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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... Surprisingly, immature stages of the estuarine mosquito, Aedes vigilax , were observed in the freshwater wetlands in exceptional abundances during this period. Adjacent to these freshwater wetlands there are extensive saltmarsh and mangrove habitats where highly abundant populations of Ae. vigilax are common...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
...M.J. Bamford; M.C. Calver Fauna surveys to determine the species richness, relative abundance and community structure of reptile assemblages are often important first steps in their conservation. Several sampling techniques are commonly used. Most involve trapping and assume a simple relationship...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... avifauna in the Tapitallee area between 1926–40 and 1985–2020. During that time there have been changes in the distribution and abundance of many birds. Fourteen species have become locally extinct while 28 have colonised/recolonised the area. Combining Aubrey’s and our data a total of 194 species of bird...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
...Renee L. Brawata ABSTRACT The removal of apex carnivores from ecosystems can impact the abundance and diversity of species in lower trophic levels. In arid ecosystems, where “bottom up” forces of primary productivity and resource availability strongly affect trophic interactions, the role of “top...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... . Fourteen of the species recorded were highly variable in abundance from one survey to the next. The fauna of the Spinifex grasslands, and Mitchell and Chenopod grassland sites was compositionally very different, and the extent of ground cover or Triodia in the surrounding landscape predicted the abundance...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
... of Carpet Pythons, but paradoxically, our surveys at this site reveal a twofold increase in abundance of Carpet Pythons since the arrival of toads. Toad invasion likely has favoured pythons by reducing the abundance of large monitor lizards, that are both predators and competitors of Carpet Pythons...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 198–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Hunter; Graeme Gillespie A survey was conducted of the distribution and abundance of stream-breeding frogs within Kosciuszko National Park, with particular emphasis upon locating new populations of the endangered Spotted Tree Frog Litoria spenceri. Twenty-five streams were sampled within the...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
... availability. A synchronous count of Greyheaded Flying-foxes in New South Wales taken in July 1988 described the distribution and abundance of the species during a time of general food scarcity, but when abundant floral resources were available in restricted patches of coastal vegetation. The population was...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... West. Aust. Dept. Agric. 25 27 31 The control of dingoes in New South Wales in the period 1883- 1930 and i ts likely impact on their distribution and abundance Alistair S. Glen' and Jeff Short2 'School of Biological Sciences A08. University of Sydney, NSW 2006,Australia. 'CSlRO Wildlife and...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
..., mean abundance of P. v. minor was 0.24 ha −1 in wet sclerophyll and 0.38 ha −1 in dry sclerophyll forest. Field observations (n= 330) were collected from nine radio-collared animals across three field sites from July to October 2019. 95% kernel home range estimates varied, ranging from 1.03–11.45 ha...
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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) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... burn at high severity. Such enhanced protection should include an expanded network of buffers around drainage lines and waterways as these are where fire severity is likely to be lowest and also where old growth elements like large old hollow-bearing trees are more abundant. In addition, all existing...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... animal org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.09.010 abundance: an empirical review and synthesis. Ecology and Society 14(1): 21. httpsdoi.org/10.5751/ES-02815-140121 Jaeger, J.A.G. and Fahrig, L. 2004. Effects of road fencing on population persistence. Conservation Biology 18: 1651-57. Fisher, D.O., Blomberg, S.P...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... their call types (McCauley et al. 2006; McCauley contrast, there remains uncertainty regarding the recovery et al. 2010; Jolliffe et al. 2019). McCauley et al. of the pygmy blue whale as pre and post-whaling abundance (2018) identified three blue whale song types around and population trends remain...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... Dyke et relative abundances in most wetlands are alarmingly low. al. 2019). Causes of decline include mortality of nesting In addition, the latter study revealed that adults made up females through predation (Spencer 2002; Thompson ~90% of captures and juveniles were absent from captures at 1983) and...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... observations, and exposure disposition, and potential low abundance. to sunlight (Read and Bedford 1991; Ehmann 1992; Cogger et al. 1993; Foster and Littlely 2000). While Habitat remnants and the species they support are the use of holes has been recorded (Foster and Littlely more vulnerable to localised...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... cooperatively breeding birds. J. Animal Ecology 70: Duguid, M. C., Goodale, H.M.E. and Ashton, M.S. 2016. 370-385. Changes in breeding bird abundance and species composition over a 20 year chronosequence following shelterwood harvests Marchant, S. 1987. Territorialism and co-operative breeding of in oak...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... insect feeding strategies, most likely in response to variation in insect abundance and activity, as well as abiotic factors such as light and temperature. *Corresponding authors © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Flying-foxes diet insects Hemiptera ejecta pellet...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., 21 said they were currently not active participants. Their reasons for not participating anymore included lack of time, technical issues, and a perception of high turtle abundance that indicated conservation efforts are unnecessary. The motives that originally inspired their participation were not...