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Angel, A., Wanless, R.M. & Cooper, J. 2009. Review of impacts of the introduced house mouse on islands in the Southern Ocean: are mice equivalent to rats? Biological Invasions. 11:1743-1754.

Barnard, P. and Midgley, G. 2009. No going back for species and ecosystems. Book Review: Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming by Anthony D. Barnosky. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:9-10.

Bell, M.B.V., Radford, A.N., Rose, R., Wade, H. M. & Ridley, A. R. 2009. The value of constant surveillance in a risky environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276:2997-3005.

Best, P.B., Glass, J.P., Ryan, P.G. & Dalebout, M.L. 2009. Cetacean records from Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89:1023-1032.

Bester, M.N., Ryan, P.G. and Visagie, J. 2009. Summer survey of fur seals at Prince Edward Island, southern Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science 2009, 31(3):451–455.

Biard, C., Gil, D., Karadas¸ F., Saino, N., Spottiswoode, C.N., Surai, P.F. & Møller, A.P. 2009. Maternal effects mediated by antioxidants and the evolution of carotenoid-based signals in birds. American Naturalist 174:696-708.

Booth, V.R. & Cumming, D.H.M. 2009. The development of a recreational hunting industry and its relationship with conservation in southern Africa. In: Recreational hunting, conservation and rural livelihoods: science and practice edited by Barney Dickson, Jon Hutton & William M. Adams. London, Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 282-295.

Boyes, R.S. and Perrin, M.R . 2009. The feeding ecology of Meyer’s Parrot Poicephalus meyeri in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Ostrich 2009, 80(3):153–164.

Braby, J. Braby R.J., Braby N., Simmons R.E. 2009. Protecting Damara Terns Sterna balaenarum from recreational disturbance in the Namib Desert increases breeding density and overall success. Ostrich 80:71-75.

Brischoux, F. & Cook, T.R. 2009. Juniors seek an end to the Impact Factor race. Bioscience 59:638-639.

Child, M.F. 2009. The Thoreau Ideal as a unifying thread in the conservation movement. Conservation Biology 23:241-243.

Child, M.F., Cumming, G.S. & Amano, T. 2009. Assessing the broad-scale impact of agriculturally transformed and protected area landscapes on avian taxonomic and functional richness. Biological Conservation 142(11):2593-2601.

Colabuono, F.I., Barquete V., Domingues, B.S., Montone, R.C. 2009. Plastic ingestion by Procellariiformes in Southern Brazil. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58(1):93-96.

Converse, S.J., Kendall, W.L., Doherty Jr., P.F. and Ryan, P.G. 2009. Multistate Models for Estimation of Survival and Reproduction in the Grey-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma) The Auk 126(1):77–88.

Cook, T.R. 2009. Book Review: Atlas des oiseaux nicheurs de la Grande Comore, de Mohéli et d’Anjouan by Michel Louette, Hachime Abdérémane, Ibrahim Yahaya and Danny Meirte. Ostrich 2009, 80(3): 205–207.

Cooper, J., Bester, M.N., Chown, S.L., Crawford, R.J.M., Daly, R., Heyns, E., Lamont, T., Ryan, P.G. & Shaw, J.D. 2009. Biological survey of the Prince Edward Islands, December 2008. South African Journal of Science 105:317-320.

Cooper, J., Bester, M.N., Chown, S.L., Crawford, R.J.M., Daly, R., Heyns, E., Lamont, T., Ryan, P.G. & Shaw, J.D. 2009. Biological survey of the Prince Edward Islands, December 2008. South African Journal of Science 105:317-320.

Crawford, R.J.M., Ryan, P.G., Dyer, B.M. and Upfold, L. 2009. Recent trends in numbers of Crozet shags breeding at the Prince Edward Islands. African Journal of Marine Science 2009 31(3): 427–430.

Crawford, R.J.M., Whittington, P.A., Upfold, L., Ryan, P.G., Petersen, S.L., Dyer, B.M. and J Cooper, J. 2009. Recent trends in numbers of four species of penguins at the Prince Edward Islands. African Journal of Marine Science 2009 31(3): 419–426.

Crowe T. 2009. Management of southern African gamebirds: opportunities and threats. Pages 11 - 15 in Cederbaum, S.B., Faircloth, B.C., Terhune, T.M., Thompson, J.J., Carroll J.P., eds. Gamebird 2006: Quail VI and Perdix XII. 31 May - 4 June 2006. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA, USA.

Crowe, T.M. 2009. Book Review: Reproductive biology and bird phylogeny. Miles to go before we sleep. Cladistics 25:105-106.

Cumming G.S., Child M.F. 2009. Contrasting spatial patterns of taxonomic and functional richness offer insights into potential loss of ecosystem services. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 364:1683-1692.

Cumming, G.S. & George, A. 2009. Historical influences dominate the composition of regenerating plant communities in abandoned citrus groves in north-central Florida. Landscape Ecology 24(7):957-970

Cuthbert, R., Cooper, J., Burle, M., Glass, C.J., Glass, J.P., Glass, S., Glass, T., Hilton, G.M., Sommer, E.S., Wanless R.M. & Ryan, P.J. 2009. Population trends and conservation status of the Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi at Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island. Bird Conservation International 19:109-120

Dean, W.R.J. 2009. Gill Memorial Medal Address: What birds do and where they go in the Karoo. Ostrich 80:vii-ix.

Dean, W.R.J. 2009. Book Review: Lost land of the Dodo by Anthony Cheke and Julian Hume. T & AD Poyser, 2008. Ostrich 80:69-70.

Dean, W.R.J., Adams, M., Frahnert, S. & Milton, S.J. 2009. William John Ansorge’s bird collections in Guinea-Bissau: an annotated list. Malimbus 31:75-108.

Dean, W.R.J., Barnard, P. & Anderson, M.D. 2009 When to stay, when to go: trade-offs for southern African arid-zone birds in times of drought. South African Journal of Science 105:24-28.

De Ponte Machado. M., Feldheim, K.A., Sellas, A.B., Bowie, R.C.K. 2009. Development and characterization of microsatellite loci from the Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) and widespread application to other members of the Pelecanidae. Conservation Genetics 10: 1033-1036.

Downs, C., Boix-Hinzen, C. & Brown, M. 2009. Development and functional significance of dorsal air bags in nestlings of Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri. Ostrich 80:53-58.

Eising, C.M., Robles, R., Lasthuizen, M. and Groothuis, T.G.G. 2009. Lesser double-collared sunbirds Nectarinia chalybea do not compensate for hatching asynchrony by adjusting egg mass or yolk androgens. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 635-639.

Fischhoff, I.R., Dushoff, J., Sundaresan, S.R., Cordingley, J.E. & Rubenstein, D.I. 2009. Reproductive status influences group size and persistence of bonds in male plains zebra (Equus burchelli). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 63:1035-1043

Fort, J., Porter, W.P. & Grémillet, D. 2009. Thermodynamic modelling predicts energetic bottleneck for seabirds wintering in the northwest Atlantic. Journal of Experimental Biology 212:2483-2490.

Fuchs, J, Pasquet, E., Couloux, A., Fjeldså, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2009). A new Indo-Malayan member of the Stenostiridae (Aves: Passeriformes) revealed by multilocus sequence data: biogeographical implications for a morphologically diverse clade of flycatchers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53:384-393. IF 3.56

Geselbracht, L., Torres, R., Cumming, G.S., Dorfman, D., Beck, M. and Shaw, D. 2009. Identification of a spatially efficient portfolio of priority conservation sites in marine and estuarine areas of Florida. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 19(4):408–420

Green, R.E., Barnes K.N. & Brooke, M. de L. 2009. How the longspur won its spurs: a study of claw and toe length in ground-dwelling passerine birds. Journal of Zoology 277(2):126-133.

Hampton, S.L., Ryan, P.G. & Underhill, L.G. 2009. The effect of flipper banding on the breeding success of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Boulders Beach, South Africa. Ostrich 80:77-80.

Hockey, P.A.R. & Curtis, O. 2009. Use of basic biological information for rapid prediction of the response of species to habitat loss. Conservation Biology 23:64-71.

Hockey, P.A.R. & Midgley, G.F. 2009. Avian range changes and climate change: a cautionary tale from the Cape Peninsula. Ostrich 80(1):29–34.

Kimball, R.T., Braun, E.L., Barker, F.K., Bowie, R.C.K., Braun, M.J., Chojnowski, L.N., Hackett, S.J., Han, K-L. Harshman, J., Heimer-Torres, V., Holznagel, W., Huddleston, C.J., Marks, B.D., Miglia, K.J., Moore. W.S., Reddy, S., Sheldon, F.H., Smith, J.V., Witt, C.C., Tamaki Yuri. T., 2009. A well-tested set of primers to amplify regions spread across the avian genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50(3):654-660.

Koopman, M.M. 2009. Book Review: Rare birds yearbook 2009 edited by Erik Hirschfeld, MagDig Media, 2008. Ostrich 80:126.

Lannas, K.S.M. & Turpie, J.K. 2009. Valuing the provisioning services of wetlands: contrasting a rural wetland in Lesotho with a peri-urban wetland in South Africa. Ecology and Society 14(2):18. (online).

Little, I.T., Wellendorf, S.D., Palmer, W.E. & Carroll, J.P. 2009. Effects of timber volume on northern bobwhite autumn abundance. Pages 178 - 183 in Cederbaum, S.B., Faircloth, B.C., Terhune, T.M., Thompson, J.J., Carroll J.P., eds. Gamebird 2006: Quail VI and Perdix XII. 31 May - 4 June 2006. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA, USA.

Lloyd, P., Taylor, A., du Plessis, M.A. & Martin, T.E. 2009. Females increase reproductive investment in response to helper-mediated improvements in allo-feeding, nest survival, nestling provisioning and post-fledging survival in the Karoo scrub-robin Cercotrichas coryphaeus. Journal of Avian Biology 40:400-411.

Malan, G., Seoraj-Pillai, N. and du Plessis, M.A. 2009. Alarm calls of Bronze Mannikins communicate predator size to familiar conspecifics. Ostrich 2009, 80(3):177–184.

Maphisa, D.H., Donald, P.F., Buchanan, G.M. & Ryan, P.G. 2009. Habitat use, distribution and breeding ecology of the globally threatened Rudd’s Lark and Botha’s Lark in eastern South Africa. Ostrich 80(1):19–28.

Masubelele, M.L., Foxcroft, L.C. & Milton, S.J. 2009. Alien plant species list and distribution for Camdeboo National Park, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Koedoe 51:1-10.

McKechnie, A.E. 2009. Book Review: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Condor 111:580-581.

Melo, M. & Dallimer, M. 2009. Is there an undiscovered endemic Scops Owl Otus sp. On Príncipe Island? Malimbus 31:109-115.

Mills, M.S.L. 2009. Vocalisations of Angolan birds: new descriptions and other notes. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 16:150-166.

Nguembock, B., Cibois, A., Bowie, R.A.K., Cruaud, C. & Pasquet, E. 2009. Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Illadopsis (Passeriformes: Timaliidae) reveal the complexity of diversification of some African taxa. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 113-125.

Okes, N.C., Hockey, P.A.R., Pichegru, L., van der Lingen, C.D., Crawford, R.J.M. & Grémillet, D. 2009. Competition for shifting resources in the southern Benguela upwelling: seabirds versus purse-seine fisheries. Biological Conservation 142:2361-2368.

Petersen. SL., Honig, M.B., Ryan, P.G., Underhill, L.G. 2009. Seabird bycatch in the pelagic longline fishery off southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 31:191-204.

Petersen SL, Honig MB, Nel R, Ryan PG, Underhill LG 2009. Turtle bycatch in the pelagic longline fishery off southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 31:87-96

Petersen, S.L.; Honig, M.B.; Ryan, P.G.; Underhill, L.G.; Compagno, L.J.V. 2009. Pelagic shark bycatch in the tuna- and swordfish-directed longline fishery off southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 31:215-225

Petersen, S.L., Honig, M.B., Ryan, P.G., Underhill, L.G., Goren, M., 2009. Seabird bycatch in the demersal longline fishery off southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 31:205-214

Pichegru, L., Ryan, P.G., Crawford, R.J.M., van der Lingen, C.D. & Grémillet, D. 2009. Behavioural inertia places a top marine predator at risk from environmental change in the Benguela upwelling system. Marine Biology 157: 537-544. IF 1.999

Pichegru, L., Ryan, P. G., Le Bohec, C., van der Lingen, C. D., Navarro, R., Petersen, S., Lewis, S., van der Westhuizen, J. & Grémillet, D. 2009. Overlap between vulnerable top predators and fisheries in the Benguela upwelling system: implications for marine protected areas. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 391:199-208.

Rahlao, S.J., Milton, S.J., Esler, K.J., van Wilgen, B.W. & Barnard, P. 2009. Effects of invasion of fire-free arid shrublands by a fire-promoting invasive alien grass (Pennisetum setaceum) in South Africa. Austral Ecology 34:920-928.

Raihani, N.J., Nelson-Flower, M.J., Moyes, K., Browning, L.E. & Ridley, A.R. 2009. Synchronous provisioning increases brood survival in cooperatively breeding pied babblers. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:44-52.

