Vol 7 & 8, 1959-1963

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Contents of The Western Australian Naturalist Volumes 7 & 8, 1959 to 1963


Volume 8 No 8 May 31, 1963

  • Dispersal and Mortality in the Pied Cormorant in Western Australia. By J. Ford.
  • Check list of Western Australian Scorpions. By L. Glauert.
  • From Field and Study:
    • The Painted Quail in the Darling Ranges. Occurrence of the Spotted Diamond Bird in the Perth Area. By J. Dell.
    • The Little Grass-bird in Central Western Australia. By D.L. Serventy.
    • Field Notes on Some Rottnest Crustacea. By L. Glauert.
    • Nesting of the Pink-eared Duck near Perth. By D.A. Rook.
    • Additions to the Esperance Bird List. By G.M. Storr.
  • Obituary
    • L Glauert, M.B.E. By D.L. Serventy
    • C.G. Jessup. By W.H. Butler
  • Index

Volume 8 No 7 March 22, 1963

  • The Fossil Vertebrate Fauna of Strong’s Cave, Boranup, Western Australia. By D.L. Cook.
  • Notes on the Biology of Notaden nichollsi (Anura; Leptodactylidae). By P. Slater and A.R. Main.
  • Status and Distribution of Some Species of Owls in Western Australia. By G.F. Mees.
  • Corrections to the Type Localities of Three Species of Western Australian Stigmodera (Buprestidae, Coleopetra). By S Barker and D.H. Edward.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Second Record of the Little Pineapple Fish (Sorosichthys ananassa). R.J. McKay.
    • Little Pied Cormorant Nesting on Islands on the West Coast. J.R. Ford and E.H. and L. Sedgwick.
    • Southern expansion of the Range of the Blue-and-White Wren and the Crested Bell Bird. By D.A. Rook.
    • Wire Nests of Magpies. By R.H. Stranger.

Volume 8 No 6 January 14, 1963

  • Discovery of Subterranean Freshwater Fauna on the Eastern Side North West Cape. By P Cawthorn.
  • Notes on Urodacus Scorpions. By L Glauert.
  • The Reptilian Fauna of the Islands between Dongara and Lancelin, Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
  • A New Species of Crinia (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from National Park, Nornalup. By A.R. Main.
  • Notes on the Herpetofauna of Western Australia. By A.G. Kluge.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A record of the Euro near Merredin. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
    • Birds attacking Swamp Tortoise. By Peter McMillan
    • Fork-tailed Swift on Rottnest Island. By Peter McMillan.
    • Recovery of a ringed Pacific Gull in Western Australia. By Julian Ford
    • A Note on the Life History of Metallea puncticeps Mall (Family Calliphoridae). By Peter McMillan.
    • Birds of Prey Observed During a Train Journey Across the Nullarbor Plain. By D.A. Rook.
    • Recent Records of the Mardo (Antechinus flavipes) in South Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • An Aboriginal Site at Wiluna. By Peter Cawthorn.

Volume 8 No 5 November 8, 1962

  • The Objective Assessment of the Faithfulness of Colour Reproduction in Colour Transparencies. By W.D.L. Ride.
  • Annotated Flora of Rottnest Island, W.A. By G.M. Storr
  • Breeding of Birds in the Lower Wongong Valley. By P. Slater.
  • A Visit to the Salt Marsh North of Carnarvon. by T.C. Scott
  • From Field and Study:
    • Lesser Noddy at Perth. By A.A. Burbidge.
    • Gull-billed Turn at Hamelin Bay. E.H. and L.E. Sedgwick.
    • Mortality Among Littoral Fauna at Rottnest Island. By Peter McMillan.

Volume 8 No 4 May 22, 1962

  • Re-discovery of the Noisy Scrub-bird, Atrichornis clamosus Further Oservations. By H.O. Webster.
  • Preparation of Bees for Consumption by a Captive Bee-eater (Merops ornatus). By C.A. Nicholls and D.A. Rook.
  • Herpetological Miscellanea, XIII A New Skink from the North-West Cape, Western Australia. By L. Glauert.
  • A Williams Bird List. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
  • A New Species of Gekkonid Lizard, Genus Diplodactylus (Gray), from the Southern Interior of Western Australia. By Arnold G. Kluge.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A Record of the Euro near Toodyay. By P. McMillan.
    • Glossy Ibis in the South-West. By A.A. Burbidge.
    • The Crested Pigeon Breeding Near Northam. By A.L. Milhinch.
    • Spread of the Crested Pigeon. By V.N. Serventy.
    • Curlews in a Perth Suburb. By N.E. Stewart.
    • A Record of the Parasitism of New Guinea Frogs’ Eggs by Dipterous Larvae. By Michael J. Tyler.
    • Increase in Abundance of the Pink-eared Duck in Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • Feeding of Young Birds by Nest-mate. By C.A. Nicholls.

