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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...Michael Guppy; Anthony Overs; Sarah Guppy ABSTRACT The details of a breeding season have been investigated and described for many bird species and groups of species, but rarely for an entire breeding community. The collection of such data is the only way of quantifying the number of birds a habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from key conflict areas but also coincided with flying-fox numbers reducing as local blossom diminished. Ongoing community engagement played an important role in building community resilience to live with this threatened species, which is vital considering that Batemans Bay will likely continue...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). The justification for the creation of the national park was mostly due to the rich biodiversity and faunal significance demonstrated by the FATS' surveys (DECCW 2010). FATS continue to survey in Wallingat NP and to compile a record of changes in the frog communities over time. © 2018 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Coonabarabran in NSW, burning over 560 km 2 of the park and surrounding region (the Wambelong fire). The Wambelong fire affected Dunphy Lake, the only lake in the park. In this study, we assessed the post-fire aquatic animal community of the lake in March and September 2014. At the times of sampling the lake...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
... used this technology to investigate the nest predators of a woodland bird community in south-east Australia, for which nest predation averaged 59% per annum over four years. Despite the loss of more than 240 clutches or broods during this period, only one predation event was witnessed prior to the use...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Helen Otley A community-based survey was conducted to establish the current distribution of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus in the Huon River catchment, southern Tasmania. The species was found to be common and sighted in waterbodies throughout the Huon River catchment. Fewer platypuses were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 781–787.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Steve Sass; Gerry Swan; Brooke Marshall; Tim Browne; Nick Graham-Higgs Recent biodiversity surveys of the Barrier Ranges in far western New South Wales resulted in the discovery of an undescribed vegetation community dominated by spinifex grass growing on rocky ranges. Reptile surveys within...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Ross Goldingay Community groups can make significant contributions to threatened species recovery planning. I conducted two questionnaire surveys of the community bordering on Coomaditchy Lagoon, an important breeding site of the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea at Port Kembla...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Surveys of microbat communities in several regions of Western Australia have revealed a diversity-productivity model of community structure in which co-occurring species occupy different foraging niches, but environmental factors influence turnover in species composition across landscapes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... communities and has potential for monitoring temporal change. Examples of these uses include analysis of 1) the Superb Fairy-wren and Noisy Miner, whose local distributions are negatively correlated; 2) the Superb Fairy-wren and Australian King Parrot, which show opposite patterns of distribution north...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... of kangaroos are a major issue for residents, and have apparently increased over the last decade. Residents share a number of other concerns about kangaroos, and are interested in understanding more about them. These issues are being addressed by the development of a community-based kangaroo management program...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Using data from 57 sites across suburban Perth we tested the influence of Cat Density on species richness and community composition of passerine birds as well as on the presence/absence of 15 common passerine species. Cat Density was not a significant predictor of any of the dependent variables...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... a threat for some of the larger, highly sort after game species, such as tree kangaroos and cassowaries. An overview is provided of PNG's legislation for protected areas development and we outline our experiences in the facilitation of community planning for Wildlife Management Area establishment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... particularly fire regimes, offers a powerful tool for influencing the composition of small mammal communities, but one that must be carefully managed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.080
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... We compiled an extensive database of koala sightings from the community. The records of koala sightings which met conditions for reliability were used in conjunction with vegetation mapping by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife in the Georges River catchment to produce relative exploitation (RE...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... During the past 15 years in New South Wales (NSW), recommendations in relation to catchment and water management policy have been progressively made by regionally-based committees with government and community representation. This represents a shift in responsibility for decision-shaping from...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The NSW government has seen fit to list the Grey Headed Flying-fox (GHFF) as Vulnerable. The listing will limit the ability of fruit growers to protect their crops from damage by this species. The GHFF has been protected by government on behalf of the community. In my submission...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1