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Archibald, S., Bond, W.J., Stock, W.D. & Fairbanks, D.H.K. 2005. Shaping the landscape: Fire-grazer interactions in an African savanna. Ecological Applications 15:96-109.

Balmford, A., Cowling, L., Ten Brink, B. Cooper, D, et al. 2005. The Convention on Biological Diversity's 2010 target. Science 307:212-213.

Balmford, A. & W. Bond. 2005. Trends in the state of nature and implications for human well-being. Ecology Letters. 8:1218-1234.

Balmford, A., Crane, P., Dobson A, Green, R.E. & Mace, G.M. 2005 The 2010 challenge: Data availability, information needs and extraterrestrial insights. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 360:221-228.

Balmford, A., Green R.E., Scharlemann, J.P.W. 2005. Sparing land for nature: exploring the potential impact of changes in agricultural yield on the area needed for crop production. Global Change Biology 11(10):1594-1605.

Beresford, P., Barker, F.K., Ryan, P.G. & Crowe, T.M. 2005. African endemics span the tree of songbirds (Passeri): molecular systematics of several evolutionary ‘enigmas’. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272:849-858.

Bomhard, B., Richardson, D.M., Donaldson, J.S., Hughes, G.O., Midgley, G.F., Raimondo, D.C., Rebelo, A.G., Rouget, M. & Thuiller, W. 2005. Potential impacts of future land use and climate change on the Red List status of the Proteaceae in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Global change Biology 11:1452-1468.

Bowie, R.C.K., Voelker, G., Fjeldså, J. Lens, L., Hackett, S.J. & Crowe, T.M. 2005. Systematics of the olive thrush Turdus olivaceus species complex with reference to the taxonomic status of the endangered Taita thrush T. helleri. Journal of Avian Biology 36:391-404.

Bragg, C.J., Donaldson, J.D. & Ryan, P.G. 2005. Density of Cape porcupines in a semi-arid environment and their impact on soil turnover and related ecosystem processes. Journal of Arid Environments 61:261-275.

Covas, R. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2005. The effect of helpers on artificially increased brood size in sociable weavers (Philetairus socius). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 57:631-363.

Curtis, O., Malan, G., Jenkins, A. & Myburgh, N. 2005. Multiple-brooding in birds of prey: South African Black Sparrowhawks Accipiter melanoleucus extend the boundaries. Ibis 147:11-16.

Cuthbert, R., Hilton, G., Ryan, P. & Tuck, G.N. 2005. 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.

Danielson, F., Burgess, N.D., Balmford, A. 2005. Monitoring Matters: Examining the Potential of Locally-based Approaches. Biodiversity & Conservation 14:2507-2542.

Dean, W.R.J. 2005. The type locality of the Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash (Latham) Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 125:42-43.

Dean, W.R.J. & Milton, S.J. 2005. Stomach contents of birds (Aves) in The Natural History Museum, Tring, United Kingdom, collected in southern Africa, northern Mozambique and Angola. Durban Museum Novitates 30:15-23.

Dean, W.R. & Williams, J.B. 2005. Adaptations of birds for life in deserts with particular reference to Larks (Alaudidae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 59:79-51.

De Villiers, M.S., Cooper, J. & Ryan, P.G. 2005. Individual variability of behavioural responses by Wandering Albatrosses (Diomedea exulans) to human disturbance. Polar Biology 28:255-260.

Dobson, A.P., Balmford, A., Crane, P.R., Green, R.E. & Mace, G.M. 2005. Establishing indicators for biodiversity. Response. Science 308: 792.

Du Plessis, M.A. & Sandwith, M.M. 2005. Book review: The Birds of Africa Vol 7, Sparrows to Buntings. Ostrich 76:95.

Green, R.E., Cornell, S.J., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Balmford, A. 2005. Farming and the fate of wild nature. Science 307:550-555.

Green, R.E., Cornell, S. J., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Balmford, A. 2005. The future of farming and conservation. Response. Science 308:1257-1258.

