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Gastrointestinal parasites in endemic, native, and introduced New Zealand passerines with a special focus on coccidia :a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Veterinary Science at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2010)
There is not much known about the taxonomy, prevalence, epidemiology, and life cycles of gastrointestinal parasites of passerine birds in New Zealand and there is a possibility that many of these parasites might have been ...
The anatomy and histomorphology of the uropygial gland in New Zealand endemic species : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Zoology at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2013)
Considering that there are more than 10,000 species of birds on earth, and that the uropygial gland is the most prominent integument gland in this vertebrate group, it is puzzling that little is known about its morphology ...
Ancient DNA studies of the New Zealand kiwi and wattlebirds : evolution, conservation and culture : a thesis presented in fulfilment of the requirements of Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular BioSciences at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2006)
Ancient DNA was used to provide a temporal perspective for examining a number of evolutionary, conservation and cultural questions involving members of the New Zealand avifauna. Ancient mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences ...