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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This paper combines personal experience with a more objective overview of bat research in Australia from 1954 to the present day and then into probable futures. It starts with a handful of virtually self-taught researchers who developed a significant ecological and behavioral understanding...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Bradley S. Law ABSTRACT Long-term research is vital for understanding long-lived, dynamic systems like forests, yet for bats such research is notable for its absence. Recent advances in technology over the last 10–20 years means that long-term studies of bats are viable and can be cost-effective. I...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.035
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... process for bats. Research and habitat management are the dominant themes in recovery actions for bats. Research actions comprise 163 (45%) of the 361 actions, and the 89 habitat management actions comprise 25% of all bat recovery actions. The primary message from the PAS process is that it has been...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The 2007 forum on the biology and conservation of Australasian bats provided a snapshot of the issues and state of knowledge at that time, now recorded for posterity in this book. As we went to press in 2011, the ‘International Year of the Bat’ provided an opportunity for bat researchers...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Being raised by parents who had an interest in natural history gave me a sound background for my future passion for bats. In the early 1960s there was a small core of bat researchers in Australia and these people were responsible for fostering my desire to study bats. From the mid 1970's...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Some of the most fundamental questions of forest bat conservation cannot be answered without a stable species taxonomy, yet the taxonomy of Australian bats requires extensive research. Approximately two-thirds of species, affecting 80% of genera, require taxonomic clarification. This includes...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... recorded on the Bass Strait islands. The diversity of species in Tasmania is low compared with mainland Australia reflecting the state's island status, size, location and glacial history. There has been a limited amount of bat research in Tasmania and systematic surveys have not been undertaken across...
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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.2004.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Bats have recently become an essential component of forest management in State Forests of NSW. A key driver has been research demonstrating that many species of bats prefer to roost in the hollows of large mature eucalypts and the 1990s listing of many bat species as threatened. Current bat...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... recommendations for the future conservation management of bats in the Northern Territory include: targeted surveys for priority species; general surveys of poorly known areas; establishment of longer-term monitoring programs; further autecological research, particularly for the more common species; and further...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., little scientific research has been conducted on nest box usage in urban environments in Australia. The present study explored the use of bat boxes by insectivorous bats in urban Brisbane. Over the three-year study, bat box use in Brisbane increased steadily to over 80%. Five of the 22 hollow-using bat...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., as the aroma declined in intensity, the buffer zone reduced. This method was not pursued because of logistical issues, but it revealed the potential for further research into a synthetic compound that could be sprayed on tree branches. Prawn paste, when sprayed by hand directly onto bats, had an immediate...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327243
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 480–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt Churchill, S. 1998.Australian Bats. Reed New Holland, Sydney. Australian Bats Clague C.I. 1998. The differential utilization of forest types by insectivorous bats in far north Queensland wet sclerophyll forests. Bat Research News 39:30. The differential utilization...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... is that the public has a blindness to bats, and therefore to the issues surrounding their conservation and management. We did find that people do care about individual bats, and that education helps counter the negative perceptions. We turn to education and research as the primary formula for seeking to understand...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of just a few species, but likely represent the same threats faced by all trawling bats, including those for which there is currently little published research available. Conservation of trawling bats world-wide will therefore benefit from actions that, in the least, address the common threats identified...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 197–204.
Published: 17 March 2014
... RICHARDS, G. C., 1979. New information on the little pied bat, Chalinolobus picatus. Australian Bat Research News 14: 6-7. New information on the little pied bat, Chalinolobus picatus Australian Bat Research News 14 6 7 STRAHAN, R., 1983. The Australian Museum Complete Book of Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Corben, C., 1989 Computer-based call analysis for microbat identification. Eighth International Bat Research Conference Sydney, Australia, 9-15 July 1989. Abstracts. Macroderma 5: 7. Computer-based call analysis for microbat identification. Eighth International Bat Research Conference Sydney, Australia...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Understanding of the distribution and ecology of some Western Australian bats has advanced considerably in the last ten years, while knowledge of others remains basic. The state has one species listed in the highest conservation level under state legislation ( Rhinonicteris aurantia ), and one...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... the research needed to manage flying-foxes on crops is far from complete and there has been no summary or correlation of the many research papers published that suggests a way forward. Now that the Grey-headed Flying-fox has been listed as Vulnerable, I have the fear that orchardists will lose out as some bat...