African Parrot-Related Publications

The following list of publications was obtained from the web site for the Publications of the Centre for African Parrot Research, School of Botany & Zoology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg. This address is: http://www.botany.unp.ac.za/Staff/perrin/index_files/Pubs.htm

Publications of the Centre for African Parrot Research, School of Botany & Zoology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg

Refereed Journals

1. Perrin, M.R. 1999. Conservation, Resource Economics and Sustainable Utilization of Southern-African Parrots. The Parrot Society, Poicephalus Section (1998) Vol3: No. 3: 12-15.

2. Wirminghaus, J.O.(late), Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 1999 Conservation of the Cape parrot Poicephalus r. robustus in southern Africa. S. Afr. J. Wildl. Res. 29(4): 118-129.

3. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2000 Abundance of the Cape Parrot in South Africa. S. Afr. J. Wildl. Res. 30(1): 43-52.

4. Selman, R.G., Hunter, M.L. & Perrin, M.R. 2000. Rüppell’s Parrot: status, ecology and conservation biology. Ostrich 71: 347-348.

5. Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2000. Range extension of African Broadbill Smithornis capensis into Soutpansberg, Northern Province, South Africa. Bull. African Bird Club 7: 135-138

6. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T., Dempster, E.R. & Perrin, M.R. 2000. Vocalisations, and some behaviours of Cape parrot Poicephalus robustus. Durban Museum Novitates 25: 12-17.

7. Symes, C.T., Venter, S.M. & Perrin, M.R. 2000. Afromontane forest avifauna of the eastern Soutpansberg mountain range, Northern Province, South Africa. Southern African Forestry Journal 182: 71-80.

8. Arnot, L.F. & Perrin, M.R. 2000. The effect of diet composition on the reproductive performance of Peach-faced Lovebirds (Agapornis rosiecollis). Journal of Parrot Biology 3: 125-139.

9. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2001. Abundance and activity of the Cape parrot Poicephalus robustus in afromontane forests in southern Africa. African Zoology 36(1): 71-77.

10. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2001. Breeding biology of Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus. Ostrich 72(3&4): 159-164.

11. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2001. Fruiting in two afromontane forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. S.A. J. Bot. 67: 325-332.

12. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2002. Taxonomic relationships of the subspecies of the Cape parrot Poicephalus robustus (Gmelin). J. Nat. Hist. 36(3): 361-378.

13. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2002. Diet of the Cape parrot, Poicephalus robustus, in Afromontane forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Ostrich 73: 20-25.

14. Hrabar, H., De Nagy Koves & Perrin, M.R. 2002. The effect of bill structure on seed selection by granivorous birds. Afr. Zool.37: 67-80.

15. Warburton, L.S. & Perrin, M.R. 2002. Evidence of psittacine beak and feather disease in wild Black-cheeked Lovebirds in Zambia. Papageien 5: 166-169.

16. Wirminghaus, J.O., Downs, C.T., Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2002. Diet of the Cape parrot, Poicephalus robustus in Afromontane forests in KZN. Ostrich 73: 20-25.

17. Symes, C.T., Wirminghaus, J.O., & Downs, C.T. 2002. Species richness and seasonality of bird species in three South African afromontane forests. Ostrich 73 In press.

18. Symes, C.T. & Downs, C.T. 2002. Occurrence of Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus at non-forest feeding sites in South Africa: threats to a declining population. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 9: 27-31.

19. Selman, R.G., Perrin, M.R. & Hunter, M.L. 2002. The feeding ecology of Ruppell’s Parrot in Namibia. Ostrich 73(3&4): 127-134.

20. Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2003. The feeding biology of the Greyheaded Parrot Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus (Reichenow) in Northern Province, South Africa. Emu. 103: 49-58.

21. Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2003. Daily flight activity and flocking behaviour patterns of the Greyheaded Parrot Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus in Northern Province, South Africa. Tropical Zoology. 16: 47-62.

22. Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2003. Seasonal occurrence and local movements of the Greyheaded Parrot Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus in southern and south Central Africa. J. Afr. Ecol. 41(4): 299-305

23. Symes, C.T. & Perrin, M.R. 2004. Breeding biology of the Greyheaded Parrot Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus in the wild. Emu 104(1): 45-57

24. Symes, C.T., Brown, M., Warburton, L.S., Perrin, M.R., Downs, C.T. 2004. Observations of Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus nesting in the wild. Ostrich: 75(3): 106-109.

 

 

 

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