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Title: Supplementary notes on the breeding behaviour of Wedge-tailed Eagles 'Aquila audax'
Contributor(s): Cherriman, Simon C (author); Foster, Adam (author); Debus, Stephen JS  (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4880
Abstract: Aspects of territorial and courtship displays, breeding behaviour, nest defence and reaction to human disturbance are described for the Wedge-tailed Eagle 'Aquila audax' in parts of southern Australia. Included are a description of a display by a pair that flagged the site of a future nest, and an account of nest abandonment after a focal dead tree in the nesting territory, near the nest-tree, was removed. The latter incident suggests that such focal perching trees, in addition to the nest-tree, might be a component of territory quality. However, the Eagle is notoriously sensitive to disturbance, especially early in the nesting cycle.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Field Ornithology, 26(4), p. 142-147
Publisher: Bird Observation and Conservation Australia
Place of Publication: Melbourne, Australia
ISSN: 1448-0107
Field of Research (FOR): 060809 Vertebrate Biology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 960806 Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.une.edu.au/staff/sdebus.php
http://www.boca.org.au/about-boca/publications/australian-field-ornithology
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