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Anderson, M.D., Dean, W.R.J. & Sandwith, M. 2004. A selection of Dr Richard Liversidge's publications. Ostrich 75:xi-xii.

Anderson, P., Hoffman, T. & Holmes, P.M. 2004. The potential of Cephalophyllum inaequale (L. Bolus) for the restoration of degraded arid landscapes in Namaqualand, South Africa. Restoration Ecology 12: 343-351.

Balmford, A., Manica, A., Airey, L., Birkin, L., Oliver, A. & Schleicher, J. 2004. Hollywood, climate change, and the public. Science 305 (5691): 1713-1713.

Beresford P., Barker F.K., Ryan P.G., Crowe T.M. 2004. The role of Africa in the history of oscine passerines: molecular systematics of several 'enigmas'. Cladistics 20 (6): 586-586.

Beresford, P., Fjeldså, J. & Kiure, J. 2004. A new species of Akalat (Sheppardia) narrowly endemic in the eastern arc of Tanzania. Auk 121:23-34.

Bowie, R.C.K., Fjeldså, J., Hackett, S.J. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Molecular Evolution in space and through time: mtDNA phylogeography of the Olive Sunbird (Nectarinia olivacealobscura) throughout continental Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33:56-74.

Bowie, R.C.K., Fjeldså, J., Hackett, S.J. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Systematics and biogeography of double-collared sunbirds from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. Auk 121:660-681.

Brashares, J.S., Arcese, P., Sam, M.K., Coppolillo, P.B., Sinclair, A.R.E. & Balmford, A. 2004. Bushmeat hunting, wildlife declines, and fish supply in West Africa. Science 306:1180-1183.

Bruner, A.G., R.E. Gullison & A. Balmford. 2004. Financial needs for comprehensive, functional protected area systems in developing countries. BioScience 54:1119-1126. [UCT address omitted in error]

Burger, B.V., Reiter, B., Borzyk, O. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. Avian exocrine secretions. I. Chemical characterization of the volatile fraction of the uropygial secretion of the Green woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30:1603-1611.

Covas, R., Brown, C.R., Anderson, M.D. & Brown, M.B. 2004. Juvenile and adult survival in the Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius), a southern-temperate colonial Cooperative breeder in Africa. Auk 121:1199-1207.

Covas, R., Huyser, O. & Doutrelant, C. 2004. Pygmy Falcon predation of nestlings of their obligate host, the Sociable Weaver. Ostrich 75(4):325-326.

Covas, R., Doutrelant, C. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. Experimental evidence of a link between breeding conditions and the decision to breed or to help in a colonial Cooperative bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 271:827-832.

Crowe, T.M. & Little, R.M. 2004. Francolins, partridges and spurfowls: what's in a name? Ostrich 75:199-203.

Curtis, O., Simmons, R. E. & Jenkins, A. R. 2004. Black Harrier Circus maurus of the Fynbos Biome, South Africa: a threatened specialist or an adaptable survivor? Bird Cons. Int. 14: 233-245.

Cuthbert, R. 2004. Breeding biology of the Atlantic Petrel, Pterodroma incerta, and a population estimate of this and other burrowing petrels on Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Emu 104 (3):221-228.

Cuthbert, R. 2004. Satellite (Platform Terminat Transmitters, PTT) Data Contributors: Tristan Albatross (Gough Island). In Tracking Ocean Wanderers: the global distribution of albatrosses and petrels, results from the Global Procellariiform Tracking Workshop, 1-5 September, 2003, Gordon's Bay, South Africa. Cambridge, BirdLife International. 13-14, 89-90.

Cuthbert, R. & Hilton, G. 2004. Introduced house mice Mus musculus: a significant predator of threatened and endemic birds on Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean? Biological Conservation 117:483-489.

Cuthbert, R., Hilton, G., Ryan, P. & Tuck, G.N. 2004. At-sea distribution of breeding Tristan albatrosses Diomedea dabbenena and potential interactions with pelagic longline fishing in the South Atlantic Ocean. Biological Conservation 121:345-355

Cuthbert, R., Sommer, E., Ryan, P., Cooper, J. & Hilton, G. 2004. Demography and conservation of the Tristan albatross Diomedea [exulans] dabbenena. Biological Conservation 117:471-481.

Dean, W.R.J. 2004. In memoriam: Richard Liversidge, 1926-2003. Auk 121:603-603.

Dean, W.R.J. 2004. Nomadic desert birds. Springer, Berlin. 185 p.

Dean, W.R.J. 2004. Book Review: The birds of Morocco (an annotated checklist) by Michel Thévenot, Rae Vernon and Patrick Bergier. Ostrich 75:184-185.

Dean, W.R.J. & Milton, S.J. 2004. Pre-1950 breeding records for vultures (Accipitridae) in southern Africa. Vulture News 51:54-59.

De Jauna, E., Suárez, F. & Ryan, P.G. 2004. Family Alaudidae (Larks). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D. (eds). Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 9. Lynx, Barcelona. Pp. 496-541

Doutrelant, C., Covas, R., Caizergues, A. & Du Plessis, M. 2004. Unexpected sex ratio adjustment in a colonial Cooperative bird: pairs with helpers produce more of the helping sex whereas pairs without helpers do not. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology 56:149-154.

