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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.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... to A. terminalis . Similarly, although rats preyed on experimental artificial nests, nest predation was caused largely by other birds. An intensive trapping study showed a negative spatial relationship between black rats and long-nosed bandicoots at both macrohabitat and microhabitat scales in urban areas...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Urban bushland has survived for a variety of reasons. In some cases Sydney bushland is protected from possible development, but many stands do not enjoy protection under the planning process. Urban bushland is valued for a range of different purposes and if it is to survive then its permissible...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of their main prey species) throughout residential areas. The conservation of owls in the Sydney region depends on the protection of extensive bushland areas from urban and rural development, especially the major forested gully systems which provide essential nesting, roosting and core foraging habitat for most...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... detected on the outer edges of crevices. Survey results expand baseline information and inform future decisions aimed at promoting biodiversity in remnant bushland. Habitat fragmentation remnant bushland saxicolous lizard Sydney Metropolitan Area urban ecology Abramsky, Z. and Tracy...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of a forum on urban bushland fauna. Now it is unimaginable that such a specialist would be absent. There has been a proliferation of studies, ideas, position statements, web pages, courses and a collective recognition of the value of urban wildlife over the last two decades. Many local and species-specific...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that black rats are likely to be limited by refuge opportunities within urban areas, and will rapidly investigate shelter opportunities. Removing available shelter habitat is likely to be an effective means of reducing rat populations within urban areas, particularly adjacent to bushland sites...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... site fidelity, breeding behaviour and prey selectivity of the Masked Owl with data collected during and after significant habitat loss over a further 6 years (2002-08). Study area and methods Habitat disturbance events The study area was a semi-urban bushland in the suburb of Charlestown in Lake...
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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
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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.2008.007
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 (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Smith; Judy Smith The Koala population in Warringah Shire has declined over the last 50 years with increasing urbanization. Koalas were reported from various localities throughout the Shire in the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's. They now occur only at Barrenjoey Peninsula. Ku-ring-gai Chase...
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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.2007.009
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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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Corey T. Callaghan; John H. Wilshire; John M. Martin; Richard E. Major; Mitchell B. Lyons; Richard T. Kingsford ABSTRACT Urbanisation is altering local flora and fauna, but urban greenspaces can provide refugia for a variety of taxa. However, we often lack basic biodiversity information (e.g...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
... of fragment size and edge on nest predation in urban bushland. Ecography 22: 349-356. The influence of fragment size and edge on nest predation in urban bushland Ecography 22 349 356 Mitchell, W. 1977. Home life at the hungry mile: Sydney wharf labourers and their families 1900-1914. Labour...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... bushland and disused landfills. Urban landcare movements emulate earlier rural landcare movements, but differ from them in important ways; for instance, in their emphasis on public rather than private land and their often site-specific rather than catchment-based focus. Yet urban landcare movements remain...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., the cumulative loss of reptiles due to vehicle collision in the region is an ecological disaster. reptiles frogs World Heritage Area urban - bushland interface animal mortality vertebrate road kill ABS. 2007. 2006 Census QuickStats: Blue Mountains (C) (Statistical Local Area. Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 81–83.
Published: 17 March 2014
...), * helping to organize and/or lead walks (for example, spotlighting treks in urban bushland areas). If anyone would like more information on the survey please contact John Pastorelli on (02) 875 4649 or by writing to P.O. Box 150, Beecroft 2119. September 1987 Australian Zoologist, Vo1. 24(1) 83 ...
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
... We radiotracked 18 pet cats Felis catus from rural and urban areas within the City of Armadale, Western Australia, both at night and during the day between August 2003 and February 2005 to estimate the size of buffer zone required to reduce incursions by pet cats into native bushland. Home...
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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.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney is among the fastest-growing urban regions in Australia. An important environmental impact of urban sprawl is the loss and maintenance of remaining biodiversity values. The current study focuses on native vertebrate fauna, excluding fish, pelagic species and vagrants. This group...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... influencing the occurrence of possum road-kill in the northern suburbs of Sydney (Russell 2009; Russell et al. 2009). This study also sought information about possum species distribution and abundance at the urban bushland interface and to identify potential threats to urban possums. Methods The study...