Volume 8 No 3 Jan 31, 1962

  • Re-discovery of the Noisy Scrub-bird, Atrichornis clamosus. By H.O. Webster.
  • Macroderma gigas saturata (Chiroptera, Megadermatidae) a New Subspecies from the Kimberley Division. By A.M. Douglas.
  • A Survey of the Fauna and Flora of Rocky Shores of Carnac Island, Western Australia. By Loisette M. Marsh and E.P. Hodgkin.
  • A New Species of Gekkonid Lizard, Genus Diplodactylus, From the Carnarvon Region, Western Australia. By Arnold G. Kluge.
  • Notes on the Sloughing in Captivity of Skinks of the Genus Tiliqua. By John E. Edwards.
  • The Hairy-nosed Wombat in Western Australia. By C.F.H. Jekins.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Western Silvereye Nesting in Limestone Cave. By Julian Ford.
    • The Spotted Scrub-Wren: A Fosterer of the Horsfield Bronze Cuckoo. By Julian Ford.
    • Waders at Mandurah. By A.A. Burbidge.
    • Young Swallow Perching on Varanus. By T.C. Scott.
    • Association of Young and Adult Water Dragons (Physignathus longirostris). By T.C. Scott.
    • Morels in Abundance. By E.R.L. Johnson.
  • Correction
    • Natural History Notes from Jigalong, North-Western Australia. III. The Birds. By Eric Lindgren. W. Aust. Nat., 7 (7), January 10, 1961.
    • Natural History from Jigalong. IV Frogs. By Eric Lindgren and A.R. Main. W. Aust. Nat., 7 (8), June 7, 1961.
    • Some Aboriginal Sites in the Murchison District of Western Australia. By S.J.J.F. Davies. W. Aust. Nat., 8 (1), July 31, 1961.

Volume 8 No 2 Oct 12, 1961

  • Palaearctic Migrants in the Kimberley Division. I. Eastern Barn Swallow at Derby. By Peter Slater. II. Yellow Wagtail at Derby. By Eric Lindgren and Peter Slater.
  • Notes on Western Australian Orchidaceae. I and II By A.S. George.
  • Occurrence of the Ghost Bat, Macroderma gigas, in the Great Victoria Desert, W.A. By W.H. Butler.
  • The Flora of the Shoalwater Bay Islands. By G.M. Storr.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Children’s Python Preying on Free-tailed Bat. By Peter Slater.
    • White Ibis in the South-West. By Angus Robinson.
    • Pheasants Feeding on Snails at Rottnest I. By W.A. Farmer.
    • Calls of the Boobook Owl (Ninox novaeseelandiae). By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Possible Predation by a Lycosid Spider on a Vertebrate. By P. McMillan.
    • Predation on Mouse by Centipede. By H.B. Shugg. Obituary: Stanley Fowler. By D.L.S.

Volume 8 No 1 July 31, 1961

  • Some Aboriginal Sites in the Murchison District of Western Australia. By S.J.J.F. Davies.
  • A Census of Aquatic Plants of Western Australia. By G.G. Smith and N.G. Marchant.
  • Herpetological Name Changes. By Eric Worrell.
  • Sphaerabolus stellatus, a New Fungus for Western Australia. By T.E.H. Aplin.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Corvus feeding on Oranges. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Black-throated Butcher-bird and Little Falcon hunting in Unison. By Peter Slater.
  • Obituary: C.B. Palmer.
  • Correction
    • Herpetological Miscellanea. XI. Dragon Lizards of the Genus Amphibolurus. By L. Glauert. W. Aust. Nat., 7 (2), August 25, 1959.
    • Herpetological Miscellanea. XII. The Family Scincidae in Western Australia. Part 2. By L Glauert. W. Aust. Nat., 7 (4), May 6, 1960.

Volume 7 No 8 June 7, 1961

  • Natural History from Jigalong. IV Frogs. By Eric Lindgren and A.R. Main.
  • Notes on Some Waders in South-Western Australia. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
  • Irruption of the White-winged Black Tern into the South-West, 1960. By Julian Ford.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Aquatic Plants from Mingenew. By J. Knight and G.G. Smith.
    • An Unconfirmed Report of the Crab-eater Seal on the South Coast. By G.M. Storr
    • Silvereyes Feeding on Kangaroo Paws. By V.N. Serventy.
    • True Identity of a “Lost” Species, Caladenia drummondii Benth. By J.R. Tonkinson.
    • Unusual Boobook Owl Call. By Eric Lindgren.
    • Possible Record of a Yellow-billed Spoonbill near Narrikup. By Eric Lindgren.
    • Additional Records of the Gull-billed Tern in Western Australia. By Julian Ford.
    • Bristle-bird Dasyornis brachypterusd, at Two People Bay. By Eric H. Sedgwick.
    • Varanus semiremex in Western Australia. By Robert Mertens.
    • Display in the Musk Duck. By R.H. Stranger.
  • Correction
    • Contributions to the Biology and Ethology of the Red-eared Firetail (Zonaeginthus oculatus). By K. Immelmann. W. Aust. Nat., 7 (6), September 9, 1960.
  • Index

Volume 7 No 7 January 10, 1961

  • Natural History Notes from Jigalong, North-Western Australia. III. The Birds. By Eric Lindgren.
  • Ablepharus boutonii ciarus, a New Skink from the Esperance District. By G.M. Storr.
  • The Survival of Natural Environment in Western Australia. By J. Gentilli.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Psilotum nudum at the Murchison River. By G.G. Smith and R.J. Butler.
    • Kangaroo Bot Fly Larva from Port Hedland. By L.E. Koch.
    • Homing Performances by Senegal Doves. By R.H. Stranger.
    • Parthenogenesis in the Moth Zermizubga ubdicukusarua. By Peter McMillan.

