ivan Carnaby (1908-1974)
  • From Field and Study:
    • The Oriental Cuckoo at Dampier. By K.D. Perry.
    • Co-operative breeding by Red-winged Wrens (Malurus elegans). By Greame Chapman and Ian Rowley.
    • Adult White-tailed Tropic-bird, Phaethon lepturus, at Torbay. By C.A. Nicholls and T. Spence.
    • Rainbow Lorikeets at Safety Bay. By L.A. Smith.
    • Tropical Seeds Washed up on Western Australian Beaches. By B.M.J. Hussey.
    • The elapid snakes Denisonia pallidiceps and Denisonia suta in the Kimberleys of Western Australia. By L.A. Smith.
    • The Port Lincoln Parrot (Barnardius zonarius zonarius) feeding on Lerps at Kalgoorlie. By O.G. Nichols.
    • Food of the Western Bower-bird in the Chichester Range, W.A. By Gordon Binsted.
    • Southern Range Limits of the Rufous-crowned Emu-Wren. By Julian Ford.
    • Ecological Notes on Carnac Island Tiger Snakes. By Ian Abbott.
  • Correction: The Little Shearwater on St. Alouarn Island, W.A. By S.G. Lane.W. Aust. Nat, 14 (2), February 28, 1978.

Volume 14 No 2 February 28, 1978

  • The Occurrence, Culture and Reproduction of Peripatoides gilesii Spencer (Onychophora) on the Swan Coastal Plain. By Viginia van der Lande.
  • Some Notes on the Herpetofauna of the Western Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia. By M.G. Brooker and J.C. Wombey.
  • Additions to the Avifauna of the Prince Regent River Nature Reserve. By P.J. Fuller and A.A. Burbidge.
  • Notes on the Reproduction of the Shark Bay Mouse, Pseudomys praeconis, in Captivity. By C.H.S. Watts and L. Spencer.
  • Observations on Quandong Trees. Part II. By Mrs M.B. Mills.
  • Birds observed on a Visit to Bernier Island in September 1977. By Max Howard.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Chestnut-breasted Finch, Lonchura castaneothorax, at Osborne Park. By Nicholas Kolichis.
    • Rufous Tree-Creeper, Climacteris rufa, on the Swan Coastal Plain. By Nicholas Kolichis.
    • Rockhopper Penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome, at Two People’s Bay. By G.F.U. Baker.
    • Breeding after rain by the Australian Raven. By Graeme Chapman.
    • Breeding stations of the Fairy Tern between Dongara and Lancelin, Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • Spotted Crake and Variegated Wren at Pelican Point. By Bruce Corfe.
    • Brown Bittern in the Kimberley, Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • Two new occurrences of the Mediterranean Snail, Theba pisana (Muller), in Western Australia. By G.W. Kendrick.
    • The Little Shearwater on St. Alouarn Island, W.A. By S.G. Lane.
    • Another observation of the Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba) in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone and L.A. Smith.
    • The Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) in the North-West Division of Western Australia. By W.H. Butler.

Volume 14 No 1 September 30, 1977

  • Some inimical effects of the Domestic Bee on the native fauna and flora. By A.M. Douglas.
  • Some notes on the mammalian fauna of the western Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia. By M.G.Brooker.
  • Observations on Quandong trees, Santalum acuminatum. Part 1. By Mrs M.B. Mills.
  • The birds of Bald Island. By G.T. Smith.
  • John Wollaston’s birds. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • New or interesting records of sixteen bird species from Bernier Island, Dirk Hartog Island, or Peron Peninsula, Shark Bay, W.A. By Ian Abbott.
  • Further notes on birds Benger Swamp. By E.H. Sedgwick.
  • From Field and Study:
    • The Mediterranean Snail (Theba pisana) on Rottnest Island. By D.H. Perry
    • Sighting of Black Falcon, Lancelin District. By A. Fewster and M.T. Millard.
    • Mistletoe-bird feeding on Nightshade berries. By Kevin Griffiths.
    • Some notes on the Native Poplar, Codonocarpus cotinifolius. By D.H. Perry.
    • Some recent bird observations from south-western Australia. By Leo Joseph.
    • An Asian Gull-billed Tern in Western Australia. By R.E. Johnstone.
    • Australian Pratincole at Lake Mason. By C.P.S. de Rebeira.
    • A survey of breeding seabirds on Mistaken Island, Western Australia. By S.G. Lane.
    • An extension of the range of the Western Bristlebird, Dasyornis longirostris. By G.T. Smith and L.A. Moore.

