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Barnes, K.N. 1998. The evolution of Africa’s arid zones: the larks as a case study (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:396.

Barnes, K.N. & Huyser, O.A.W. 1998. The Prince Edward Islands Important Bird Area. (In: Barnes, K.N., ed. Important Bird Areas in southern Africa. Johannesburg: Birdlife South Africa. pp. 269-272.)

Bloomer, P. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Francolin phylogenetics: molecular, morphobehavioral, and combined evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 9:236-254.

Bloomer, P., Ryan, P.G. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Some surprises from a molecular phylogeny for Southern African larks (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:397.

Boix-Hinzen, C. & Lovegrove, B.G. 1998. Circadian metabolic and thermoregulatory patterns of red-billed woodhoopoes (Phoeniculus purpureus): the influence of huddling. Journal of Zoology, London 244:33-41.

Bowie, R.C.K., Sweijd, N.A., Harley, E.H. & Cook, P.A. 1998. A new weapon in the abalone war: a PCR/RFLP method for the identification of abalone meat products (abstract). (In: Solé-Cava, A., Russo, C.A.M. and Thorpe, J.P., eds. International Workshop on Marine Genetics - Rio ‘98: program and abstracts. pp.24.)

Bowie, R.C.K., Sweijd, N.A., Harley, E.H. & Cook, P.A. 1998. The population structure of the abalone Haliotis midae and its implications for the management and conservation of South African marine resources (abstract). (In: Solé-Cava, A., Russo, C.A.M. and Thorpe, J.P., eds. International Workshop on Marine Genetics - Rio ‘98: program and abstracts. pp.25.)

Chapin, F.S., Lombard, A.T., et al. 1998. Ecosystem consequences of changing biodiversity: experimental evidence and a research agenda for the future. Bioscience 48:45-52.

Cocks, M.P., Balfour, D.A. & Stock, W.D. 1998. On the uptake of ornithogenic products by plants on the inland mountains of Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, using stable isotopes. Polar Biology 20:107-111.

Cocks, M.P., Newton, I.P. & Stock, W.D. 1998. Bird effects on organic processes in soils from five microhabitats on a nunatak with and without breeding snow petrels in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Polar Biology 20:112-120.

Cooper, M.I. & Du Plessis, M.A. 1998. Letter: Biodiversity hotspots in the developing world. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13:409.

Crowe, T.M. 1998. Letter: A working graduate program in conservation biology. Conservation Biology 12:744-745.

Crowe, T.M. 1998. Species as multifaceted entities (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:82.

Curtis, O. 1998. Natural history of the Black Sparrowhawk on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Journal of the African Raptor Biology 13:39-41.

De Klerk, H.M. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Patterns of distribution of Afrotropical birds (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:398-399.

Dean, W.R.J. 1998. A framework for the ecology of birds in the Karoo (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:281.

Dean, W.R.J. 1998. Space invaders: modelling the distribution, impacts and control of alien organisms. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13:256-258.

Dean, W.R.J. 1998. Stochastic variation in population density of birds in Karoo shrubland (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:344.

Dean, W.R.J. & Milton, S.J. 1998. The dispersal and consumption of seed in arid regions in South Africa (abstract). (In: South African Association of Botanists. Plants, people and progress into the 21st century, 24th Annual conference, University of Cape Town, 12-16 January 1998. pp. 23-24.)

Du Plessis, M.A. & Emlen, S.T. 1998. The sociality continuum: monopolised and shared breeding systems among co-operative breeders (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:144.

Fahse, L., Dean, W.R.J. & Wissel, C. 1998. Modelling the size and distribution of protected areas for nomadic birds: Alaudidae in the Nama-Karoo, South Africa. Biological Conservation 85:105-112.

Hockey, P.A.R. 1998. How does chick provisioning mode affect reproductive investment in plovers, gulls and terns? (abstract). Wader Study Group Bulletin 87:1.

Hockey, P.A.R. & Turpie, J.K. 1998. Birds as predators on estuaries: from individual behaviour to broad-scale dispersion patterns. (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:120.

