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Abbott, C.L., Double, M.C., Gales, R., Baker, G.B., Gales, R, Lashko, A., Robertson, C.J.R. & Ryan, P.G. 2006. Molecular provenance analysis for Shy and White-capped Albatrosses killed by fisheries interactions in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Conservation Genetics 7:531-542.

Alston, K.P. and Richardson, D.M. 2006. The roles of habitat features, disturbance, and distance from putative source populations in structuring alien plant invasions at the urban/wildland interface on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Biological Conservation 132:183-198.

Angel, A., Branch, G.M., Wanless, R.M. & Siebert, T. 2006. Causes of rarity and range restriction of an endangered, endemic limpet, Siphonaria compressa. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 330:245-260.

Aronson, J., Milton, S. & Blignaut, J. 2006. Conceiving the science, business and practice of restoring natural capital. Ecological Restoration 24:22-24.

Aronson, J., Milton, S., Blignaut, J. & Clewell, A.F. 2006. Nature conservation as if people mattered. Journal for Nature Conservation 14:260-263.

Aronson, J., Milton, S., Blignaut, J. & Clewell, A.F. 2006. Editorial – Natural capital: the limiting factor. Ecological Engineering 28:1-5.

Aronson, J., Clewell, A.F., Blignaut, J. & Milton, S. 2006. Ecological restoration: a new frontier for nature conservation and economics. Journal for Nature Conservation 14:135-139

Balmford, B.J., Balmford, A., Blakeman, S., Manica, A. & Cowling, R.M. 2006. Diurnal versus nocturnal pollination of Brunsvigia gregaria R.A. Dyer (Amaryllidaceae) at a coastal site. S. Afr. J. Botany. 72:291-294.

Barnes, K., Bloomer P. & Ryan, P. 2006. Meeting abstract: Phylogeny and speciation in African larks (Alaudidae). Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:134.

Bester, M. N., Wilson, J.W., Burle, M-H. & Hofmeyr, G.J.G. 2006 Population trends of Subantarctic fur seals at Gough Island. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 36(2):191-194.

Bidwell, M.T., Ryan P. & Shaw, K. 2006. Meeting abstract: Habitat selection and reproductive success in Blue Cranes in a South African agricultural landscape. Journal of Ornithology 147(5) Suppl. 1:99.

Bowie, R.C.K. 2006. Book Review: The speciation and biogeography of Birds by I. Newton. Ostrich. 77:116-117.

Bowie R, Fjeldså J. 2006. Meeting abstract: Comparative phylogeography of the Eastern Arc Mountain avifauna, Tanzania. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:141-142.

Bowie, R Fjeldså, J., Hackett, S. & Crowe, T. 2006. Meeting abstract: Phylogeography of the Olive Sunbird in Africa. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:142.

Bowie, Rauri C.K., Jon Fjeldså, Shannon J. Hackett, John M. Bates, Timothy M. Crowe. 2006. Coalescent models reveal the relative roles of ancestral polymorphism, vicariance, and dispersal in shaping phylogeographical structure of an African montane forest robin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38:171–188.

Covas, R., Dalecky, A., Caizergues, A. & Doutrelant, C. 2006. Kin associations and direct vs indirect fitness benefits in colonial cooperatively breeding sociable weavers Philetairus socius. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60:323-331.

Crowe, T.M., Bowie, R.C.K., Bloomer, P., Mandiwana, T., Hedderson T., Randi, E., Pereira, S.L. and Wakeling. J. 2006. Phylogenetics and biogeography of, and character evolution in gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes): effects of character exclusion, partitioning and missing data. Cladistics 22:1-38.

Crowe, T.M., Bloomer, P., Randi, E., Lucchini, V., Kimball, R., Braun, E. & J.G. Groth. 2006. Supra-generic cladistics of landfowl (Order Galliformes). Acta Zoologica Sinica 52 (Supp. issue 1):358-361.

Cumming, G.S. & Guégan, J-F. 2006. Food webs and disease: is pathogen diversity limited by vector diversity? EcoHealth 3:163-170.

Cumming, G.S. & Spiesman, B.J. 2006. Regional problems need integrated solutions: pest management and conservation biology in agroecosystems. Biological Conservation 131:533-543

Cumming, G.S. & van Vuuren, D.P. 2006. Will climate change affect ectoparasite species ranges? Global Ecology and Biogeography 15:486-497.

Dean, W. R. J. 2006. Age structure of a Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis population. Vulture News 55:8-9.

Dean, W.R.J. 2006. Book review: Non-cooperative breeding in the California Scrub-jay. Ostrich 77:112.