Volume 13 No 8 June, 1977

  • Ejah Breakaways, Mileura, Cue, as an Aboriginal Home. By S.J.J.F. Davies, T.A. Knight, G.H. Pfitzner and C.P.S. de Rebeira.
  • The Wanderer Butterfly at Bunbury and other Parts of the South-West, and a New Food Plant. By L.E. Koch, B. Dell and G.J. Keighery.
  • Status of the Purple-crowned Wren and Buff-sided Robin in Western Australia. By L.A. Smith and R.E. Johnstone.
  • Birds of Bedout Island – a Visit in May 1975. By Nicholas Kolichis.
  • Notes on Kimberley Birds. By W.H. Butler.
  • Observations on the Distribution of Bird Species on Small Islands near Perth. By J. Abbott.
  • The Collection of Poplar Rust Spores by Honey-Bees. By B. Dell.
  • Root Parasitism of Hakea sulcata by Nuytsia floribunda. By B. Lamont.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Early Arrival of the White-winged Triller. By Greg Linstead.
    • White-capped Albatross off Fremantle By S.G. Lane.
    • The Short-tailed Shearwater in South-Western Western Australia. By G.M. Storr and R.E. Johnstone.
    • Swarming Ants. By Peter McMillan.
    • The Biology and Burrow of a Salt Lake Wolf Spider Lycosa salifodina McKay. By L.E. Koch.
    • Black-eared Cuckoo in the Perth Metropolitan Area. By C.A. Nicholls, T. Spence and A.G. Thorpe.
    • Acrobatics of the White-tailed Black Cockatoo in hot air pillars. By D. Keast.
    • Spotted Harrier breeding in the Mukinbudin area. By Bob Goodale.
    • Observation of a Ground Parrot in the Cape Arid National Park. By Ray Garstone.
    • Notes on a Stranded Pygmy Sperm Whales from Broome. By Kim Akerman.
    • First Australian Records of the Pintail Snipe (Gallinago stenura) By G.M. Storr and R.E. Johnstone.
    • Black-headed Gull at Geraldton. By Lindsay E. Sedgwick.
    • Musk Lorikeets at Alfred Cove. By Bruce Corfe.
    • Breeding Records of the Grey Honeyeater. By A.G. and B.A. Wells.
  • Excursion: Whicher Range – Donnybrook Sunklands.
  • Index

Volume 13 No 7 November 30, 1976

  • The Shark Bay Mouse Pseudomys praconis and other Mammals on Bernier Island, Western Australia. By A.C. Robinson, J.F. Robinson, C.H.S. Watts and P.R. Baverstock.
  • Breeding Systems in the Western Australian Flora II. Pollination of Diplolaena and Chorilaena (Rutaceae). By G.J. Keighery.
  • Avifauna of Black Point-Cape Beaufort Area, S.W. Australia. By Ian Abbott.
  • A survey of Terrestrial Vertebrates in the Carnarvon Region , W.A. By M.G. Brooker and A.J. Estbergs.
  • Breeding of the White-tailed Black Cockatoo in Captivity. By D.A. Saunders.
  • Cladophora, Eutrophication and the Peel Inlet. By B. Dell.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Galahs and Little Corellas in the Claremont/Cottesloe Area. By Peter McMillan
    • Little wood-swallow at Ellendale. By Eric H & Lindsay E. Sedgwick.
    • Dusky Moorhen at Leonora. By Don Reid.
    • Singing Bushlark in the North-eastern Goldfields. By Don Reid.
    • Red-plumed pigeon in the Carnarvon Ranges. By Don Reid.
    • Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatalis) near Leonora. By Don Reid.
    • Supplementary Notes on Turtledoves, Streptopelia, in Western Australia. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Movements of the Spotted Pardalote. By Eric H. Sedgwick.

Volume 13 No 6 August 31, 1976

  • The Reptiles of Barrow Island. By L.A. Smith.
  • Bird Notes from a Winter Visit to Eclipse Island, Western Australia. By P.J. Fullagar and G.F. van Tets.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A Further Record of Sminthopsis longicaudata (Marsupialia, Dasyuridae). By A.A. Burbidge and N.L. McKenzie.
    • Incubation Period of the Pied Honeyeater, Certhionyx variegatus. By A. Fewster and M.T. Millard.
    • First Record of the Kerguelen Diving-Petrel in Australia. By G.M. Storr and R.E. Johnstone.
    • King Penguin Egg washed ashore in Western Australia. By G.A. Lodge.
    • Breeding of the Larger Spiny-tailed Skink, Egernia stokesii. By Robert Nankivell.
    • Predation on Stigmodera (Themognatha) tibialis by a fly. By S. Barker and R. Inns.

