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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... dispersal, cleared buffers, community engagement, human-wildlife conflict, wildlife stakeholder acceptance capacity DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.021 Introduction The Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is the flying-fox species most observable in population centres Community attitudes about...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that the behaviour showed similarities to that of other Pteropus species. Ratcliffe (1931) described the seasonal behaviour of the Z? scapulatus, when large groups form in March to August. Numbers greater than 100 000 have been sighted at one camp (Nelson 1965a). Studies of individual maternal behaviour and growth...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 69–75.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. C. Richards; L. S. Hall A new species of flying-fox (genus Pteropus) is described as P. banakrisi . This species is similar in appearance to P. alecto which is seasonally sympatric in the type locality, but P. banakrisi is much smaller and differs in dental characteristics. P banakrisi is also...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... predominantly on the blossoms of the genera Eucalyptus, Angophora, Melaleuca and Banksia, from which the individuals take pollen and nectar (Parry-Jones and Augee 1991; Eby 1995). Pteropus poliocephalus is also known to feed on fruits of native and introduced tree species (Parry-Jones and Augee 1991; Long...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Plenum Press, New York. Ecology of Bats 105 150 Vardon, M.J. and Tidemann, C.R., 1995. Harvesting of flying foxes (Pteropus spp.) in Australia: Could it promote the conservation of endangered Pacific Island species? in Conservation through sustainable use of wildlife ed Grigg, G., Hale, P...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... management Grey-headed Flying-fox human-wildlife conflict Pteropus poliocephalus urban ecology ABSTRACTFrom cleared buffers to camp dispersal: mitigating impacts of the Kareela flying-fox camp on adjacent residents and schools Matthew Mo1*, Mike Roache1, Rebecca Williams2, Ian N. Drinnan2 and Beth...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
...-fox as a Threatened Species in New South Wales 20 28 Divljan, A. 2008. Population ecology of the Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus: A study on the age-structure and the effects of mortality on a vulnerable species. PhD thesis. University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW. Population...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
... in Managing the Grey-headed Flying-fox as a Threatened Species in New South Wales, edited by P. Eby and D. Lunney. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman. Management of roost sites of the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus on the north coast of NSW: a National Parks and Wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Melaleuca species) provide the main source of food for P. scapulatm (Rarcliffe 1931; Nelson 1965; Tidernann 1993; Sinclair et al. 1996; Richards 1995), although lerps (Law and Lean 1992) are also eaten. Pteropus scapulatus, like other Australian Pteropus, can move great distances over time (Ratcliffe 1931...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Anthropogenic global warming is expected to cause major changes in the phenology of tropical rainforests in the short term and cause significant structural changes in the long term that will result in local species losses and possibly extinctions. Monitoring these changes is labour intensive...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Tania Reid; Damon L. Oliver; Linda Broome; Adam Fawcett; Katherine Howard; Piers Thomas; Simon Tracey; Gerry Andersen; Rachel Lowry ABSTRACT A diverse range of corporations, businesses and organisations play an important role in threatened species conservation. During...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 49–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 3. Pteropus poliocephalus feeding in Grevilea robusta. indicate species which, although are planted in urban areas to improve the environment for humans, are likely to have more and more importance for the survival of such flying-fox colonies as Gordon and Mateham as more and more eucalypt forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Zool. 10: 45-83. Mammals of Innisfail. 1. Species and distribution Aust. J. Zool. 10 45 83 Hayden, S., 1992. Population estimates and sex ratios of a Spectacled Flying Fox (Pteropus conspicillattus) camp on the Atherton Tableland of north Queensland, Australia. Report to Centre...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peggy Eby; Greg Richards; Linda Collins; Kerryn Parry-Jones The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus has an expansive range. However, the species actually occupies a relatively restricted and continuously changing habitat area, which is primarily defined by irregular patterns of nectar...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 5–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus (Megochiroptera). Hons. thesis, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales. Ratcliffe, F. N. (1931). The Flying Fox (Pteropus) in Australia. CSIRO Bulletin number 53. and in the arid zone where it follows the erratic flowering of the river gums (e.g. E u c...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Christopher Tidemann; Michael Vardon; John Nelson; Richard Speare; Laurence Gleeson Australian bat Lyssavirus , first reported in mid-1996 from a Black Flying Fox Pteropus alecto has now been isolated from two other species of flying fox, a microbat and a human, who died of a rabies-like illness...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Len Martin Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus confirm that the usual birthing posture of the mother is hanging from the hind-legs, and not, as was asserted in a recent report, hanging by the thumbs. Observations of births in wild and captive Pteropus show that after emergence...