Dean, W.R.J. 2006. Clarification of the type-locality of Temminck’s Courser Cursorius temminckii damarensis Reichenow, 1900. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 126:309-310

Dean, W.R.J. 2006. Longevity and survival of colonies of Messor capensis (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in the Karoo, South Africa. African Entomology 14: 381-383.

Dean, W. R. J. 2006. The type locality of Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii damarensis Reichenow, 1900. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 126:309.

Dean, W.R.J., Milton, S.J. & Anderson, M.D. 2006. Use of road kills and roadside vegetation by Pied and Cape Crows in sermi-arid South Africa. Ostrich 77:102-104.

Dean, W.R.J., Sandwith, M. & Milton, S.J. 2006. The bird collections of C.J. Andersson in southern Africa, 1850-1867. Archives of Natural History 33:159-171.

Dean, W.R.J., Yeaton, R.I. & Milton, S.J. 2006. Foraging sites of Turkey Vultures Cathartes aura and Common Ravens Corvus corax in central Mexico. Vulture News 54:30-33.

Delport, W., Bloomer, P. & Ryan, P. 2006. Meeting abstract: Inferring the mode of speciation in Nesospiza buntings of the Tristan da Cunha islands. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:107.

Delport, W., Cunningham, M., Olivier, B., Preisig, O. & van der Merwe, S.W. 2006. A population genetics pedigree perspective on the transmission of Helicobacter pylori. Genetics 174:2107-2118.

Delport, W., Grant, T.J., Ryan, P.G. & Bloomer, P. 2006. Ten microsatellite loci for evolutionary research on Nesospiza buntings. Molecular Ecology Notes 6:1180-1183.

Dobson,A., Lodge,D., Alder,J., Cumming,G.S., Keymer,J., McGlade,J., Mooney,H., Rusak,J.A., Sala,O., Wolters,V., Wall,D., Winfree,R., & Marguerite A. Xenopoulos 2006 Habitat loss, trophic collapse, and the decline of ecosystem services. Ecology, 87(8):1915–1924.

du Plessis, M. A. 2006 Meeting Abstract: Delayed dispersal and cooperative breeding in birds. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 3-3.

Eccard, J.A., Dean, W.R.J., Wichmann, M.C., Huttunen, S.M., Eskelinen, E., Moloney, K.A. and Jeltsch, F. 2006. Use of large Acacia trees by the cavity dwelling Black-tailed Tree Rat in the southern Kalahari. Journal of Arid Environments 64:604-615.

Ericson, P.G.P., Zuccon, D., Ohlson, J.I., Johansson, U.S., Alvarenga, H. and Prum, R.O. (2006) Higher-level phylogeny and morphological evolution of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins and their allies (Aves: Tyrannida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40:471-483.

Ericson, Per G. P., Anderson, Cajsa L., Britton, Tom, Elzanowski, Andrzej, Johansson, Ulf S., Kallersjo, Mari, Ohlson, Jan I., Parsons, Thomas J., Zuccon, Dario & Mayr, Gerald. 2006. Diversification of Neoaves: integration of molecular sequence data and fossils. Biology Letters 2 (4): 543-U1.

Eshiamwata, G.W., Berens, D.G., Bleher, B., Dean, W.R.J. & Böhning-Gaese, K. 2006. Bird assemblages in isolated Ficus trees in Kenyan farmland. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22:723-726.

Farmer, H. 2006. Lagomorph distribution across Little Karoo vegetation types. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 36:186-188.

Farmer, H. & Milton, S.J. 2006. Comparison of broad-scale plant species preferences of indigenous herbivores in a nature reserve in the Little Karoo with those of domestic smallstock. South African Journal of Science 102:311-316.

Feldheim, K.A., McFarlane, M.L. and Bowie, R.C.K. 2006. Isolation of highly polymorphic autosomal microsatellite loci and a sex-linked locus from sugarbirds. Molecular Ecology Notes 6:1019-1021.

Fjeldsǻ, J., Bowie, R.C.K. & Kiure, J. 2006. The forest batis, Batis mixta, is two species: description of a new, narrowly distributed Batis species in the Eastern Arc biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Ornithology 147:578-590.

Fritz EL, Slavik T, Delport W, Olivier B, van der Merwe SW 2006 Incidence of Helicobacter felis and the effect of coinfection with Helicobacter pylori on the gastric mucosa in the African population Journal of Clinical Microbiology 44 (5):1692-1696.

Fuchs, J., Fjeldså, J., Bowie, R.C.K., Voelker, G. and Pasquet, E. 2006 The African warbler genus Hyliota as a lost lineage in the Oscine songbird tree: molecular support for an African origin of the Passerida. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 39:186-197.

Gimenez, O., Covas, R., Brown, C.R., Anderson, M.K., Brown, M.B. and Lenormand, T. 2006. Nonparametric estimation of natural selection on quantitative trait using mark-recapture data. Evolution 60:460-466.

