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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Richard A. Fuller; Micha V. Jackson; Tatsuya Amano; Chi-Yeung Choi; Robert S. Clemens; Birgita D. Hansen; Da-Li Lin; Rochelle Steven; Bradley K. Woodworth ABSTRACT Monitoring migratory species can be extremely challenging. For example, millions of migratory shorebirds migrate from breeding grounds...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 15–36.
Published: 02 February 2023
... of migration or regional scale movements. The proportion of nectar and non-nectar foraging did not differ between years or localities, with half of foraging observations being of nectar-feeding. Yellow-plumed Honeyeaters are sensitive to the effects of drought, with less nesting during dry seasons...
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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
... a range of experts and the public. Grey-headed Flying-foxes migrate hundreds of kilometres between successive areas of nectar flow, and the numbers present in a local area fluctuate widely between seasons and between years. Intensive episodes of crop damage or conflict at roosts occur intermittently...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 30–54.
Published: 12 July 2021
... of Yellow-faced Honeyeaters Caligavis chrysops and White-naped Honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus migrating north in the autumn of that year. Bird Tapitallee long-term study Elliott climate change clearing native vegetation fire Changes to the status of birds in the Tapitallee region on the south...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 425–460.
Published: 01 September 2015
... recaptured a total of 922 times, giving a recovery rate of 19.4%. Residency, migration, irregularity of visits and the influence that rainfall and flooding played on these were examined. Birds banded elsewhere in the Riverina are recorded and the incidence of breeding is reported. The need for long term...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Temperature, rainfall and other climate variables influence the occurrence, range boundaries and behaviour of species, including the timing of natural events, such as migration and breeding. The impacts of climate change have been observed on ecosystems in every ocean and on every continent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... that are likely to instigate migration, adaptation or extinction. Zoos offer a controlled environment that allows the examination of the impacts of interdependent factors such as dietary requirements, water tolerance, response to stressors and treatment of disease. Further, zoos maintain species in captivity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... conditions and habitat may be possible in mountainous areas, but there would be significant barriers to north-south migration in the narrow, densely populated coastal corridor. However, the most pressing threats to Vietnam's wildlife are occurring now, and are hunting, the illegal wildlife trade, illegal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 876–883.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., with all captures being made along an isolated section of road within the reserve. No breeding was observed, all captures were of adults and nearly all appeared to be female. The indications are that toads migrated through heavily forested steep escarpment to the east, rather than along the road network...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 315–330.
Published: 14 October 2011
... in the corpus epididymidis dislocated their neck insertion from the primary implantation fossa, so that by the time the sperm cell had reached the cauda epididymidis, the acetabulum had migrated cranially into a secondary implantation fossa and the nucleus had become streamlined with respect to the flagellum...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
.... Adaptation strategies would recognise the linkages between beaches, dunes and surf zones and maintain sand movement and storage and allow for the landward migration of beaches. Failing this, the active maintenance of beaches in their present location by soft engineering (e.g., the transport of sand...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... the number of bats using a site, mapping the direction of flight and / or migration paths, the volume of space monitored by a bat detector and placing the bat detector at the height where bats commonly fly. This paper discusses the use of radar technology and I propose it will vastly improve our...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Program which utilised physical removal activities directed by a ‘Judas fish’ program, carp drafting devices named ‘William's Carp Separation Cages’ designed to remove carp as they migrate through fishways, a novel molecular genetic approach, ‘Daughterless Carp Gene Technology’ designed to integrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dry rainforest occurs throughout the wet-dry tropics as isolated patches in a matrix of savanna woodland. Dry rainforests may provide important stepping stones for migrating forest birds, resources for woodland birds, and a significant component of bird diversity in arid inland landscapes. Dry...
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
... describe the seasonality, longevity and low reproductive potential of flying-foxes, and show that rapid expansion of their populations, at rates comparable to those of small rodents, simply is not possible. Sudden incursions of large numbers of flying-foxes into orchards reflect migration of animals...
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
... and an integrated network of camps as stopover habitat during migration as well as suitable roosting environments. Several ecological attributes of the Grey-headed Flying-fox make this a demanding task, in particular, its wide-ranging and nomadic habits. The long distances over which flying-foxes travel mean...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... for insectivorous mammals changed seasonally with the peeling of bark; in spring the trees harboured rich populations of invertebrates under the detaching bark, but after bark peeling in summer, invertebrates migrated to the bases of the trees or the ground. Nest and shelter sites occurred mostly in hollows...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 322–337.
Published: 24 February 2021
... and Eurasian clades is also strongly supported (100 Treemix phylogenetic reconstructions also observed a deep divergence between the Asian and Eurasian clades, with the dingo and NGSD sitting within this Asian clade (Figure 3). In our modelling the migration edge returning the highest get_f value was 10...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... projects, while maximising the outcomes of scant research and conservation funding. Corresponding author: A.S. Griffin ( andrea.griffin@newcastle.edu.au ) © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 automated telemetry bat insect migration Motus movement ecology telemetry...