Forktail 28 (2012)


Forktail 28

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P. C. RASMUSSEN, D. N. S. ALLEN, N. J. COLLAR, B. DEMEULEMEESTER, R. O. HUTCHINSON, P. G. C. JAKOSALEM, R. S. KENNEDY, F. R. LAMBERT & L. M. PAGUNTALAN Vocal divergence and new species in the Philippine Hawk Owl Ninox philippensis complex
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M. MONIRUL H. KHAN & NASIM AZIZ Bird species diversity in five protected areas of Bangladesh

MARY ROSE C. POSA & DAVID ALEXANDER MARQUES Peat swamp forest birds of the Tuanan research station, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, with notes on habitat specialists

MUHAMMAD NAEEM AWAN, HASSAN ALI & DAVID C. LEE An annotated checklist of birds and conservation issues in Salkhala Game Reserve, an isolated Important Bird Area in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

SIMON P. MAHOOD & JONATHAN C. EAMES A review of the status of Collared Laughingthrush Garrulax yersini and Grey-crowned Crocias Crocias langbianis

TILL TÖPFER Seasonal changes in plumage coloration of Orange Bullfinches Pyrrhula aurantiaca

D. KHAMCHA & G. A. GALE The use of tree-fall gaps by a forest interior avian frugivore in a tropical evergreen forest

SAYAM U. CHOWDHURY, ALEXANDER C. LEES & PAUL M. THOMPSON Status and distribution of the endangered Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri in Bangladesh

ZHIXIN ZHOU, YUE SUN, LU DONG, CANWEI XIA, HUW LLOYD & YANYUN ZHANG Breeding biology of Asian House Martin Delichon dasypus in a high-elevation area

DZUNG-YUN YANG, CHUNGYU CHIANG & YU-CHENG HSU Sex bias in a wintering population of Dunlin Calidris alpina in central Taiwan

JEREMY P. BIRD, BERRY MULLIGAN, ROURS VANN, PHILIP D. ROUND & JAMES J. GILROY Habitat associations of the Manchurian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus tangorum wintering on the Tonle Sap floodplain and an evaluation of its conservation status

COLIN R. TRAINOR, PHILIPPE VERBELEN & RON E. JOHNSTONE The avifauna of Alor and Pantar, Lesser Sundas, Indonesia

H. L. WRIGHT, N. J. COLLAR, I. R. LAKE, BOU VORSAK & P. M. DOLMAN Foraging ecology of sympatric White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni and Giant Ibis Thaumatibis gigantea in northern Cambodia

LE MANH HUNG, MARK B. ROBBINS, NATHAN H. RICE & ERICK A. GARCÍA-TREJO Survey of the avifauna at Muong Nhe Nature Reserve, Dien Bien province, Vietnam

T. E. MARTIN, D. J. KELLY, N. T. KEOGH, D. HERIYADI, H. A. SINGER & G. A. BLACKBURN The avifauna of Lambusango Forest Reserve, Buton Island, south-east Sulawesi, with additional sightings from southern Buton

PHILIP D. ROUND, JOHN M. HOBDAY, RUNGSRIT KANJANAVANIT & JAMES S. STEWARD A nesting pair of Gecinulus woodpeckers in a likely zone of intergradation between Pale-headed Woodpecker G. grantia and Bamboo Woodpecker G. viridis

PAUL J. LEADER & GEOFF J. CAREY Zappey’s Flycatcher Cyanoptila cumatilis, a forgotten Chinese breeding endemic

ALAIN HENNACHE, SIMON P. MAHOOD, JONATHAN C. EAMES & ETTORE RANDI Lophura hatinhensis is an invalid taxon

Short Notes
SIMON P. MAHOOD, DAVID P. EDWARDS & FELICITY A. EDWARDS Bar-winged Wren Babbler Spelaeornis troglodytoides: a first record for Vietnam, with speculation for 17 further avifaunal additions

ZHU LEI, ZHANG JUN, QIU JING, WEI QIAN, DONG LEI & SUN YUE-HUA Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis and Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis: two new birds for Sichuan, with a review of their distribution in China

DELIP K. DAS Western Hoolock Hoolock hoolock preying on chicks of Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus in Lawachara National Park, Bangladesh

FRANK E. RHEINDT & JAMES A. EATON Notes on the life-history and taxonomy of Muscicapa dauurica umbrosa, an overlooked Bornean canopy bird

YANG LIU & SERGEY PYZHJANOV Apparent inter- and intraspecific brood-parasitism in a nest of Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

DAVID J. KELLY & NICOLA M. MARPLES Annual survival rate and mean life-span of Lemon-bellied White-eyes Zosterops chloris flavissimus on Kaledupa island, Wakatobi, south-east Sulawesi, Indonesia

CHANG-YONG CHOI & HYUN-YOUNG NAM Migrating dragonflies: famine relief for resident Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus on islands

DONG-WON KIM, CHANG-WAN KANG, HWA-JUNG KIM, YOUNG-SOO KWON & JIN-YOUNG PARK Breeding of the Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume in South Korea

NORIMASA SUGITA, TOSHITAKA N. SUZUKI, CRAIG A. BARNETT & KEISUKE UEDA An intraspecific adult killing in female Japanese Great Tits Parus major minor

VLADIMIR DINETS Nesting Fork-tailed Swifts Apus pacificus in north-eastern Vietnam

ADAM C. STEIN & GALINA NOSACHENKO Notes on the 2009 autumn crane migration in Muraviovka zakaznik, Amur oblast, Russian Federation

JAMES W. BURNHAM & ERIC M. WOOD Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus at Napahai wetland, Yunnan, China

TIM ROBINSON First records of Javan Munia Lonchura leucogastroides in Peninsular Malaysia

GERARD E. RYAN Brahminy Kites Haliastur indus fishing with Irrawaddy dolphins Orcaella brevirostris in the Mekong River

MOHAMMAD IRHAM, E. MEIJAARD & S. (BAS) VAN BALEN New information on the distribution of White-fronted Microhierax latifrons and Black-thighed Falconets M. fringillarius in Kalimantan, Indonesia

WEN-LOUNG LIN, SI-MIN LIN & HUI-YUN TSENG Breeding ecology of the Northern Boobook Ninox japonica totogo in central Taiwan

SIMON P. MAHOOD & JAMES A. EATON The vocalisations of Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri

JAMES A. FITZSIMONS, ERIK MEIJAARD, IWAN HUNOWU, DEWI PRAWIRADILAGA, JANELLE L. THOMAS & JOHNY S. TASIRIN Diet of the Speckled Boobook Ninox punctulata in north Sulawesi, Indonesia

TOSHITAKA N. SUZUKI Mobbing to death of a Japanese Long-eared Bat Plecotus sacrimontis by two species of tit

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