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Awad, A.A., Griffiths, C.L. & Turpie, J.K. 2002. Distribution of South African marine benthic invertebrates applied to the selection of priority conservation areas. Diversity and Distributions 8:129-145.

Bento, C.M., Beilfuss, R.D. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2002. The status and ecology of Wattled Cranes in the Marromeu Complex: implications and strategies for the restoration of the Zambezi delta. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 168.

Braby, R.J., Shapira, A. & Simmons, R.E. 2002. Successful conservation measures and new breeding records for Damara Terns Sterna balaenarum in Namibia. Marine Ornithology 28:81-84.

Cliff, G., Dudley, S.F.J., Ryan, P.G. & Singleton, N. 2002. Large sharks and plastic debris in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research 53:575-581.

Covas, R., Brown, C.R., Anderson, M.D. & Brown, M.B. 2002. Stabilizing selection on body mass in the sociable weaver Philetairus socius. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 269:1905-1909.

Covas, R. & Anderson, M.D. 2002. Breeding habitat selection in a colonial Cooperative breeder: the role of individual experience and conspecific cues. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 24

Crawford, R.J.M., Wolfaardt, A.C., Kemper, J., Hemming, M., Whittington, P., Underhill, L.G. & Ward, V.L. 2002. Variation in the timing of moult of African penguins. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 79

Crowe, T.M., Bloomer, P., Randi, E., Lucchini, V., Kimball, R.T., Braun, E.L. & Groth, J.G. 2002. Phylogeny of the galliformes. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 67

Curtis, O.E. & Jenkins, A.R. 2002. Shell thickness and size of Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus minor, eggs from two areas in South Africa. Ostrich 73:64-66.

Dean, W.R.J., Anderson, M.D., Milton, S.J. & T.A. Anderson, T.A. 2002. Avian assemblages in native Acacia and alien Prosopsis drainage line woodland in the Kalahari, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 51:1-19.

Dean, W.R.J., Dowsett, R.J., Sakko, A. & Simmons, R.E. 2002. New records and amendments to the birds of Angola. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 122:180-184.

De Klerk. HM., Crowe, T.M. & Fjeldså, J. & Burgess, N.D. 2002. Biogeographical patterns of endemic terrestrial Afrotropical birds. Diversity and Distributions 8: 147-162.

De Klerk, H.M., Crowe, T.M., Fjeldså, J. & Burgess, N.D. 2002. Patterns of species richness and narrow endemism of terrestrial bird species in the Afrotropical region. Journal of Zoology 256:327-342.

Dyason, K.; Brandt, W.; Prendini, L.; Verdonck, F.; Tytgat, J.; Du Plessis, J.; Muller, G. & Van der Walt, J. 2002. Determination of species-specific components in the venom of Parabuthus scorpions from southern Africa using matrix-assisted laser desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16:768-773.

Fairbanks, D.H.K., Kshatriya, M., Van Jaarsveld, A.S. & Underhill, L.G. 2002. Scales and consequences of human land transformation on South African avian diversity and structure. Animal Conservation 5:61-74.

Githaiga-Mwicigi, J.M.W., Fairbanks, D.H.K. & Midgley G. 2002. Hierarchical processes define spatial pattern of avian assemblages restricted and endemic to the arid Karoo, South Africa. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1067-1087.

Hochscheid, S., Gremillet, D., Wanless, S. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2002. Black and white under the South African sun: are juvenile Cape gannets heat stressed? Journal of Thermal Biology 27: 325-332.

Holmes, R.T., Frauenknecht, B.D. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2002. Breeding system of the Cape Rockjumper, a South African Fynbos endemic. The Condor 104:188-192.

Hutchings, K., Lamberth, S.J. & Turpie, J.K. 2002. Socio-economic characteristics of gillnet and beach-seine fishers in the Western Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Marine Science 24: 243-262.

Jansen, R. & Crowe, T.M. 2002. Population fluctuations in relation to seasonal habitat preferences of the Swainson's spurfowl, Pternistis swainsonii. African Journal of Ecology 40:309-317.

Lloyd, P. & Plagányi, É. E. 2002. Correcting observer effect bias in estimates of nesting success of a coastal bird, the White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus. Bird Study 49:124-130.

Mangnall, M.J. & Crowe, T.M. 2002. Population dynamics and the physical and financial impacts to cereal crops of the Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus on the Agulhas Plain, Western Cape, South Africa. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 90: 231-246.

Milewski, A.V. 2002. Elephant diet at the edge of the Fynbos Biome, South Africa. Pachyderm 32:29-38.

Muchai, M., Lens, L. & Cowling, L. 2002. Habitat selection and conservation of Sharpe's Longclaw (Macronyx sharpei), a threatened Kenyan grassland endemic. Biological Conservation 105:271-277.

Muchai, M., Cowling, L., Lens, L., Rayment, M. & Pisano, G. 2002. Land-use and the conservation of Sharpe's Longclaw (Macronyx sharpei) in central Kenya. Bird Conservation International 12:107-121.

Ndang'ang'a, P.K., Du Plessis, M.A., Ryan, P.G. & Cowling, L.A. 2002. Grassland decline in Kinangop Plateau, Kenya: implications for conservation of Sharpe's longclaw (Macronyx sharpei). Biological Conservation 107:341-350.

