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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Determining the population dynamics of the vulnerable Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus requires accurate methods of estimating the age of wild animals. Traditionally, wild juvenile P. poliocephalus have been aged by comparing their forearm measurements to those of known-aged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... From the time of European settlement of Australia, flying-foxes have been treated as vermin and their management has focused on attempts to control numbers in local areas by culling and disturbance. The listing of Grey-headed Flying-foxes as vulnerable under the NSW Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed in 2001 as a vulnerable species in NSW under the provisions of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. This paper outlines the legal implications which arise from listing a species as vulnerable in NSW. These include legal protection from harm...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Many fruit growers see flying-foxes such as the Grey-headed Flying-fox as a threat to their livelihood. Understandably, when large numbers of the animals suddenly enter orchards and cause significant damage, growers start to talk of “population explosions” of the animals. In this paper we...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus is a large (to 1000 g) bat, endemic to coastal, south-eastern Australia (Queensland, NSW, Victoria). Sustainable management of P. poliocephalus , recently listed at State and Federal level as Vulnerable, must ensure its conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In May 2001 the Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act. The NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) now has a regulatory role in the protection of the ‘camps’, or roosting colonies, of this species wherever they may occur...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.056
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The listing of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus as Vulnerable on the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act (TSC Act) initiated a shift in management focus from control to conservation. The process has highlighted the need to preserve roosting habitat for the species and develop...
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.060
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The effective management of the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a threatened species in NSW will depend on our ability to develop and implement policies that focus on habitat conservation and enhancement. The aim is to preserve a continuous food supply for the species...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/9780958608541
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1