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Hydrological factors influencing the ecology of riverbed breeding birds on the plains' reaches of Canterbury's braided rivers
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
The wide, unstable, braided riverbeds of the eastern South Island, New Zealand, have been inhabited by a diverse avifauna. Several species including the wrybill breed only on these rivers. Use is restricted mainly to the ...
Nesting home range sizes of Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) in relation to braided riverbed characteristics
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1998-06)
Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis) and Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) are territorial birds which breed on braided riverbeds in Canterbury, New Zealand. Home ranges of Wrybill pairs were bigger than those of Banded ...