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Bibliography of the African quelea species

H. D. Oschadleus

Bibliography of the African quelea species

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Published by University of Cape Town, Avian Demography Unit in Rondebosch, S. Africa .
Written in English


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Statement(compiled by) H. D. Oschadleus ; editor L. G. Underhill.
ContributionsUnderhill, L. G., University of Cape Town. Avian Demography Unit.
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Open LibraryOL15525457M


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Bibliography of the African quelea species by H. D. Oschadleus Download PDF EPUB FB2

An updated bibliography of Quelea spp. is discussed. The bibliography was published in and a searchable internet version is under development.

The bibliography contains references from published Quelea spp. sightings, related works with no direct relevance to the species, journals, books, and unpublished material.

The format of the printed bibliography and analyses of journals and themes included in the bibliography. PDF | On Jul 1,H.

Oschadleus published An updated bibliography of the African Quelea species | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Bibliography of the African quelea species H. Oschadleus Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town. "The Redbilled Quelea is a major pest in much of subsaharan Africa and is the bird species that has had the greatest economic impact on the continent.

In consequence it is probably Africa's best studied bird species. Bibliography of the African quelea species. Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town Robson NF and Horner RF The Birds of.

Bibliography of the African quelea species. Research Report of the Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town. Oschadleus, H. and Osborne, T. Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus biometrics and primary moult in Namibia.

Ostr Parker V. The Atlas of the Birds of Sul do Save, Southern Mozambique. (Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape. There are three recognized subspecies: the nominate West African form Q. quelea quelea (Linnaeus, ), which occurs from Senegal to Chad and the Central African Republic; the east African subspecies Q.

quelea aethiopica (Sundevall, ), found from Sudan to Somalia, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to Kenya, Tanzania and northeast Zambia; and the southern African subspecies Q. quelea. Quelea populations are said to be greater than any other single species of bird.

This is what Newman has to say in his book Birdlife in Southern Africa: The crown of notoriety undoubtedly goes to the Red Billed Quelea, a tiny, highly sociable species with the ability to take full advantage of agricultural development. The Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera) of Red-Billed Quelea (Quelea quelea) in Senegal, with a Description of a New Species African Entomology 18 (1):Ivan Literak.

of the Sahara in Africa. Quelea quelea is a migratory species inhabiting the dry savannah and grassland s (Fig. 1 7). Flock s trave l over considerable distances, stop to form breeding colonies whenever and wherever they find conditions favorable, and thus the species may be abundant in an area.

The excellent book collection in the Niven Library (over 6, titles) is the result of 50 years of donations, bequests, exchanges, review books and purchases. Known as the premier ornithological library in the southern hemisphere, the library supplies African ornithological information to all corners of the world as well as supporting academic.

Quelea erythrops: lt;div| | | | Red-headed Quelea || | | || | | Starting to build a nest in wetlands in |South A World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity g: African quelea.

The red-billed quelea bird Quelea quelea is one of sub-Saharan Africas worst pests, causing damage up to the equivalent of US million per annum at prices throughout semi-arid zones (Elliott a, b). This migrant pest is a serious threat to the livelihoods of farmers growing small-grain cereals in much of western, southern and eastern Africa but particularly in Botswana, South Africa.

Bibliography 87 Chardonnet, P.ed. Conservation of the African lion: contribution to a statusFrance, International Foundation for the Conservation of Wildlife. Books available for sale Note: Postage NOT included in listed prices.

More titles coming soon. Oschadleus, H. Bibliography of the African quelea species. Cape Town. Avian Demography Unit. R Crawford, R.and Dyer, B. Wildlife of Robben Island. Bright Continent Guide 1.

Cape Town: Avian Demography Unit R   Blood samples were primarily (88) obtained in the wild, and include representatives of all the 17 Euplectes species and 27 (69) of the 39 taxa recognised in the most recent taxonomic treatment by Craig, a, Craig, b), and in the recent ABC African Checklist (African Bird Club,Table 1).

To further account for the large geographic ranges and variations in plumage and. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

  Juvenile Lanner falcon, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, photo by Mike Weber. The quelea mob was trailed by at least two of these falcons, possibly more, possibly other B-bops, as well. B-bops Black or Brown birds of prey.