Hockey, P.A.R. 2005. Predicting migratory behavior in landbirds. In Birds of two worlds (Eds. R. Greenberg & P.P. Marra). Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press. Pp 53-62.

Jansen, R. & Crowe, T.M. 2005. Relationships between breeding activity and rainfall for Swainson’s Suprfowl, Pternistis swainsonii, within southern Africa, with specific reference to the Springbok Flats, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Ostrich 76:190-194.

Jenkins, A.R. & Van Zyl, A.J. 2005. Conservation status and community structure of cliff-nesting raptors and ravens on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Ostrich 76:175-184.

Leader-Williams, N., Balmford, A., Linkie, M., Mace, G.M., Smith, R.J., Stevenson, M. Walter, O., West, C.D. & Zimmerman, A. 2005. Beyond the ark: conservation biologists’ views of the achievements of zoos in conservation. In Catalysts for Conservation: a Direction for Zoos in the 21st Century (Eds A. Zimmerman, C. West, M. Hatchwell & R. Lattis), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Little, I.T., Little, R.M., Jansen, R. & Crowe, T.M. 2005. Winter bird assemblages, species richness and relative abundance at a re-vegetated coal mine in the Middelburg district, MpuMalanga province, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Management 35:13-22.

Lloyd, P., Martin, T.E., Redmond, R.L., Langer, U. & Hart, M.M. 2005. Linking demographic effects of habitat fragmentation across landscapes to continental source-sink dynamics. Ecological Applications 15:1504-1514.

Machange, R.W., Jenkins, A.R. & Navarro, R.A. 2005. Eagles as indicators of ecosystem health: Is the distribution of Martial Eagle nests in the Karoo, South Africa, influenced by variations in land-use and rangeland quality? Journal of Arid Environments 63:223-243.

Malan, G. 2005. Reproductive partitioning among polyandrous alpha and beta pale chanting-goshawk males. African Zoology 40:213-222.

Mills, M.S.L., Boix-Hinzen, C. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2005. Live or let live: life-history decisions of the breeding female Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri. Ibis 147:48-56.

Mills, M.S.L. & Ryan, P.G. 2005. Modelling impacts of long-line fishing: what are the effects of pair-bond disruption and sex-biased mortality on albatross fecundity? Animal Conservation 8:359-367.

Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J. & Leuteritz, Th.E.J. 2005. Opportunistic and multiple breeding attempts in plants and vertebrates of semi-deserts with unpredictable rainfall events through the year. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 59:43-53.

Muchai, M. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2005. Nest predation of grassland bird species increases with parental activity at the nest. Journal of Avian Biology 36(2):110-116.

Prinsloo, H.C., Harley, V., Reilly, B.K. & Crowe, T.M. 2005. Sex-related variation in morphology of helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) from the Riemland of the northeastern Free State, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 35:98-96.

Radford, A.N. 2005. Group-specific vocal signatures and neighbour-stranger discrimination in the Cooperatively breeding Green woodhoopoe. Animal Behaviour 70:1227-1234.

Roupert-Coudert, Y., Gremillet, D., Gachot-Neveu, H., Lewis, S. & Ryan, P.G. 2005. Seeking dimorphism in monomorphic species: the lure of the Gannet’s mask. Ostrich 76:212-214.

Roxburgh, L. & Nicolson, S.W. 2005. Patterns of host use in two African mistletoes: the importance of mistletoe–host compatibility and avian disperser behaviour. Functional Ecology 19:865–873.

Ryan, P.G. & Marshall, H.K. 2005. Variation in the wing-clapping display of Clapper Larks. Ostrich 76:73-77.

Ryan, P.G. & Sinclair, I. 2005. Mussulo – an important shorebird wintering site in Angola. Wader Study Group Bulletin 108:1.

Simmons, R.E. 2005. Declining coastal avifauna at a diamond mining site in Namibia: comparisons and causes. Ostrich 76:97-103.

Simmons, R.E., Du Plessis, M.A., & Hedderson, T.A.J. 2005. Seeing the woodhoopoe for the trees: should we abandon Namibia's Violet Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus damarensis as a species? Ibis 147:222-224.