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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 71–78.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney The responses to a questionnaire by the participants to the Eighth International Bat Research Conference in July 1989 showed that there is a strong consensus among researchers about the conservation problems facing bats, particularly regarding the issues of habitat loss and ignorance...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Nancy Pallin © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 Contributions to bat conservation by Ku-ring-gai Bat Colony Committee Inc. Nancy Pallin Ku-ring-gai Bat Colony Committee Inc., 45 Highfield Road, Lindfield 2070 History of Sydney's Flying-fox Colony In 1983 the Grey-headed...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 20 January 2023
...Michael J. Murphy ABSTRACT Bat departure activity was monitored at a grated cave site where bat windows had been added to the existing grate to improve accessibility for echolocating bats. Eastern Horseshoe-bats Rhinolophus megaphyllus were able to exit and re-enter the grated cave through bat...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 223–242.
Published: 31 August 2022
...G. Madani; C. Turbill; A. Lloyd; L. Gonsalves; T. Brassil; B. Law ABSTRACT The Australian summer of 2019/20 was impacted by megafires of a magnitude and severity never previously recorded. Whilst low severity fire has positive benefits for increased insectivorous bat activity and diversity, little...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leroy Gonsalves; Brad Law ABSTRACT The Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus is a threatened echolocating bat that uses a specialised ‘trawling' foraging strategy to hunt for aquatic prey. While the species is well known in freshwater habitats, in 2014 it was recorded for the first time roosting...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is needed to produce a more nuanced public discourse. Key words: Hendra, framing, human-wildlife conflict, media, bats, flying-foxes. httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.002 Communication considerations for one health: the influence of media framing on representations of a human-bat disease conflict...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 117–126.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Michael Murphy Seven sandstone caves in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, were identified as diurnal roosting sites used by the Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus . The population of R. megaphyllus in the Pilliga forest is considered to be of regional conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 166–167.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Pennay; Jade Freeman Little pied bat Chalinolobus picatus (Microchiroptera: Vespertilionidae) tree hollow roost Pilliga West State Forest Ayers D, Nash S and Baggett K. 1996.Threatened Species of Western New South Wales. National Parks and Wildlife Service...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D. Milledge; H. Parnaby; S. Phillips ALLISON, R. F., 1983. Hoary Bat. Pp. 334-35 in The Australian Museum Complete Book of Australian Mammals ed by R. Strahan. Angus and Robertson: Sydney. The Australian Museum Complete Book of Australian Mammals 334 35 HALL, L. AND RICHARDS...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 166–174.
Published: 17 March 2014
... levels of microchiropteran activity from 12 other taxa were recorded. On average, one bat pass was recorded for every minute of sampling in the first hour after dark. Eight taxa ( Vespadeius vulturnus , V. regulus , V. darlingtoni , Chalinolobus gouidii . C. morio , Mormopterus sp. and Tadarida australis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 439–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... presented here, that T. kapalgensis be regarded as Near Threatened. Taphozous kapalgensis rare bats Anabat echolocation Barclay, R.M.R. 1999. Bats are not birds - a cautionary note on using echolocation calls to identify bats: a comment. Journal of Mammalogy 80: 290-296. Bats...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 110–117.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Maritza de Oliveira; Geoffrey Smith; Luke Hogan A pilot study, using remotely deployed ultrasonic bat detectors, was undertaken in the Conondale Ranges as part of a research programme to assess the impacts of wet sclerophyll logging on native wildlife. The remote system was of the voice activated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 480–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt 480 October 2003AustralianZoologist volume 32 (3) Gould s Long-eared bat Nyctophilus gouldi is widespread along the east coast of Australia from south-western Victoria to north-eastern Queensland (Parnaby 1986; Churchill 1998). The species is common throughout its range...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Walter Boles The Ghost Bat Macroderma gigas is a large (mean mass 150 g) predatory bat of subtropical and tropical Australia. It carries its vertebrate prey to roost caves to be eaten and where remains are dropped and accumulate. Whereas the attack and feeding methods of M. gigas on mammals has...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 52–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... HILL, J. E., 1965. Asiatic bats of the genera Kerivoula and Phoniscus (Vespertilionidae), with a note on Kerivoula aerosa Tomes. Mammalia 29: 524-56. Asiatic bats of the genera Kerivoula and Phoniscus (Vespertilionidae), with a note on Kerivoula aerosa Tomes Mammalia 29 524 56 HILL, J. E...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 329.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., P. D., 1983. Little Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus australis. Pp. 338-39 in Complete book of Australian mammals ed by R. Strahan. Angus and Robertson: Sydney. Complete book of Australian mammals 338 39 Hall, L. S. and Richards, G. C., 1979. Bats of Eastern Australia. Queensland Museum Booklet...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Christopher Tidemann; Michael Vardon; John Nelson; Richard Speare; Laurence Gleeson Australian bat Lyssavirus , first reported in mid-1996 from a Black Flying Fox Pteropus alecto has now been isolated from two other species of flying fox, a microbat and a human, who died of a rabies-like illness...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 458–467.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Alex Kutt; Martin Schulz The flute-nosed bat Murina florium is a poorly known species that was first discovered in Australia at Mt Baldy State Forest on the Atherton Tablelands in north-eastern Queensland in 198 1. Subsequently there have been few other documented records despite intensive harp...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 443–446.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Lawrence Conole Variations in Large Bentwing-bat Miniopterus schreibersii echolocation call frequency throughout its range in Australia were investigated for patterns. Statistically significant differences were identified between the three main populations. Bats from Byaduk Caves and Warrnambool...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... issues involving the transmission, or possibility of transmission, of serious viral diseases by these large bats. Such issues require informed public discussion. It is the joint responsibility of science/medical professionals and journalists to ensure that such discussion occurs. Australian Bat...