I often cant distinguish the different B-bops. The Red-billed Quelea, Quelea quelea, is a major pest of agriculture in Africa. Although quelea prefer the seeds of wild grasses, they will eat agricultural crops when their preferred food is scarce and so cause extensive losses to cultivated cereals such as millet.

to quelea. No other method of protecting crops from the depredations of que lea is currently practiced. INTRODUCTION The red-billed quelea, Queea queea, is one of the most notorious cereal pests in Africa. It is a small, sparrow-like, weaver bird of the sub-family Ploceinae and is nomadic.

Volume 15 covers only eight families, with a strong The family accounts are followed by plates and species focus on birds in Africa and the Americas, but two families accounts. Six artists are responsible for the pleasing plates, together (the finches and waxbills) provide global coverage.

UG students taking this course should have completed either of the introductory courses on African culture or African languages, "Culture in Africa" () or "Language in Africa" (). Exceptionally they may take "African Philosophy" without having taken either of these courses, after a consultation with the course convenor.

Genetic evidence for two species of elephant in Africa. Science Roca AL, O'Brien SJ. Genomic inferences from Afrotheria and the evolution of elephants. Curr. Opin Genet.

Dev. 15(6) Roca AL, Georgiadis N, O'Brien SJ. Cytonuclear genomic dissociation in African elephant species. Nature Genetics. 37(1)Missing: African quelea. Vol 15 of this series starts with the weaver family Ploceidae and contains weaver species.

The taxonomy differs in some respects to "The Birds of Africa Vol 7" (Fry CH, Keith S. Helm, London), for instance Quelea and Euplectes are placed at the start of the Ploceinae (after the Thick-billed Weaver) rather than at the end.

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In fact, among the top reasons to visit some of the countries here would be to marvel at the wildlife, and there is no denying that Africa is home to some of the most majestic animals in the world.

The Africa Bibliography is an authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since This online consolidated version brings together every record collected since the bibliography's foundation, producing a rich and interactive resource for all scholars interested in the study of Africa.

Africas Red-billed Quelea (with the complicated scientific name of Quelea quelea), is probably the most abundant terrestrial bird species in the an estimated breeding population of billion, these little seed-devourers can cause havoc on the continents crop production. in German East Africa.

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It feeds on seeds of natural grasses, and damages crops of wheat, sorghum, manna, millet, oats, buckwheat and rice. The Red-billed Quelea is one of the most abundant bird species in the world and its post-breeding population has been estimated to be billion birds, leading to its nickname "Africa's feathered locust".

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55(2). The book will show how a once-stable continent has been fragmented into these six spectacular realms, and how this process has catalyzed the evolution of some remarkable animals and plants in each one. In the savannah, carnivorous ants consume as much meat as lions, and a flock of quelea can devastate thousands of acres s: 5.

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related to the aspects of the biology and welfare of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes.

EFSA Journal, Vol. 3, Issue. 12, p. Rossano, Matt J. The Moral. Immediately download the The African Queen summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The African Queen. Weavers Species of weavers Conflicts with humans Resources Weavers are a relatively large family of species of perching birds, comprising the family Ploceidae.

Weavers are native to Africa, Madagascar, Eurasia, Source for information on Weavers: The Gale Encyclopedia of Science dictionary. Quelea quelea (bird species, Quelea quelea) Quelea, (Quelea quelea), small brownish bird of Africa, belonging to the songbird family Ploceidae (order Passeriformes).

It occurs in such enormous numbers that it often destroys grain crops and, by roosting, breaks branches. For instance, the Red-Billed Quelea is sometimes regarded as the most numerous wild bird species on the planet, but in the new analysis its population is estimated at just 95 million.

Another example is that the model initially predicted a best estimate of about Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers, although it is thought to be extinct.

Quelea, (Quelea quelea), small brownish bird of Africa, belonging to the songbird family Ploceidae (order Passeriformes). It occurs in such enormous numbers that it often destroys grain crops and, by roosting, breaks branches. Efforts to control quelea populations with poisons, napalm, pathogens, red-billed weaver (bird species, Quelea quelea).

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Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an Author: George Ernest Shelley, William Lutley Sclater, Henrik Grönvold. In fact, "Some species of birds, like mockingbirds or African gray parrots, steal sounds from other species out in the wild to sound smarter, so to speak," says Erich Jarvis, a neurobiologist at.

Interesting data set from that study I had always read that the Red-billed Quelea has a population of about B and was the most abundant on Earth.

That data set places the population at around 95M, or about 6% of the previous estimate.