Volume 13 No 5 April 14, 1976

  • The Avon: Faunal and Other Notes on a Dying River in South-Western Australia. By G.W. Kendrick.
  • New Breeding Records of the Banded Stilt in Western Australia. By Nicholas Kolichis.
  • The Noisy Scrub-bird – Fact and Fiction. By F.N. Robinson and G.T. Smith.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Field Wren in the Albany Area. By M.K. Tarburton
    • Redshank on North-West Coast. By L.E. Sedgwick
    • Moulting Mountain Ducks on Lake Preston. By C.F.H. Jenkins
  • Corrections
    • Birds of the Gibb Rock Area By E.H. Sedgwick, W. Aust. Nat., 13 (1), July 1974
    • The Breeding Burrow of the Banded Ant-eater or Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus). By P. Christensen W. Aust. Nat., 13 (2/3), March 31 1975

Volume 13 No 4 November 30, 1975

  • The Citrine Spider: a New Genus of Trapdoor Spider (Mygalomorphae: Dipluridae). By Barbara York Main.
  • Additions to the Fauna of Barrow Island. By W.H. Butler.
  • Breeding Systems of the Western Australian Flora, I, Triglochin L. (Juncaginaceae). By Greg Keighery
  • Urea from Wilgie Mia Cave, W.A. and a note on the Type Locality of Urea. By P.J. Bridge
  • A Molluscan Intermediate Host to Fasciola hepatica Linnaeus Feral in South-Western Australia. By P.N. Chalmer and G.W. Kendrick.
  • Some aspects of Aboriginal Occupation of Sites in the Perth Metropolitan Area. By B. Burton and P. Randolph.
  • Presentation of Information in Biological Surveys of National Parks. By Francis G. Smith.
  • Dixon Island: an Aboriginal Site in Danger. By K Palmer.
  • Nesting of Banded Stilts at Lake Ballard. By C.F.H. Jenkins
  • Observations on the Flies of the Family Cleaning Araneus and Nephila Spiders. By P.McMillan

Volume 13 No 2/3 March 31, 1975

  • Zonal Feeding of Birds of Culeenup Island, Yundurup. By A. Keast.
  • “Miss North’s Tree”, Warren National Park. By D.L. Serventy and G.G. Smith.
  • The Breeding Burrow of the Banded Ant-eater or Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus). By P. Christensen.
  • Waterfowl seen at Lake Claremont (Butler’s Swamp) in the Springs of 1972 and 1974. By K. Emory, J.R. Lantzke, G.L. Lambert and F. Osborne.
  • An Abandoned Aboriginal Camp Site, near Paraburdoo, Western Australia. By G.B. Whitfield.
  • Observations on the Breeding of the Long-necked Tortoise (Chelodina oblonga). By D. Nicholson.
  • The Flora of Hunt’s Dam Reserve, Merredin. By Mrs. M.B. Mills.
  • Parallel Evolution of Floral Structures in Darwinia (Myrtaceae) and Pimelea (Thymeleaceae). By G.J. Keighery.
  • Some Field Observations on (Nuytsia floribunda). By T. Gobel.
  • An Observation of the Pheasant-tailed Jacana in Western Australia. By G.M. Storr and R.E. Johnstone.
  • From Field and Study:
    • The Black Tern near Perth. By Sydney Jacobs.
    • Cockatiel in the Wheatbelt. By Greg Linstead.
    • A Recent Breeding Record of Charadrius melanops in the Metropolitan Area. By Otto Mueller.
    • A Further Record of Little Egret, Egretta garetta in the South West. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Co-operative Nesting Behaviour in Little Wood-Swallow. By John Estbergs.
    • Graphium Butterflies at Koolan Island. By L.E. Koch.
    • Incursion of Painted Finches into the North-Eastern Goldfields. By Don Reid.
    • An Observation of the White Wagtail Motacilla alba in Western Australia. By G.M. Storr.
    • Additions to the Kalbarri Bird List. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Birds and the Total Eclipse – Observations from Albany. By H.O. Webster.
    • Departure Date of the Bridled Tern in Shark Bay. By Robert C. Mitchell.
    • Discovery of the Western Whipbird at Hopetoun. By F.N. Robinson.
    • A Third Nesting Station of the Pelican in Peel Inlet. By D.L. Serventy
  • Obituary, Bruce Shipway.

Volume 13 No 1 – July 1974

  • The Birds of the Now Non-existent Causeway Salt Marshes, Perth, W.A. By M.K. Tarburton.
  • Birds of the Gibb Rock Area. By E.H. Sedgwick.
  • Notes of the Herbaccous Vegetation of the Eucla District, W.A. By B.M.J. Hussey.
  • A Migration of Vanessa kershawi (McCoy) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Western Australia. By C.N. Smithers.
  • Mecoptera as Vectors – a New Record. By G.J. Keighery.
  • Report on a Visit to Dirk Hartog Island, August-September 1973, with some Observations on the Fauna and Flora. By B.A. and A.G. Wells.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Absence of the Pallid Cuckoo at Merredin, 1973. By M.B. Mills.
    • Avian-derived Phosphate from Inland Western Australia. By P.J. Bridge.

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