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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Stephen Garnett; Olivia Whybird; Hugh Spencer A survey of all known Spectacled Flying Fox camps in the wet tropics was undertaken in March 1998 with the assistance of volunteers. About 153 000 flying foxes were counted at 12 major camps. These data are compared with historical data and the status...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Spectacled Flying-fox is listed as vulnerable within its range in Australia despite being recognised as an agricultural pest and there being significant gaps in our knowledge of its ecology. Stakeholders, such as management agencies and fruit farmers, have many questions that we...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... in abundance overlain on highly variable day-to-day patterns of roost use. Although the presence of individual, high site fidelity behaviour could not be precluded, the high turnover of flying-fox numbers on a within-tree basis precludes the presence of highly stable social groups, over the duration...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... and ensure their long-term survival. A “raiders versus residents” model of seed dispersal, shown in Spectacled Flying Foxes Pteropus conspicillatus , is important in increasing the success of seedling survival because the residents force the raiders to leave their territories which causes seeds...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and individuals that is being co-ordinated by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. The project aims to undertake actions to benefit the conservation of the four species of flying-fox found on mainland Australia: Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus , Spectacled Flying-fox P. conspicillatus , Black...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
...”; there is a need to both protect flying-fox populations and the crops of fruit growers; and the emergence of Australian Bat Lyssavirus and other viruses has made handling bats a risk. The conservation status of the Grey-headed Flying-fox and the Spectacled Flying-fox is currently being reviewed by the Scientific...
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
... by an adult Spectacled Flying-fox Pteropus conspicillatus and costing less than one fifth of an Argos GPS-based system. This logger (capable of storing over 60,000 locations) will permit us to monitor detailed shifts in flying-fox feeding behaviour and energetics to monitor forest phenology with changing...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This study was undertaken to gain some knowledge of Flying-fox (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae) learning ability, using 10 Spectacled Flying-foxes Pteropus conspicillatus in a free-operant conditioning paradigm. The subjects were trained to pull levers for a juice reward in the controlled...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 44–46.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of previous research had been restricted to investigating their role as pests to the fruit industry. June 1990 Several major studies of individual species have recently been completed, including Spectacled flying foxes, Pteropus conspicillatus, in tropical Queensland (Richards 1990a,b ), Little red flying...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Biomathematics. Setauket, New York. Garnett, S., Whybird, O. and Spencer, H., 1999. The conservation status of the spectacled flying fox Pteropus conspicillatus.Australian Zoologist 31: 38-54. The conservation status of the spectacled flying fox Pteropus conspicillatus Australian Zoologist 31 38 54...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
... Buettner, P. G., Westcott, D. A., Maclean, J., Brown, L., McKeown, A., Johnson, A., Wilson, K., Blair, D., Luly, J., Skerratt, L., Muller, R., and Speare, R. 2013. Tick Paralysis in Spectacled Flying-Foxes (Pteropus conspicillatus) in North Queensland, Australia: Impact of a Ground-Dwelling Ectoparasite...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Research Bulletin 53 1 81 Ratcliffe, F. N., 1948. Flying fox and drifting sand. Angus and Robertson, Sydney. Flying fox and drifting sand Richards, G. C., 1990. The Spectacled Flying-fox, Pteropus conspicillatus, (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) in north Queensland. 2. Diet, seed dispersal...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 46–47.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... Priorities for Ghost bat (Macroderma gigas) conservation and management. Unpublished report. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service: Canberra. RICHARDS, G. C., 1990a. The Spectacled flying fox Pteropus con- spicillatus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae), in north Queensland. 1. Roost sites and distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 5–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the cooler temperate latitudes. In Australia Flying Foxes have been able to exploit Eucalyptus flowers as a main source of food and as a result are found far further south than is usual for mern- bers of the Pteropodidae. Of the four species of Flying-fox found in Australia, one, the Spectacled Flying-fox...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1999, The conservation status of the Spectacled flying fox Pteropus conspicillatus in Australia. Aust. Zool. 31: 38-54. The conservation status of the Spectacled flying fox Pteropus conspicillatus in Australia Aust. Zool. 31 38 54 Holmes, G., 1987. Avifauna of the Big Scrub Region. NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... al. complicated by the threatened status of the Grey-headed Site description Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus1 (Dickman and Fleming 2002) and Spectacled Flying-fox P. conspicillatus2 (Westcott The suburb of Kareela is in the Sutherland Shire in et al. 2015). Land managers of flying-fox camps must...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., to the status of Spectacled Flying-foxes in northeastern Queens- land, to a community and field based survey of Platypus in the Richmond catchment in northern New South Wales, to frog declines in Kosciuszko in southeastern New South Wales, to managing River Red Gums and waterbirds in inland New South Wales...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608541
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... bats and is the most widely distributed flying- fox in Australia (Hall 1987). I t is also the smallest (Ratcliffe 1932) weighing between 200 and 600 grams. The other species are the Black Flying-fox F! alecto, the Spectacled Flying-fox I! conspicillatus, and the Grey- headed Flying-fox F! poliocephalus...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327243
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3