Evans, B.S., Sweijd, N.A. Bowie, R.C.K., Cook, P.A. and Elliott, N.G. 2004. Population genetic structure of the perlemoen Haliotis midae in South Africa: evidence of range expansion and founder events. Marine Ecology Progress Series 270:163-172.

Fairbanks, D.H.K. 2004. Regional land-use impacts affecting avian richness patterns in Southern Africa - insights from historical avian atlas data. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 101:269-288.

Fairbanks, D.H.K., Hughes, C.J. & Turpie, J.K. 2004. Potential impact of viticulture expansion on habitat types in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation 13:1075-1100.

Gremillet, D., Dell'Omo, G., Ryan, P.G., Peters, G., Ropert-Coudert, Y. & Weeks, S.J. 2004. Offshore diplomacy, or how seabirds mitigate intra-specific competition: a case study based on GPS tracking of Cape gannets from neighbouring colonies. Marine Ecology Progress Series 268:265-279.

Herrmann, E. 2004. Common Fiscal Lanius collaris preying on a Cape Serotine Bat Eptesicus capensis. Ostrich 75:333.

Herrmann, E., Anderson, M.D. & Seaman, M. 2004. Occurrence and abundance of waterbirds at an ephemeral pan in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Ostrich 75:275-284.

Hockey, P.A.R. 2004. Predicting migratory behaviour in landbirds. In: R. Greenberg & P.P. Marra. (eds). Birds of two worlds: the ecology and evolution of migration. Baltimore, John Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0801881072. 466p.:53-62.

Hudak, A.T., Fairbanks, D.H.K. & Brockett, B.H. 2004. Trends in fire patterns in a southern African savanna under alternative land use practices. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 101:307-325.

Lepage, D. & Lloyd, P. 2004. Avian clutch size in relation to rainfall seasonality and stochasticity along an aridity gradient across South Africa. Ostrich 75:259-268.

Little, R.M. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Effects of a predator control experiment on Grey-winged Francolin (Scleroptila africanus) populations. Ostrich 75:285-287.

Lloyd, P. 2004. Comparative breeding success of Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis in two adjoining habitats. Ostrich 75:327-328.

Lloyd, P. 2004. Eight-to ten-day incubation and nestling periods among Eremopterix sparrow-larks. Ibis 146:347-350.

Lloyd, P. 2004. Variation in nest predation among arid-zone birds. Ostrich 75:228-235.

Malan, G. 2004. The relative influence of prey abundance and co-breeders on the reproductive performance of polyandrous Pale Changing-Goshawks. Ostrich 75:44-51.

Mandiwana, T. 2004. Taxonomy, phylogenetics and biogeography of Red-wing (Scleroptila spp.) Francolins (family Phasianidae, order Galliformes) Cladistics-The International Journal of the Willi Hennig Society 20: 88-89.

Mills, M.S.L. 2004. Bird community responses to savanna fires: should managers be concerned? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 34:1-11.

Mills, M.S.L., Boix-Hinzen, C. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. Live or let live: life-history decisions of the breeding female Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri. Ibis Online First.

Milton, S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 2004. Adaptations in desert organisms: even the bad times may be good. South African Journal of Science 100:405-407.

Mwangi, P.N., Milewski, A. & Wahangu, G.M. 2004. Mineral licks used by African elephants in Aberdares National Park, Kenya. Pachyderm 37:59-67.

Nalwanga, D., Lloyd, P., Du Plessis, M. & Martin, T.E. 2004. Nest-site partitioning in a strandveld shrubland bird community. Ostrich 75:250-258.

Nalwanga, D., Lloyd, P., Du Plessis, M.A. & Martin, T.E. 2004. The influence of nest-site characteristics on the nesting success of the Karoo Prinia (Prinia maculosa). Ostrich 75:269-274.

Neke, K.S. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. The threat of transformation: quantifying the vulnerability of grasslands in South Africa. Conservation Biology 18:466-477.

Nel, D. & Ryan, P. 2004. Satellite (Platform Terminat Transmitters, PTT) Data Contributors: Wandering and Grey-headed Albatross (Marion Island). In Tracking Ocean Wanderers: the global distribution of albatrosses and petrels, results from the Global Procellariiform Tracking Workshop, 1-5 September, 2003, Gordon's Bay, South Africa. Cambridge, BirdLife International. 64-66.

Prendini, L. Crowe, T.M. & Wheeler, W.C. 2004. Burrowing scorpion phylogeny and the evolution of Paleodrainage systems in southern Africa. Cladistics 20:93.

Radford, A.N. 2004. Incubation feeding by helpers influences female nest attendance in the Green woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55:583-588.

Radford, A.N. 2004. Voice breaking in males results in sexual dimorphism of Green woodhoopoe calls. Behaviour 141:555-569.

Radford, A.N. 2004. Vocal mediation of foraging competition in the Cooperatively breeding Green woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56:279-285.