Nel, D.C., Ryan, P.G., Crawford, R.J.M., Cooper, J. & Huyser, O.A.W. 2002. Population trends of albatrosses and petrels at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Polar Biology 25:81-89.

Nel, D.C., Ryan, P.G., Nel, J.L., Klages, N.T.W., Wilson, R.P., Robertson, G. & Tuck, G N. 2002. Foraging interactions between Wandering Albatrosses Diomedea exulans breeding on Marion Island and long-line fisheries in the southern Indian Ocean. Ibis 144 (on-line):E141-E154.

Nel, D.C., Ryan, P.G. & Watkins, B.P. 2002. Seabird mortality in the Patagonian toothfish longline fishery around the Prince Edward Islands, 1996-2000. Antarctic Science 14(2):151-161.

Newsome, D., Milewski, A., Phillips, N. & Annear, R. 2002. Effects of horse riding on national parks and other natural ecosystems in Australia: implications for management. Journal of Ecotourism 1:52-74.

Nishiguchi, M.K., Doukakis, P., Egan, M., Goldstein, P.Z., Kizirian, D., Phillips, A., Prendini, L., Rosenbaum, H.C., Torres, E., Wyner, Y., Desalle, R. & Giribet, G. 2002. DNA isolation procedures. (In: Desalle, R., Giribet, G. and Wheeler, W.C., eds. Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine. Techniques in molecular evolution and systematics. Basel: Birkhaeuser Verlag AG. pp.249-287).

Nunn, G.B., Tarr, C.L., Robertson, C.J.R. & Ryan, P.G. 2002. Controversial species of great albatrosses, to be or not to be: the view from microsatellites. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 160

Parr, C.L., Bond, W.J. & Robertson, H.G. 2002. A preliminary study of the effect of fire on ants (Formicidae) in a South African savanna. African Entomology 10:101-111.

Prendini, L., Hanner, R. & Desalle, R. 2002. Obtaining, storing and archiving specimens and tissue samples for use in molecular studies. (In: Desalle, R., Giribet, G. and Wheeler, W.C., eds. Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine. Techniques in molecular evolution and systematics. Basel: Birkhaeuser Verlag AG. pp.).

Ratcliffe, C.S., Gous, R.M., Swatson, H.K. & Crowe, T.M. 2002. The digestibility of raw and processed soybeans by helmeted guineafowl, Numida meleagris. Ostrich 73:135-137.

Ryan, P.G., NelL, D.C. & Cooper, J. 2002. Combating longline mortality of seabirds: a South African perspective. (In: 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Beijing, China, August 11-17, 2002) Abstract p. 112

Ryan, P.G., Keith, D.G. & Kroese, M. 2002. Seabird bycatch by tuna longline fisheries off southern Africa, 1998-2000. South African Journal of Marine Science 24: 103-110.

Ryan, P.G. & Moloney, C.L. 2002. Breeding behaviour, clutch size and egg dimensions of Neospiza buntings at Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha. Ostrich 73:52-58.

Ryan, P.G. & Watkins, B.P. 2002. Reducing incidental mortality of seabirds with an underwater longline setting funnel. Biological Conservation 104:127-131.

Simmons, R.E. 2002. Siblicide provides food benefits for raptor chicks: re-evaluating brood manipulation studies. Animal Behaviour (online) 64: F19-F24.

Simmons, R.E. & Allan, D.G. 2002. The Orange River avifauna: abundance, richness and comparisons. Ostrich 73: 92-99.

Spottiswoode, C. & Moller, A.P. 2002. Ecological correlates of genetic variability in birds. Poster presented at the Macro-ecology Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Birmingham, U.K., 17-19 April 2002. p.1.

Stanback, M., Richardson, D.S., Boix-Hinzen, C. & Mendelsohn, J. 2002. Genetic monogamy in Monteiro's hornbill, Tockus monteiri. Animal Behaviour 63:787-793.

Turpie, J.K., Adams, J.B., Joubert, A., Harrison, T.D., Colloty, B.M., Maree, R.C., Whitfield, A.K., Wooldridge, T.H., Lamberth, S.J., Taljaard, S. & Van Niekerk, L. 2002. Assessment of the conservation priority status of South African estuaries for use in management and water allocation. Water SA 28:191-206.

Visser, B.G. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2002. Breeding behaviour and performance of the Knysna warbler Bradypterus sylvaticus on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Ostrich 73:83-86.

Wanless, R.M. & Jupiter, T.A. 2002. Predation on doves by Pied Crows, Corvus albus, on Aldabra Atoll. Ostrich 73:73.

Wanless, R.M., Cunningham, J., Hockey, P.A.R., Wanless, J., White, R.W. & Wiseman, R. 2002. The success of a soft-release reintroduction of the flightless Aldabra rail (Dryolimnas [cuvieri] aldabranus) on Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles. Biological Conservation 107:203-210.

Wilson, R.P., Gremillet, D., Syder, J., Kierspel, M.A.M., Garthe, S., Weimerskirch, H., Schafer-Neth, C., Scoloro, J.A., Bost, C.A., Plotz, J. & Nel, D. 2002. Remote-sensing systems and seabirds: their use, abuse and potential for measuring marine environmental variables. Marine Ecology Progress Series 228:241-261