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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 ...
The relationship between riverbed flooding and non-breeding Wrybills on northern feeding grounds in summer
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1985-03)
I investigated the relationship between floods on the riverbed breeding grounds of Wrybills (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the number of Wrybills censused on northern harbours the following summer. For the purposes of the ...