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, subtitled Austral Ornithology
, is the peer-reviewed
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of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
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. The journal was established in 1901 and is the oldest ornithological journal published in Australia. The current editor-in-chief is Kate Buchanan (Deakin University
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).The journal is published quarterly for the Union in print and online by CSIRO Publishing
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- Marchant, S. (1972). A critical history of Emu. Emu 72: 51-69.
- Robin, Libby. (2001). The Flight of the Emu: a hundred years of Australian ornithology 1901-2001. Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press. ISBN 0-522-84987-3