Gonzalez-Elorriaga, M., Molina, B., LLoyd, P. & Bosque, C. 2006. Evidence that White-backed Mousebirds feed nestlings a merocrine secretion produced by esophageal mucous glands. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:174.

Goss-Custard, J.D., West, A.D., Yates, M.G., Caldow, R.W.G., Stillman, R.A., Bardsley, L., Castilla, J., Castro, M., Dierschke, V., dit Durrell, S.E.A.LeV., Eichhorn, G., Ens, B.J., Exo, K.-M., Udayangani-Fernando, P.U., Ferns, P.N., Hockey, P.A.R., Gill, J.A., Johnstone, I., Kalejta-Summers, B., Masero, J.A., Moreira, F., Nagarajan, R.V., Owens, I.P.F., Pacheco, C., Perez-Hurtado, A., Rogers, D., Scheiffarth, G., Sitters, H., Sutherland, W.J., Triplet, P., Worrall, D.H., Zharikov, Y., Zwarts, L. & Pettifor, R.A. 2006. Intake rates and the functional response in shorebirds (Charadriiformes) eating macro-invertebrates. Biological Reviews 81:501-529.

Grémillet, D., Pichegru, L., Siorat, F. & Georges, J.-Y. 2006. Conservation implications of the apparent mismatch between population dynamics and foraging effort in French northern gannets from the English Channel. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310:15-25.

Hermann, L., Solms, L., Ryan, P. & Bloomer, P. 2006. Meeting abstract: The Bar-throated Apalis subspecies complex (Sylviidae): A phylogenetic analysis. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1:87.

Hockey, P.A.R. 2006. Distribution, status and movement patterns of Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea among the islands of the Indian Ocean. International Wader Studies 19:165-170.

Jansen R., Crowe T.M. 2006. Food preferences of Swainson's spurfowl, Pternistis swainsonii in a diverse agricultural landscape. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 36(2):113-121.

Jansen, R., van der Spuy, S.D. & Crowe, T.M. 2006. Low incidence of blood parasite infection within a population of Swainson’s Spurfowl Pternistis swainsonii. Ostrich 77:109-111.

Johansson, U., Fjeldså, J. & Bowie, R. 2006. Phylogeny and biogeography of the bulbuls, family Pycnonotidae. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 95.

Kahindo, C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Bates, J.M. 2006. The relevance of data on genetic diversity for the conservation of Afro-montane regions. Biological Conservation 134:262-270.

Knight AT. 2006. Failing but learning: Writing the wrongs after Redford and Taber. Conservation Biology 20 (4): 1312-1314.

Lewis, S., Grémillet, D., Daunt, F., Ryan, P.G., Crawford, R.J.M. & Wanless, S. 2006. Using behavioural and state variables to identify proximate causes of population change in a seabird. Oecologia 147:606-614.

Lloyd, P. 2006. Book review: Monitoring bird populations using mist-nets. Ostrich 77:114-115.

Lloyd, P. 2006. Density-dependent nest predation: a field test. African Journal of Ecology 44: 293-295.

Lloyd, P. 2006. Meeting abstract: Variation among reproductive life-history traits as a function of age-specific survival, and their net consequences for annual fecundity. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 47.

Lloyd, P., Martin, T.E., Redmond, R.L., Hart, M.M., Langner, U. & Bassar, R.D. 2006. Assessing the influence of spatial scale on the relationship between avian nesting success and forest fragmentation. In J. Wu, K.B. Jones, H. Li & O.L. Loucks (eds), Scaling and uncertainty analysis in ecology: methods and applications, 259-273, Springer, Netherlands.

Martin, T.E., Bassar, R.D., Bassar, S.K., Fontaine, J.J., Lloyd, P., Mathewson, H.A., Niklison, A.M. & Chalfoun, A. 2006. Life-history and ecological correlates of geographic variation in egg and clutch mass among passerine species. Evolution 60:390-398.

McKechnie, A. & Erasmus, B. 2006. Climate change and birds in hot deserts: The impacts of increased demand for thermoregulatory water on survival and reproduction. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 209-210.

McKechnie, A.E., Freckleton, R.P. & Jetz, W. 2006. Phenotypic plasticity in the scaling of avian basal metabolic rate. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273:931-937.

Muntifering, J.R., Dickman, A.J., Perlow, L.M., Hruska, T., Ryan, P.G., Marker, L.L. & Jeo, R.M. 2006. Managing the matrix for large carnivores: a novel approach and perspective from cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) habitat suitability modelling. Animal Conservation 9:103-112.

O’Farrell, P. & Milton, S.J. 2006. Road verge and rangeland plant communities in the southern Karoo: exploring what influences diversity, dominance and cover. Biodiversity and Conservation 15:921-938.

