Publication lists

Alias, D. and Herrmann, E., Seymour, C., Milton, S.J. 2003. A collation and overview of research information on Boscia albitrunca (Capparaceae) and identification of relevant research gaps to inform protection of the species. Prepared for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, South Africa, under Contract No. 2003/089.

Allan, D.G. 2003. Abundance, sex ratio, group size, breeding and habitat of Stanley's Bustard Neotis denhami stanleyi (Gruiformes: Otididae) in western South Africa.  Durban Museum Novitates 28:1-10.
Beresford, P. 2003. Molecular systematics of Alethe, Sheppardia and some other African robins (Muscicapoidea). Ostrich 74:58-73.

Bester, M.M., Ryan, P.G. & Dyer, B M. 2003. Fur seals at Prince Edward Island, Southern Ocean. South African Journal of Marine Science. 25:549-554.

Bowie, R.C.K., Bloomer, P., Clancey, P.A. and Crowe, T.M. 2003. The Karoo Thrush (Turdus smithi Bonaparte 1850), a southern African endemic. Ostrich 74:1-7.

Brown, C.R., Covas, R., Anderson, M.D., Brown, M.B. 2003. Multistate estimates of survival and movement in relation to colony size in the sociable weaver. Behavioral Ecology 14:463-471.

Crawford, R.J.M., Cooper, J., Dyer, B.M., Greyling, M.D., Klages, N.T.W., Ryan, P.G., Petersen, S.L., Underhill, L.G., Upfold, L., Wilkinson, W., De Villiers, M.S., Du Plessis, S., Du Toit, M., Lesharo, T.M., Makhado, A.B., Mason, M.S., Merkle, D., Tshingana, D., Ward, V.L. & Whittington, P.A. 2003. Populations of surface-nesting seabirds at Marion Island, 1994/5-2002/3. African Journal of Marine Science 25:427-440.

Crawford, R.J.M., Underhill, L.G., Bester, M.N., Cooper, J., Greyling, M.D., Meyer, M.A., Peterson, S.L., Ryan, P.G. and Wilkinson, W. 2003. The Prince Edward Islands millennium expedition. South African Journal of Science 99:407-409.

Crowe, T.M. 2003. Review: The lost world of the moa: prehistoric life of New Zealand by Trevor H. Worthy and Richard N. Holdaway, illustrated by Rod Morris. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2002. Notornis 50:243-246.

Cuthbert, R.J., Phillips, R A. & Ryan, P.G. 2003. Separating Tristan Albatrosses and Wandering Albatrosses using morphometric measurements. Waterbirds 26:338-344.

Cuthbert, R., Ryan, P.G., Cooper, J. & Hilton, G. 2003. Demography and population trends of the Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross. The Condor 105: 439-452.

Dean, W.R.J., Irwin, M.P.S. & Pearson D.J. 2003. An isolated population of Singing Cisticola, Cisticola cantans, in Angola. Ostrich 74(3&4):231-232

Dean, W.R.J. & Milton, S.J. 2003. Did the flora match the fauna? Acocks and historical changes in Karoo biota. South African Journal of Botany 69:68-78.

Dean, W. R. J. & Milton, S. J. 2003. The importance of roads and road verges for raptors and crows in the Succulent and Nama-Karoo, South Africa. Ostrich 74(3&4):181-186

Dean, W.R.J., Waltes, M.P. & Dowsett, R.J. 2003. Records of birds breeding collected by Dr W. Ansorge in Angola and Gabon. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 123:239-250

Dyke, G.J., Gulas, B.E. & Crowe, T.M. 2003. Suprageneric relationships of galliform birds (Aves, Galliformes): a cladistic analysis of morphological characters. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 137:227-244.

Fabricius, C., Burger, M. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2003. Comparing biodiversity between protected areas and adjacent rangeland in xeric succulent thicket, South Africa: arthropods and reptiles. Journal of Applied Ecology 40:392-403.

Frazee, S.R., Cowling, R.M., Pressey, R.L., Turpie, J.K. & Lindenberg, N. 2003. Estimating the costs of conserving a biodiversity hotspot: a case-study of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Biological Conservation 112: 275-290.

Glass, J.P. & Ryan, P.G. 2003. Conservation challenges in small communities: conservation management in the Tristan islands. In: A sense of direction: a conference on conservation in UK Overseas Territories and other small island communities edited by M. Pienkowski. UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum. Pp. 139-147.

Herrmann, H. Milton, S.J., Seymour, C & Alias, D. 2003. A collation and overview of research information on Combretum imberbe (Combretaceae) and identification of relevant research gaps to inform protection of the species. Prepared for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, South Africa, under Contract No. 2003/089.

Hockey, P.A.R., Leseberg, A. & Loewenthal, D. 2003. Dispersal and migration of juvenile African Black Oystercatchers Haematopus moquini. Ibis 145 (online):E114-E123.

Hockey, P.A.R. and Wilson, W.A. 2003. Reproductive traits of marine terns (Sternidae): evidence for food limitation in the tropics? Ostrich 74:110-116.

Jones, A. G., Chown, S. L., Ryan, P. G., Gremmen N. J. M. & Gaston, K. J. 2003. A review of conservation threats on Gough Island: a case study for terrestrial conservation in the Southern Oceans. Biological Conservation 113:75-87.

Kemp, A.C., Dean, W.R.J., Whyte, I.J., Milton, S.J., & Benson, P.C. 2003. Birds: responders and contributors to resource heterogeneity. pp 276-291. In: Du Toit, J.T., Rogers, K.H. & Biggs, H.C. (eds) The Kruger Experience: Ecology and Management of Savanna Heterogeneity. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Klaasen, M., Brenninkmeijer, A., Boix-Hinzen, C., Mendelsohn. J. 2003. Fathers with highly demanding partners and offspring in a semidesert environment: Energetic aspects of the breeding system of Monteiro's Hornbills (Tockus monteiri) in Namibia. Auk 120:866-873.