Hockey, P.A.R., Turpie, J.K. & Velasquez, C.R. 1998. What selective pressures have driven the evolution of deferred northward migration by juvenile waders? Journal of Avian Biology 29:325-330.

Huyser, O.A.W. 1998. Co-operative breeding, chick growth and diet in Southern Skuas Catharacta antarctica at Bouvetøya Island (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:324.

Jansen, R., Little, R. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Effects of pasture farming on Francolin populations (Galliformes) and other bird assemblages in highland grassland (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:433.

Jansen, R., Little, R.M., Crowe, T.M. & Earlé, R.A. 1998. Haematozoa of Redwing and Greywing Francolin from three montane grassland habitats in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 28:4-7.

Jeltsch, F., Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J., Van Rooyen, N. & Moloney, K.A. 1998. Modelling the impact of small-scale heterogeneities on tree-grass coexistence in semi-arid savannas. Journal of Ecology 86:780-793.

Jenkins, A.R. 1998. Editorial. Journal of African Raptor Biology 13:1.

Jenkins, A.R. 1998. Soaring into the future: a report on the structure and activities of Raptor Conservation Group, with some ideas for the way ahead. Journal of African Raptor Biology 13:2-9.

Jenkins, A.R. & Benn, G.A. 1998. Home range size and habitat requirements of Peregrine Falcons on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Journal of Raptor Research 32:90-97.

Kemp, A.C., Benn, G.A. & Begg, K.S. 1998. Geographical analysis of vegetation structure and sightings for four large bird species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Bird Conservation International 8:89-108.

Little, R.M. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Habitat fragmentation limits the distribution of Cape francolin, Francolinus capensis, on deciduous fruit farms in South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 36:140-147.

Lloyd, P., Little, R.M. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Environmental stochasticity and nest predation: their influence on the life history and nesting strategy of sandgrouse and other arid-zone birds (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:110.

Lloyd, P. & Palmer, A.R. 1998. Abiotic factors as predictors of distribution in the southern African bulbuls. Auk 115:404-411.

Lloyd, P. & Stadler, D.A. 1998. Predation on the tent tortoise Psammobates tentorius: a whodunit with the honey badger Mellivora capensis as prime suspect. South African Journal of Zoology 33:200-202.

Loewenthal, D. 1998. The population dynamics and conservation of the African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini (abstract). Wader Study Group Bulletin 87:2.

Malan, G. 1998. The reproductive roles of polyandrous alpha and beta male Pale Chanting-Goshawks in co-operative breeding (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:326.

Malan, G. 1998. Solitary and social hunting in Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus) families: why use both strategies? Journal of Raptor Research 32:195-201.

Malan, G. 1998. Summer grassland cover on cattle farms in KwaZulu-Natal: does it limit nesting habitat for helmeted guineafowl? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 28:105-109.

Mangnall, M. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Egyptian Geese: agricultural pests or a sustainable resource? (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:439.

Milton, S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 1998. Alien plant assemblages near roads in arid and semi-arid South Africa. Diversity and Distribution 4:175-187.

Milton, S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 1998. The use of green aromatic plants in Karoo bird nests (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:329.

Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J. & Ellis, R.P. 1998. Rangeland health assessment: a practical guide for ranchers in arid Karoo shrublands. Journal of Arid Environments 39:253-265.

Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J., Kerley, G.I.H., Hoffman, M.T. & Whitford, W.G. 1998. Dispersal of seeds as nest material by the cactus wren. Southwestern Naturalist 43:449-452.

Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J., Wiegand, T. & Jeltsch, F. 1998. From life-histories to vegetation dynamics: can we jump to valid conclusions in arid regions? (abstract). (In: South African Association of Botanists. Plants, people and progress into the 21st century, 24th Annual conference, University of Cape Town, 12-16 January 1998. pp. 63.)