Owino, A.O. & Ryan, P.G. 2006. Habitat associations of papyrus specialist birds at three papyrus swamps in western Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 44:438-443.

Petersen, S.L., Branch, G.M., Ainley, D.G., Boersma, P.D., Cooper, J. & Woehler, E.J. 2005. Is flipper banding of Penguins a problem? Marine Ornithology 33:75-79.

Petersen, S.L., Ryan, P.G. & Grémillet, D. 2006. Is food availability limiting African Penguins Spheniscus demersus At Boulders? A comparison of foraging effort at mainland and island colonies. Ibis 148:14–26.

Radford, A.N. & du Plessis, M.A. 2006. Dual function of allopreening in the cooperatively breeding green woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 61:221-230.

Radford, A.N. & Ridley, A.R. 2006. Recruitment calling: a novel form of extended parental care in an altricial species. Current Biology 16:1-5.

Randi, E. & Crowe, T.M. 2006 Evolutionary genetics of the Phasianidae: Introduction Acta Zoologica Sinica 52 (Supp. issue 1):357.

Ritz, M. S., Phillips, R., Ryan, P. & Peter, H-U. 2006. Meeting abstract: Phylogeography of the great southern skuas (Catharacta spec.). Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 238.

Ropert-Coudert, Y., Wilson, R.P., Grémillet, D., Kato, A., Lewis, S. & Ryan, P.G. 2006. Electrocardiogram recordings in free-ranging gannets reveal minimum difference in heart rate during flapping versus gliding flight. Marine Ecology Progress Series 328:275-284.

Roxburgh, L. 2006. The impacts of fuelwood collection and farming on Chaplin's Barbet, an endemic hole-nesting fig specialist in Zambia. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 241.

Ryan, P.G., 2006. Family Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies). Pp. 378-419 in : del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 11. Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Ryan, P.G. 2005. Book Review: Marine Conservation Biology: the Science of Maintaining the Sea’s Biodiversity. Marine Ornithology 33:200-201.

Ryan, P.G., Dean, W.R.J., Madge, S.C. & Pearson, D.J. 2006. Family Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies): species accounts. Pp. 420-490 in : del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 11. Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Ryan, P.G., Dorse, C. & Hilton, G.M. 2006. The conservation status of the spectacled petrel Procellaria conspicillata. Biological Conservation 131:575-583.

Ryan, Peter G., Phillips, Richard A., Nel, Deon C. & Wood, Andrew G. 2006. Breeding frequency in Grey-headed Albatrosses Thalassarche chrysostoma. Ibis 149:45-52.

Ryan, P.G., Nel, D.C. & Cooper, J. 2006. Reducing longline mortality in seabirds: a South African perspective. Acta Zoologica Sinica 52 (Supplement): 645–648.

Ryan, P.G. and Sinclair, I. 2006. Mussulo – an important shorebird wintering site in Angola. Wader Study Group Bulletin 109:120.

Schwarzenberger, A., Lentner, R.& Dean, W. R. J. 2006. Meeting abstract: Vegetation structure and bird communities: Case studies in two hemispheres. Journal of Ornithology 147 (5) Suppl. 1: 249.

Simmons, R.E., Sakko, A., Paterson, J. & Nzuzi, A. 2006. Birds and conservation significance of the Namib Desert’s least known coastal wetlands: Baia and Ilha dos Tigres, Angola. African Journal of Marine Science 28:713-717.

Spottiswoode, C.N., Tottrup, A.P. & Coppack, T. 2006. Sexual selection predicts advancement of avian spring migration in response to climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 273 (1605): 3023-3029.

Taylor W.A., Skinner J.D. 2006. Two aspects of social behaviour in grey rhebok: scent marking and submission South African Journal of Wildlife Research 36(2):183-185.

Tews, J., Milton, S.J. Esther, A. Jeltsch, F. 2006. Linking a population model with a landscape model: assessing the impact of land use and climate change on savanna shrub cover dynamics. Ecological Modelling 195 (3-4): 219-228.

Wichmann, M.C., Dean, W.R.J. & Jeltsch, F. 2006. Predicting the breeding success of large raptors in arid southern Africa: a first assessment. Ostrich 77:22-27.

Williams, A.J. & Simmons, R.E. 2006 The status of the Curlew Sandpipers Calidris ferruginea on the Namib coast. In: Underhill LG, Tomkovich PS, Harrison JA (eds) The annual cycle of the Curlew Sandpiper. International Wader Studies 19: 156-159.

Wilson, J. W., Burle, M.-H. & Bester, M. N. 2006. Vagrant Antarctic pinnipeds at Gough Island. Polar Biology 29:905-908