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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., little scientific research has been conducted on nest box usage in urban environments in Australia. The present study explored the use of bat boxes by insectivorous bats in urban Brisbane. Over the three-year study, bat box use in Brisbane increased steadily to over 80%. Five of the 22 hollow-using bat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
..., the species has only recently become widespread in the Brisbane region. We investigated the density and distribution of this and two native house-dwelling geckos in urban, suburban and bushland environments within Brisbane. The spatially clumped insect resources associated with external light sources were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca is an unexpected addition to the small number of native birds that have recently moved into urban and suburban areas. The arrival of the species in the Central Business District of Brisbane in South East Queensland has been accompanied...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.038
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forested habitat has been extensively cleared in south-east Queensland. We used the Alex computer program to conduct a preliminary population viability analysis (PVA) for squirrel gliders Petaurus norfolcensis living in a set of habitat fragments, embedded in an urban matrix in Brisbane. Our...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Solenopsis invita Buren (the red imported fire ant) was officially identified in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in early 2001 and soon after a national fire ant eradication program (funded by the Australian, State and Territory governments) to remove fire ants from Australia was approved...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Corridor and Audley in the Royal National Park appear to have occurred recently. To date, breeding in southern Sydney has only been confirmed at Yeramba Lagoon. A range of removal techniques have been successfully applied to eradicate isolated incursions in Brisbane and Melbourne. However, these options...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Martin Rhodes; Leslie Hall The felling of a tree at Brightview, south-west of Brisbane containing a colony of 29 Saccoliamus flaviventris provided an opportunity to obtain data on morphology, ectoparasites, and sex ratios from 13 individuals killed during the tree felling. This is the largest known...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
...A. White; G. Pyke The Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki (Girard, 1859) was first introduced into Australian waters in 1925. Early introductions were carried out in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and later Perth, by government agencies in an attempt to reduce the incidence of mosquitoes in the capital...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
...David Booth The nesting behaviour of two Australian freshwater turtles, the broad-shelled river turtle Chelodina expansa and the Brisbane river turtle Emydura signata are described. Both species nest during, or soon after rain. C. expansa nests exclusively during the day while E. signata...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
...; a significant conservation reserve in south-west Queensland S.G. Kearneya, P.L. Kernb,c, A.S. Kutta,b,d,e aSchool of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia bBush Heritage Australia, PO Box 329, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia cSchool of Biological...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... attempts to develop a sound basis for management. To redress this, a series of studies spanning most of a decade were carried out in Brisbane, designed to explore all dimensions of the conflict. This paper describes several relevant aspects of the phenomenon including temporal patterns of reproduction...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This paper assesses the effects of vegetation retention and garden planting on birds in the rapidly urbanising greater Brisbane region. Formerly forested areas that are cleared and urbanised show a large reduction in the number of small-bodied species, and a minor increase in the number...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.054
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The management of flying-fox camps is pivotal to the overall conservation and management of flying-foxes. This paper employs an historical approach to assess the effectiveness of camp removal in the Brisbane area as a tool in the management of flying-foxes. Much of what has been learnt...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... A. Graham1,3, Martine Maron1, Clive A. McAlpine1,2 1. The University of Queensland, Landscape Ecology and Conservation Group, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, Brisbane, Australia. 4068 2. The University of Queensland, The Ecology Centre, Brisbane, Australia. 4068 3. Corresponding...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
...: An island ark for Queensland's koala population? Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 117 309 334 DERM 2012. Koala Coast Koala Population Report 2010. Department of Environment and Resource Management, Brisbane. January 2012. Dique, D.S., de Villiers, D.L. and Preece, H.J. 2003...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 983–990.
Published: 29 January 2012
... of Queensland, Landscape Ecology and Conservation Group, School of Geography, Planning, and Environmental Management, Brisbane, Qld 4072 Australia. b The University of Queensland, The Ecology Centre, Brisbane, Qld 4072 Australia. Correspondence: Christine Adams-Hosking, The University of Queensland, School...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Street (PO Box 2111), Dubbo NSW 2830. 3 Department of Primary Industries NSW, Orange Agricultural Institute, Forest Road, Orange NSW 2800. 4 School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 4072. Mailing address: 639 Gold Creek Rd., Brookfield, QLD 4069. 5 Invasive Plants...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of what places are most important to them, and what drives their movements around the landscape. Solving problems of conservation inadequacy for nomadic birds Claire Runge1,2 and Ayesha I.T. Tulloch1,3 1 School of Geography, Planning and Management, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4102 Australia. 2...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Mitchell2 1School of Geography, Planning and Architecture and The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072 2The Australian Koala Foundation G.P.O. Box 2659, Brisbane 4001 Corresponding Author: l.seabrook@uq.edu.au A B ST R A C T Present day Australian landscapes are legacies...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 93–102.
Published: 07 September 2012
... Proceedings: Ecological Research and Management in the Mulgalands, edited by M. J. Page and T. S. Beutel, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Mulgaland communities of south-west Queensland as habitat for koalas 91 95 Australian Zoologist volume 36 (1)2012 93 Introduction Species at the margins...