Ribeiro, A., Lloyd, P., Feldheim, K.A., & Bowie, R.C.K. 2009 Microsatellites in the Karoo scrub-robin, Cercotrichas coryphaeus (Passeriformes: Muscicapinae): isolation and characterization of 13 autosomal and two sex-linked loci. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(2):636-638.

Ridley, A.R. and Child, M.F. 2009. Specific targeting of host individuals by a kleptoparasitic bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:1119-1126.

Rondon, X.J., Gorchov, D.L., Noble, R.B. 2009. Projection of tree growth and timber volume following strip clear-cutting in the Peruvian Amazon. Forest Ecology & Management 257:588-599.

Ropert-Coudert, Y., Daunt, F., Kato, A., Ryan, P.G., Lewis, S., Kobayashi, K., Mori, Y., Grémillet, D. & Wanless, S. 2009. Underwater wing beats extend depth and duration of plunge dives in northern gannets Morus bassanus. Journal of Avian Biology 40:380-387.

Ryan, P. 2009. Marine Litter in the eastern Africa Region: contributor to the report for South Africa. Nairobi: UNEP Regional Seas Programme, 2008. 60p.

Ryan, P. 2009. Juvenile plumage of the Socotra Bunting Emberiza socotrana. Sandgrouse 31:109-111.

Ryan, P. 2009. The seabirds of the Conrad Rise, Southern Ocean. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 16:67-77.

Ryan, P. 2009. Book Review: Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea: an atlas of distribution by John Ash and John Atkins, A&C Black, 2009. Ostrich 80:125.

Ryan, P.G., Jones, M.G.W., Dyer, B.M., Upfold, L. and Crawford, R.J.M. 2009. Recent population estimates and trends in numbers of albatrosses and giant petrels breeding at the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands. African Journal of Marine Science 2009, 31(3): 409–417.

Ryan, P.G., Moore, C.J., van Franeker, J.A. & Moloney, C.L. 2009. Monitoring the abundance of plastic debris in the marine environment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 364:1999-2012.

Scovronick, N.C. & Turpie, J.K. 2009. Is enhanced tourism a reasonable expectation for transboundary conservation? An evaluation of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Environmental Conservation 36:149-156.

Seymour C.L. 2009. Protégé Ziziphus mucronata (Rhamnaceae) show no negative effects of competition with the nurse tree Acacia (Leguminaceae), even as adults. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:926-934.

Simmons R.E. 2009. African Wahlberg's Eagle and its single egg. In: Tingay R & Katzner T (eds.) The Eagle watchers. Cornell University Press. New York.

Simmons R. 2009. Foreword. In: Scott, D. Harriers: journeys around the world. Tiercel Publishing Herts, UK.

Simmons, R.E. & Legra, L.A.T. 2009. Is the Papuan Harrier a globally threatened species? Ecology, climate change threats and first population estimates from Papua New Guinea. Bird Conservation International 19:379-391.

Simmons, R.E., Mills, M.S.L. & Dean W.R.J. 2009. Oystercatcher Haematopus records from Angola. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 16:211-212.

Sirami, C., Seymour, C., Midgley, G. & Barnard, P. 2009. The impact of shrub encroachment on savanna bird diversity from local to regional scale. Diversity and Distributions 15:948-957.

Spottiswoode, Claire N. 2009 Fine-scale life-history variation in sociable weavers in relation to colony size. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:504-512.

Techow, N.M.S.M., Ryan, P.G. & O’Ryan, C. 2009. Phylogeography and taxonomy of White-chinned and Spectacled Petrels. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52:25-33.

Visser, P., Louw, H., Cuthbert, R. & Ryan, P. 2009. Salvin’s Albatross Thalassarche salvini on Gough Island, South Atlantic. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 16:215-216.

Voelker, G., Melo, M. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2009. A Gulf of Guinea island endemic is a member of a Mediterranean-centred bird genus. Ibis 151:580-583.

Wanless, R.M., Ryan, P.G., Altwegg, R., Angel, A., Cooper, J., Cuthbert, R. and Hilton, G.M. 2009. From both sides: dire demographic consequences of carnivorous mice and longlining for the critical endangered Tristan albatrosses on Gough Island. Biological Conservation 142:1710-1718.

Whittington, P.A., Crawford, R.J.M., Dyer, B.M. and Ryan, P.G. 2009. Estimates of numbers of kelp gulls and Kerguelen and Antarctic terns breeding at the Prince Edward Islands, 1996/1997–2008/2009. African Journal of Marine Science 2009, 31(3): 439–444.