Volume 7 No 6 September 9, 1960

  • Recent Alterations in Range and Abundance of Marine Invertebrates in South Australia. By B.C. Cotton.
  • Contributions to the Biology and Ethology of the Red-eared Firetail (Zonaeginthus oculatus). By K. Immelmann.
  • Late Quaternary Changes in the Vegetation on Rottnest Island. By D.M. Churchill.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A Record of the Ox-eye Herring,Megolops cyprinoides, in Fresh Water in the Pilbara. By E.H.M. Ealey.
    • Swamp Tortoise attacking Birds. By V.N. Serventy.
    • Black Kites at Carnarvon in 1940. By G.M. Storr
    • The Australian Pratincole in the North-West. By Julian Ford
    • The Distribution of the Jewel Beetle, Stigmodera magnetica Cart. By S Barker, D.H. Edward and J.A.L. Watson.

Volume 7 No 5 July 6, 1960

  • The importance of the Marri as a Food Source to the South-Western Australian Birds. By A. Robinson.
  • Herpetological Miscellanea. XII. The Family Scincidae in Wetern Australia. Part 3. By L Glauert.
  • Natural History Notes from Jigalong, North-Western Australia. I. Introduction. II Aboriginal Rock Paintings near Jigalong. By E. Lindgren.
  • Male breeding Call as an Aid to Identifying South-Western Australian Frogs. M.J. Littlejohn and A.R. Main.
  • A New Elapine Snake from Western Australia. By E. Worrell.
  • A New Species of Weed-Fish of the Genus Petraites from Western Australia. By Norman E. Milward.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Pigmy Possums at Bickley. By W.H. Loaring
    • Reappearance of Red-winged Wren at Old Haunts. W.H. Loaring.
    • Flock of Galahs at Bickley. W.H. Loaring.
    • A Further Discovery of Thylacinus at Augusta, Western Australia. By R.M. Howlett

Volume 7 No 4 May 6, 1960

  • Herpetological Miscellanea. XII. The Family Scincidae in Wetern Australia. Part 2. By L Glauert.
  • Egernia bos a New Skink from the South Coast of Western Australia. By G.M. Storr.
  • On the Taxonomic Status of the South-Western Australian Chestnut-shouldered Wrens. By J. Ford.
  • Some Mammal Remains Found in Caves near Margaret River. By D.L. Cook.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Salvinia rotundifolia in Western Australia. By G.G.Smith.

Volume 7 No 3 January 20, 1960

  • The Fossil Mollusca of the Peppermint Grove Limestone, Swan River District of Western Australia. By G.W. Kendrick.
  • Herpetological Miscellanea. XII. The Family Scincidae in Wetern Australia. Part I. By L Glauert.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Record of the Frog Notaden nichollsi near Port Hedland. By E.H.M. Ealey and A.R. Main.
    • Frogs at Jigalong. By Eric Lindgren.
    • A Note on the Food of Australian Desert Frogs. By J.H. Calaby.

Volume 7 No 2 August 25, 1959

  • The Search for Nothomyrmecia. By William L Brown Jr. and Edward O Wilson.
  • Colouring Matters from Western Australian Sundews II. The Release of Free Pigment. By M.C. Russell.
  • Breeding Periods of Birds in the Kimberley Division. Western Australia. By P. Slater.
  • Herpetological Miscellanea. XI. Dragon Lizards of the Genus Amphibolurus. By L. Glauert.
  • From Field and Study:
    • Terrestrial Activity of the Swamp Tortoise. W. McArthur.
    • Northern Extension of the Known Range of the Brush Bronzewing. By G.M. Storr and J.R. Ford.
    • Predation on Vertebrates by Mygalomorph Spiders. By W.H. Butler and Barbara York Main

Volume 7 No 1 June 24, 1959

  • Observations on the Reproductive System of the Female of Myobatrachus gouldii (Gray). By J.A.L. Watson and L.M. Saunders.
  • Catastrophic Destruction of the Littoral Fauna and Flora near Fremantle January 1959. By E.P. Hodgkin.
  • Dragon Lizards (Family Agamidae). By L Glauert.
  • The Cattle Egret in Western Australia. By C.F.H. Jenkins.
  • From Field and Study:
    • A Ring-tail possum at Midland Junction. By Elizabeth Bailey.
    • Record of a Scarlet-chested Parrot. By J.H. Calaby.
    • Scarlet-chested Parrot at Laverton By Kevn Griffiths.
    • Extension of Known Range of Some Western Australian Birds By G.M.Storr.
    • Salt-encrustation Hazard to Ducks. By Henry G. Hall.
    • A Tea-tree caterpillar. By L.E. Koch

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