A major autumn feeding ground for fin whales, southern fulmars and greyheaded
albatrosses around the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.
Also, an unknown number of Black Flying-foxes Pteropus alecto, accompanying a large influx of Greyheaded
Flying-foxes P poliocephalus, were found in Melbourne in approximately 2010 (L Lumsden 2014 pers.
At Elsehul, a narrow bay on the very western tip of the island, we watch light-mantled sooty and greyheaded
albatross swoop overhead, some gliding so low I'm almost knocked over by the powerful wind beneath their wings.
restoring blue gum plant communities to provide habitat for swift parrots, through the planting, of blue gums in south east Tasmania; creating vital habitat linkages for declining woodland birds in the eastern foothills and plains of the Southern Mt Lofty Ranges; recreating Lowland Rainforest of Subtropical Australia and habitat for species such as the greyheaded
flying fox and red goshawk; creating habitat and food sources for koalas, spotted-tail quolls and swift parrots in Hunter Estuary wetlands; expanding and joining fragmented remnant landscapes near Geelong.
The forage range for the four types of flying-foxes--black, greyheaded
, little red and spectacled--varies.
Richards, 'The Development of Strategies for Management of the Flying-Fox Colony at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney', in Managing the GreyHeaded
Flying-Fox as a Threatened Species in Nsw, Peggy Eby and Daniel Lunney (eds), Sydney, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 2002, pp189-199.
Senescence effects in an extremely long-lived bird: The greyheaded
albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma.
Standing next to those greyheaded
senators and baldies at the White House, the Prime Minister looked fresh-faced and shiny.
For while those female whales are characteristically timid, the young males, or forty-barrel-bulls, as they call them, are by far the most pugnacious of all Leviathans, and proverbially the most dangerous to encounter; excepting those wondrous greyheaded
, grizzled whales, sometimes met, and these will fight you like grim fiends exasperated by a penal gout.
They're like those old greyheaded
house niggers you can still find in the South who don't see what all the fuss is about because Mr.
4; see discussion below) and satellite telemetry data collected from foraging seabirds such as black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys, Cherel and Weimerskirch, 1995; Weimerskirch, 1998), greyheaded
albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma, Prince et al.
The food and feeding ecology of Greyheaded
Albatross Diomedea chrysostoma and Black-browed Albatross D.