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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
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...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
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 2007
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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
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...
Journal Articles
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...
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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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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
... rehabilitation centres in Queensland, Australia, on people s perceptions of conservation. Endangered Species Research 20: 153-165. httpdx.doi.org/10.3354/esr00482 FitzGibbon, S.I. and Jones, D.N. 2006. A community-based wildlife survey: the knowledge and attitudes of residents of suburban Brisbane, with a focus...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 937–959.
Published: 09 May 2022
... (Figures 2A, 4). Such differences may be by chance, depending on the days censuses were conducted. Use of suburban gardens and parks The use of suburban gardens and parks affects the persistence of species in Kings Park. Although to an extent subjective, forty-seven species along the transect were assigned...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
.... Winter home range of an adult female Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in suburban Canberra. Australian Bird Watcher 19: 109-114. Winter home range of an adult female Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in suburban Canberra Australian Bird Watcher 19 109 114 Palmer, C.M. 2010...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
..., Cincinnati, IL. Fearn, S., Robinson, B., Sambono, J. and Shine, R. 2001. Pythons in the pergola: the ecology of nuisance carpet pythons (Morelia spilota) from suburban habitats in southeastern Queensland. Wildlife Research 28: 573 579. httpsdoi. org/10.1071/WR00106 Letnic, M., Webb, J.K. and Shine, R. 2008...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 991–995.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... 2002. Attitudes of suburban Western Australians to proposed cat control legislation. Australian Veterinary Journal 80: 536-543. Hart, R. K., Calver, M. C. and Dickman, C. R. 2002. The index of relative importance: an alternative approach to reducing bias in descriptive studies of animal diets. Wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Wotherspoon D. and Burgin S. 2011. The impact on native herpetofauna due to traffic collision at the interface between a suburban area and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area: an ecological disaster? Wildlife response to disasters edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney and P. Banks, in Australian...