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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Attacks by Australian Magpies Gymnorhina tibicen on humans are among the most common forms of human-wildlife conflict in Australia, especially in suburban environments. Despite the familiarity of these interactions, remarkably little is known about the phenomenon, significantly undermining...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
...) and for causing damage to suburban garden plants; creating conflict and aggravation to residents (Mathews et al. 2004; Eymann et al. 2006; Wilks et al. 2008). FitzGibbon and Jones (2006) suggest that such human-wildlife conflicts may cause a heightened awareness of a species presence, thus creating a bias...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Danny Wotherspoon; Shelley Burgin Vehicle collision resulting in animal mortality is a common daily occurrence, although few studies have considered the impact on herpetofauna in urban areas. Over a 7 year period (2003 - 2010), 1.4 km of suburban streets of Falconbridge that interface...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Art, for us, has the potential power to activate the soul, the conscience and the imagination of society. We are public artists working with nature in the urban and suburban contexts. The topic of the paper is an environment rehabilitation project in Fairfield, in western Sydney, called...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... distribution and abundance in native forests and woodlands is in decline. The species is perceived as being common in urban and suburban areas: as a result, government departments, pest control businesses and volunteer wildlife organisations commonly receive calls from residents requesting that ‘problem...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... that characterise poorly-vegetated suburban areas. “Neglected Foliphiles” are small-bodied, foliage-feeding species that are diverse and common in large eucalypt forest remnants but largely absent from small remnants and well-vegetated suburbs. One species, the noisy miner Manorina melanocephala , is important...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 585–604.
Published: 01 June 2020
... management and policy. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27: 746-758. Schwartz, S.H. 2012. An overview of the Schwartz theory of basic values. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture 2: 11. Thomas, L.K. and Jones, D.N. 1997. Control versus chaos: A unique suburban wildlife conflict in Australia. Human Dimensions...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., with the caption, Suburban carnage Scott Cardamatis checks a pellet-peppered victim, above; and right, he documents wildlife shot by orchardists. The main photo has a Grey-headed Flying-fox held above the head with the wing stretched out and the sun shining through the bullet holes in the membranous wings...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
... on the northern suburban fringe of Sydney (P. Banks pers. obs). It thus seems highly likely that Sydney s Bush Rats were also affected directly by infection with the plague, contributing to their demise around the harbour foreshore. If this reasoning is correct, why didn t Bush Rats return after the plague...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Daniel Lunney; Chris Moon When disasters occur, media reporting tends to focus on the impacts on humans and their property, with only occasional references made to impacts on natural assets such as wildlife. We looked at a range of print and internet media sources to examine the way the media treat...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327229
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca is an unexpected addition to the small number of native birds that have recently moved into urban and suburban areas. The arrival of the species in the Central Business District of Brisbane in South East Queensland has been accompanied...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
..., the species has only recently become widespread in the Brisbane region. We investigated the density and distribution of this and two native house-dwelling geckos in urban, suburban and bushland environments within Brisbane. The spatially clumped insect resources associated with external light sources were...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... native vertebrates to large expanses of native vegetation on the urban perimeter, with many fewer species maintaining breeding populations in the Region's urban, suburban and rural terrestrial habitats as commensals of human society. A large proportion of the latter, particularly among birds, are species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the Suburbs. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne. The Best of Wildlife in the Suburbs Daniels, C. and Tait, C. 2005. Adelaide: Nature of a City. BioCity, Adelaide. Adelaide: Nature of a City Davison, A. 2005. Australian suburban imaginaries of nature: towards a prospective history...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The brushtail possum is common in Sydney's bushland suburbs, where it is often valued and made welcome. However, some suburban residents do not either value or welcome brushtail possums on their properties. This study probed the attitudes of both groups of people towards the animals...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and attitudes of residents of suburban Brisbane, with a focus on bandicoots. Wildlife Research 33: 233-241. httpdx.doi.org/10.1071/wr04029 Fleming, P., Corbett, L., Harden R. and Thomson, P. 2001. Managing the impacts of dingoes and other wild dogs. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra. Fleming, P.J.S., Allen...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Richard Shine; Mark Fitzgerald This small elapid snake is endangered because of its restriction to a specific habitat (weathered sandstone outcrops in southeastem Australia) that is under heavy pressure for commercial exploitation, especially for “bushrock” in suburban gardens. We review...