Lamberth, S.J. & Turpie, J.K. 2003. The role of estuaries in South African fisheries: economic importance and management implications. African Journal of Marine Science 25:131-157.

Law-Brown, J. & Meyers. P.R. 2003. Enterococcus phoeniculicola sp nov., a novel member of the enterococci isolated from the uropygial gland of the Red-billed Woodhoopoe, Phoeniculus purpureus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 683-685.

Mangnall, M.J. & Crowe, T.M. 2003. The effects of agriculture on farmland bird assemblages on the Agulhas Plain, Western Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 41:266-276.

Milton, S.J. 2003. 'Emerging ecosystems' - a washing-stone for ecologists, economists and sociologists? South African Journal of Science 99:404-406.

Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J. & Richardson, D.M. 2003. Economic incentives for restoring natural capital in southern African rangelands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1:247-254.

Ndang'ang'a, P.K., Du Plessis, M.A., Ryan, P.G. & Cowling, L.A. 2003. Grassland decline in Kinangop Plateau, Kenya: implications for conservation of Sharpe's longclaw (Macronyx sharpei) (vol 107, pg 341, 2002) Biological Conservation 110:435-436.

Nel, D.C., Taylor, F., Ryan, P.G. & Cooper, J. 2003. Population dynamics of the wandering albatross Diomedea exulans at Marion Island: longline fishing and environmental influences. African Journal of Marine Science 25:503-517.

Pence, G.Q.K. 2003. Evaluating combinations of on-and off-reserve conservation strategies for the Agulhas Plain, South Africa: a financial perspective. Biological Conservation 112:253-273.

Prendini, L., Crowe, T.M. & Wheeler, W.C. 2003. Systematics and biogeography of the family Scorpionidae (Chelicerata: Scorpiones), with a discussion on phylogenetic methods. Invertebrate Systematics 17:185-259.

Radford, A.N. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2003. Bill dimorphism and foraging niche partitioning in the Green woodhoopoe. Journal of Animal Ecology 72:258-269.

Radford, A.N. & Du Plessis, M.A. 2003. The importance of rainfall to a cavity-nesting species. Ibis 145:692-694.

Raimondo D.C., Donaldson J.S. 2003. Responses of cycads with different life histories to the impact of plant collecting: simulation models to determine important life history stages and population recovery times. Biological Conservation 111: 345-358.

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.

Ryan, P.J. 2003. Estimating the demographic benefits of rehabilitating oiled African penguins. In: Nel, D.C. & Whittington, P.A. (eds), Rehabilitation of oiled African penguins: a conservation success story. BirdLife South Africa and the Avian Demography Unit, Cape Town, South Africa. pp. 25-29.

Ryan, P.G., Cooper, J., Dyer, B.M., Underhill, L.G., Crawford, R.J.M., Bester, M.N. 2003. Counts of Surface-nesting Seabirds Breeding at Prince Edward Island, Summer 2001/02. African Journal of Marine Science 25:441-451

Ryan, P.G., Smith, V.R. & Gremmen, N.J.M. 2003. The distribution and spread of alien vascular plants on Prince Edward Island. African Journal of Marine Science 25:555-562.

Ryan, P.G. & Spottiswoode, C.N. 2003. Long-billed Tailorbirds Orthotomus moreaui rediscovered at Serra Jeci, northern-Mozambique. Ostrich 74:141-145.

Schwarzenberger, A. & Dean, W.R.J. 2003. The influence of vegetation structure on bird communities in a Karoo village, South Africa. Ostrich 74(3&4):209-216.

Seymour, C., Milton, S.J., Alias, D. and Herrmann, E. 2003. A collation and overview of research information on Acacia erioloba (Camelthorn) and identification of relevant research gaps to inform protection of the species. Prepared for Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Pretoria, South Africa, under Contract No. 2003/089.

Simmons, R.E. & Kemper, J. 2003. Cave breeding by African Penguins near the northern extreme of their range: Sylvia Hill, Namibia. Ostrich 74:217-221.

Sinclair, I. & Ryan P. 2003. Birds of Africa south of the Sahara: a comprehensive illustrated field guide. Cape Town, Struik. 759 p.

Schwarzenberger, A. & Dean, W.R.J. 2003. The influence of vegetation structure on bird communities in a Karoo village, South Africa. Ostrich 74(3&4):209-216.

Turpie, J.K. 2003. The existence value of biodiversity in South Africa : how interest, experience, knowledge, income and perceived level of threat influence local willingness to pay. Ecological Economics 46:199-216.

Turpie, J.K., Heydenrych, B.J. & Lamberth, S.J. 2003. Economic value of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the Cape Floristic Region: implications for defining effective and socially optimal conservation Strategies. Biological Conservation 112:233-251.

Waltes, M. & Milton, S.J. 2003. The production, storage and viability of seeds of Acacia karroo and A. nilotica in a grassy savanna in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 41:211-217.

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

Wanless, R.M. Flightless Aldabra Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus) kills Black Rat (Rattus rattus). Ostrich 74: 34.

Warren, B.H., Bermingham, E., Bowie, R.C.K., Prys-Jones, R.P. & Thebaud, C. 2003. Molecular phylogeography reveals island colonization history and diversification of western Indian Ocean sunbirds (Nectarinia: Nectariniidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 29: 67-85.

Wichmann, M.C., Jeltsch, F., Dean, W.R.J, Moloney, K.A. & Wissel, C. 2003. Implication of climate change for the persistence of raptors in arid savanna. Oikos 102:186-202.