Research

Papers

1.Carstens, KF., Kassanjee, R., Little, R.M., Ryan, P.G. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2019). Breeding success and population growth of Southern Ground Hornbills Bucorvus leadbeateri in an area supplemented with nest boxes. Bird Conservation International 29(4): 627–643.

2.Carstens, K.F., Kassanjee, R., Little, R.M., Ryan, P.G. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2019). The effects of weather, group size and type of nest on the timing of egg-laying in the Southern Ground-hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri. Journal of Ornithology 160(3): 633–640.

3.Carstens, K.F., Kassanjee, R., Little, R.M., Ryan, P.G. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2019). Natal dispersal in the Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri. Ostrich 90(2): 119–127.

4.Zoghby, B.A., Little, R.M., Ryan, P.G. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2016). Patterns of roost site selection and use by Southern Ground-Hornbills in north-eastern South Africa. Ostrich, 87(2): 125–130.

5.Zoghby, B. A., Ryan, P. G., Little, R. M., Reid, T. & Hockey, P. A. (2015). Seasonal Changes in Movement and Habitat use by Southern Ground-Hornbills in the South African Lowveld. Ostrich, 86(1-2), 87-95.

6.Carstens, K. F. (2014). Egg-capping in the Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri. Ostrich, 85 (1), 89-91.

7.Wilson, G. & Hockey, P. A. (2013). Causes of Variable Reproductive Performance by Southern Ground-hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri and Implications for Management. Ibis, 155(3), 476-484.

Thesis and Dissertation

Honours degrees:

Dickens, J. (2010). How much is enough? Calibrating satellite telemetry for Southern Ground-Hornbills (Unpublished honours thesis). University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.

Masters degrees:

Zogby, B.A. (2015). Fine-Scale Movements and Habitat Use of the Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.

Wyness, W. (2011). Home Range Use by Southern Ground-Hornbills (Bucorvus leadbeateri)- Quantifying Seasonal Habitat Selection and Vegetation Characteristics (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.

Wilson, G. (2010) What causes variation in the reproductive performance of groups of Southern Ground-Hornbills Bucorvus leadbeateri? (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.

PhD degrees:

Carstens, K.F. (2017). Nest boxes as a Conservation Tool for the Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri (Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation). University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.


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