Milton, S.J., Hoffmann, J.H., Bowie, R.C.K., D’Amico, J.D., Griffiths, M., Joubert, D.F., Loewenthal, D., Moinde, N.N., Seymour, C., Toral-Granda, M.V. & Wiseman, R. 1998. Invasive fountain grass on the Cape Peninsula. South African Journal of Science 94:57-58.

Nel, D.C., Hurford, J. & Ryan, P.G. 1998. Why is there sex-biased mortality of seabirds in the Prince Edward Island Toothfish fishery? (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:442.

Prendini, L. & Linder, H.P. 1998. Phylogeny of the South African species of restioid leafhoppers, tribe Cephalelini (Homoptera: Cicadellidae, Ulopinae). Entomologica Scandinavica 29:11-18.

Ratcliffe, C.S. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Decline of Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris in KwaZulu-Natal: habitat utilisation, agrochemicals and diseases (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:447-448.

Ridgway, T., Huyser, O. & Hockey, P.A.R. 1998. Discrete polymorphism in a southern African sea anemone (abstract). (In: Solé-Cava, A., Russo, C.A.M. and Thorpe, J.P., eds. International Workshop on Marine Genetics - Rio ‘98: program and abstracts. pp.27.)

Ryan, P.G. 1998. The taxonomic and conservation status of the Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata. Bird Conservation International 8:223-235.

Ryan, P.G. & Boix-Hinzen, C. 1998. Tuna longline fisheries off southern Africa: the need to limit seabird bycatch. South African Journal of Science 94:179-182.

Ryan, P.G., Hood, I., Bloomer, P., Komen, J. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Barlow's Lark: a new species in the Karoo Lark Certhilauda albescens complex of southwest Africa. Ibis 140:605-619.

Ryan, P.G. & Marshall, H. 1998. The clapping arms-race: why do some Clapper Larks not bother to play the game? (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:266.

Siegfried, W.R., Benn, G.A. & Gelderblom, C.M. 1998. Regional assessment and conservation implications of landscape characteristics of African national parks. Biological Conservation 84:131-140.

Simmons, R.E., Boix-Hinzen, C., Barnes, K.N., Jarvis, A.M. & Robertson, A. 1998. Important Bird Areas of Namibia. (In: Barnes, K.N., ed. Important Bird Areas in southern Africa. Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa. pp. 295-332.)

Simmons, R.E., Curtis, O. & Jenkins, A.R. 1998. Black Harrier conservation and ecology: preliminary findings 2000. Journal of African Raptor Biology 13:33-38.

Stanback, M., Boix, C., Richardson, D. & Mendelsohn, J. 1998. Sperm storage and pair bondage: reproductive conflict in hornbills (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:137.

Sweijd, N.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Lopata, A.L., Marinaki, A.M., Harley, E.H. & Cook, P.A. 1998. A PCR technique for forensic, species-level identification of abalone tissue. Journal of Shellfish Research 17:889-895.

Török, I. & Hockey, P.A.R. 1998. Variation in life-history traits of the European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster: a palearctic-afrotropical comparison (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:336-337.

Turpie, J.K. & Ryan, P.G. 1998. The nature and value of birding in South Africa. Randburg: BirdLife South Africa. 41p.

Turpie, J.K. & Ryan, P.G. 1998. The value of birds and birding in South Africa (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:455-456.

Weber, G.E., Jeltsch, F., Van Rooyen, N. & Milton, S.J. 1998. Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands. Journal of Applied Ecology 35:687-699.

Wiegand, T., Moloney, K.A. & Milton, S.J. 1998. Population dynamics, disturbance, and pattern evolution: identifying the fundamental scales of organization in a model ecosystem. American Naturalist 152:321-337.

Wilson, R., Peters, G., Regel, J., Gremillet, D., Pütz, K., Kierspel, M., Weimerskirch, H. & Cooper, J. 1998. Short retention times of stomach temperature loggers in free-living seabirds: is there hope in the spring? Marine Biology 130:559-566.

Zink, R. & Crowe, T.M. 1998. Species concepts in ornithology (abstract). (In: Adams, N.J. and Slotow, R.H., eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban.) Ostrich 69:81.