Radford, A.N. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. Extreme sexual dimorphism in Green Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus) bill length: a case of sexual selection? Auk 121:178-183.

Radford, A.N. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2004. Green woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus territories remain stable despite group-size fluctuations. Journal of Avian Biology 35:262-268.

Richardson, D.M., Cambray, J.A., Chapman, R.A., Dean, W.R.J., Griffiths, C.L., Le Maitre, D.C., Newton, D.J. & Winstanley, T.J. 2003. Vectors and pathways of biological invasions in South Africa: past, present and future. In Invasive Species: vectors and management strategies. Edited BY G.M. Ruiz & J.T. Carlton, Washington, Island Press. 292-349.

Ropert-Coudert, Y., Gremillet, D., Ryan, P., Kato, A., Naito, Y. & Le Maho, Y. 2004. Between air and water: the plunge dive of the Cape Gannet Morus capensis. Ibis 146:281-290.

Ropert-Coudert, Y., Gremillet, D., Kato, A., Ryan, P., Naito, Y. & Le Maho, Y. 2004. A fine-scale time budget of Cape Gannets provides insights into the foraging strategies of coastal seabirds. Animal Behaviour 67:985-992.

Ryan, P.G. 2004. Nest sites and clutch sizes of House Sparrows at Dassen Island, South Africa. Ostrich 75:165-167.

Ryan, P.G. 2004. Pink-backed Pelicans feeding communally with Great White Pelicans. Ostrich 75:168.

Ryan, P.G., De Jauna, E., Suárez, F., Alstrom, P. & Donald, P.F. 2004. Species accounts of Alaudidae. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D. (eds) Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 9. Lynx, Barcelona. Pp. 542-601.

Ryan, P.G., Petersen, S.L., Peters, G. & Gremillet, D. 2004. GPS tracking a marine predator: the effects of precision, resolution and sampling rate on foraging tracks of African Penguins. Marine Biology 145:215-223.

Ryan, P.G., Sinclair, I., Cohen, C., Mills, M.S.L., Spottiswoode, C.N. & Cassidy, R. 2004. The conservation status and vocalisations of threatened birds from the scarp forest of Cuanza Sul, Angola. Bird Conservation International 14:247-260.

Ryan, P.G., Wright, D., Oatley, G., Wakeling, J., Cohen, C., Nowell, T.L., Bowie, R.C.K., Ward, V. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Systematics of Serinus canaries and the status of Cape and Yellow-crowned Canaries inferred from mtDNA and morphology. Ostrich 75:288-294.

Sandwith, M. 2004. Book Review: Whose Bird? Men and women commemorated in the common names of birds by BeoLens, B. & Watkins, M. Ostrich 75:78.

Simmons, R.E. Barnard, P., Dean, W.R.J., Midgley, G.F., Thuiller, W., & Hughes G. 2004. Climate change and birds: perspectives and prospects from southern Africa. Ostrich 75:295-308.

Spottiswoode, C., Herrmann, E., Rasa, O.A.E. & Spasford, C.W. 2004. Co-operative breeding in the Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus. Ostrich 75:322-324.

Spottiswoode, C., Moller, A.P. 2004. Extrapair paternity, migration, and breeding synchrony in birds. Behavioral Ecology 15:41-57.

Tuck, G.N., Polacheck, T., Croxhall, J.P., Weimerskirch, H., Ryan, P., Nel, D. Wayte, S. and Bulman, C.M. 2004. Modelling the impact of fishery incidental mortality on three populations of Wandering Albatross. In: A comprehensive study of the ecological impacts of the worldwide pelagic longline industry: southern hemisphere studies by G.N. Tuck. Hobart, CSIRO Marine Research, 243p. ISBN 187699679X pp. 149-223

Turpie, J.K. 2004. The role of resource economics in the control of invasive alien plants in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 100:87-93.

Turpie, J.K. & Joubert, A.R. 2004. The value of flower tourism on the Bokkeveld Plateau – a botanical hotspot. Development Southern Africa 21(4):645-662.

Turpie, J.K., Winkler, H. & Midgley, G. 2004. Economic impacts of climate change of South Africa: a preliminary assessment of unmitigated damage costs. In: Sustainable options: development lessons from applied environmental economics edited by J. Blignaut & M. De Wit. Cape Town, UCT Press.

Walker, A.L., Bowie, R.C.K., Ratcliffe, C.S. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Fowl play: identification and management of hybridisation between wild and domestic Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) in South Africa. Ostrich 75:195-198.

Wanless, R.M. 2003. Can the Aldabra White-Throated Rail Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus fly? Atoll Research Bulletin 508:1-7.

Wichmann, M.C., Dean, W.R.J. & Jeltsch, F. 2004. Global change challenges the Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax): modelling extinction risk with respect to predicted climate and land use changes. Ostrich 75:204-210.

Wiseman, R., Page, B.R. & O'Connor, T.G. 2004. Woody vegetation change in response to browsing in Ithala Game Reserve, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Management 34:25-37.

Witt, A.B.R. & Samways, M.J. 2004. Influence of agricultural land transformation and pest management practices on the arthropod diversity of a biodiversity hotspot, the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. African Entomology 12:89-95.