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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
...William Terry; Albert Golden 3 Corresponding author: wterry@outlook.com.au Grey shrike-thrush camera trap fake nest Phascogale tapoatafa An observation of nest robbing and bird predation by wild Brush-tailed Phascogales in central Victoria William Terry1, 3 and Albert Golden2...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
...David Lindenmayer; David Blair; Lachlan McBurney; Sam Banks; Elle Bowd ABSTRACT The catastrophic 2009 wildfires in the Mountain Ash ( Eucalyptus regnans ) forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria provided an opportunity to gain new insights into the responses to fire by various elements of the...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 67–73.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Australia. Human Ecology 15(4): 435-62. The holocene prehistory of a coastal wetland system: Discovery Bay, southeastern Australia Human Ecology 15 435 62 HEAD, L., 1988. Holocene vegetation, fire and environmental history of the Discovery Bay region, south-western Victoria. Aust. J. Ecol. 13...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 199–207.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graeme Gillespie An overview of the distribution of Litoria aurea in Victoria is presented. Habitats in which the species has been recorded are described and its current conservation status is assessed. Litoria aurea is restricted to east Gippsland where it occurs predominantly at low altitudes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the Derrimut Grasslands Reserve, Victoria: Their contents were examined and the invertebrate remains identified to the level of order. Invertebrate prey availability was estimated using samples collected from pitfall traps and dielary specialization was calculated using Levins (1968) standardized...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... is implicated in the local extinction of the Bush Stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius. Wildfire in January 2020 burnt a relatively small portion of the Tapitallee area but these fires burnt an extensive area of southern NSW and Victoria. These fires were likely to be responsible for the decline in the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
... for researchers and employers. For A field ecologist s guide to environmental DNA sampling in freshwater environments Emily F. McColl-Gausden1, Andrew R. Weeks1,2 and Reid Tingley1,3 1. School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia 2. cesar Pty Ltd, 293 Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Reardon3, Paul Gray4 and Jasmin Hufschmid1 1 Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Melbourne Veterinary School,The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences,The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Highway,Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia 2 Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported to...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 414–425.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Geoffrey Heard; Peter Robertson; Michael Scroggie We examined nocturnal microhabitat preferences of the endangered Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis in lotic and lentic environments in southern Victoria, Australia. Data were obtained during surveys of six wetland sites during the summer of...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
... distributed over agricultural land in the Pakenham area, on the south-eastern urban-fringe of Melbourne, Victoria, during the 2005/06 breeding season. Our aim was to identify key areas for the conservation of L. raniformis . We recorded L . raniformis at 14 waterbodies where we marked 31 males and 16 females...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 85–88.
Published: 04 October 2011
...James Fitzsimons; A. Rose The diet of a Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in a Box-Ironbark woodland remnant in central Victoria was studied. An analysis of 42.5 pellets found invertebrates to represent 82% of the total prey items, but vertebrates, in the form of the House Mouse Mus domesticus...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Faye Wedrowicz; Wendy Wright; Rolf Schlagloth; Flavia Santamaria; Fred Cahir ABSTRACT We present an ecological history of the koala ( Phascolarctos cinereus ) population and its environment in South Gippsland, Victoria, both pre- and post- European settlement. We consider the role that the region's...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... abundance patterns of Sambar Deer in south-eastern Australia. We present the results of a field survey of Sambar Deer in the Critically Endangered Mountain Ash ( Eucalyptus regnans ) forests of the Central Highlands, Victoria. Our key question was: What factors influence detections of Sambar deer (based on...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... populations. *To whom correspondence should be addressed: Mrs Lyn Watson. Australian Dingo Foundation. P.O. Box 502, Gisborne, Victoria 3437, Australia. Tel: +61 03 5428 1245. E-mail: dingodiscovery@yahoo.com.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Science research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... observations of a cryptic agamid (Chameleon Dragon Chelosania brunnea Gray, 1845) in semi-arid savanna woodland of northern Australia Alana de Laive1* and Chris J. Jolly1,2 16/272 Casuarina Drive, Nightcliff, Northern Territory 0810. 2School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
...Michael P. Ward; Kathryn Qing-Ling Sivieng; Victoria Brookes ABSTRACT Interactions between dingoes and domestic dogs in Australia have implications for disease spread, but to understand the potential impact, better knowledge of the nature of this dingo-domestic dog interface is needed. Driven by a...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... Bay, Tasmania eSchool of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia * Author for correspondence: stephen.kearney@uq.edu.au A BS TR A CT Arid and desert landscapes are characterised as boom-bust systems, and sometimes its fauna can remain cryptic or hidden. This short paper reports...