Ornithology Department
 
 

Research

A brief outline of current
research projects

Gurney's Sugarbird
Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi

  • Taxonomy and systematics of the Cape White-eye Zosterops pallidus. (Rick Nuttall: ornito [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Community ecology of seed-eating passerines (Estrildidae). (Rick Nuttall: ornito [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Life-history parameters and seasonal movements in Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi.  (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Seasonal movements of the Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa in the Free State. (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Behavioural ecology of the African Rock Pipit Anthus crenatus. (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • A comparative taxonomical study between the Drakensberg Prinia hypoxantha and Karoo P. maculosa Prinias in the Free State and adjacent areas. (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)