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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 733–737.
Published: 24 January 2022
...William Terry passive acoustics rainfall Kaleidoscope frogs A note on the calling behaviour of Brown Toadlet, Pseudophryne bibronii, at a site in central Victoria William Terry Southern Cross University, Military Road, Lismore wterry@outlook.com.au Key words: passive acoustics, rainfall...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and/or Myrtaceae dominated open woodlands and heathlands (Tulloch 2004; Tulloch and Dickman 2006; Harris et al. 2007a). Despite being widespread, details of C. nanus ecology are limited, particularly regarding its diet and feeding behaviour (Tulloch 2004; Harris 2008). This is concerning given the species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Michael K. Todd; Rodney P. Kavanagh; Phil Bell; Sarah A. Munks ABSTRACT An understanding of the calling behaviour of nocturnal birds is critically important for their detection. The Australian Masked Owl ( Tyto novaehollandiae ) is most commonly located by call playback surveys that prompt calling...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 508–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Leigh J. Martin © 2015 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2015 alates foraging Lampropholis guichenoti prey selection Selective foraging behaviour in the Scincid lizard Lampropholis guichenoti Leigh J. Martin School of the Environment, University of Technology Sydney, PO...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
... revealed that the core period for calling for L. jervisiensis was April to July. Opportunistic observations of territorial behaviour and dynamic sexual dichromatism were also recorded. Litoria jervisiensis breeding call agonistic behaviour sexually dynamic dichromatism Anstis, M...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
... in a botanical garden and the other on a beach. The two dogs adapted their behaviours for the habitat and the particular challenges presented. One dog used waves in a beach environment, which aided concealment and increased its momentum when springing at gulls. The other dog followed a dry ephemeral stream...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 103–104.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Fenton, P. Racey and J. M. Rayner. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. Recent Advances in the Study of Bats ROBERTSON, J., 1990. The complete bat. Chatto and Windus: London. The complete bat Unexplained behaviour in the White-striped Mastiff-bat Tadarida australis Murray Ellis RZS...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the mother as it grew more independent. Similarities were found between the development of P. scapulatus and that of the Grey-headed Flying-fox P. poliocephalus . Maternal behaviour was similar to that described for Pteropus in the wild. George, H., 1990. Grey-headed Flying Foxes. Pp. 159-69...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 183–188.
Published: 14 October 2011
... on the physiological effect of these mounds. This article reviews the concepts and research that have developed around this small but fascinating area of investigation. termitaria Amitermes behaviour orientation Emerson, A.E. 1937. Natural History. Vol xxxix. no 4: 242 Natural History xxxix...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 291–306.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Jannie Sperling; Gordon Grigg; Colin Limpus This paper presents the first data on the diving behaviour of Flatback turtles, Natator depressus , between nesting events. Dive profiles were recorded in turtles from breeding populations at Curtis Island in Queensland and at Bare Sand Island...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of microchiropterans exhibit adaptations for specialist trawling foraging behaviours. Approximately half of these species are relatively well represented in the literature. Amongst these, the Large-footed Myotis, Myotis macropus , exhibits typical trawling bat behaviour; spending the majority (~88%) of foraging time...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... roosting behaviour. The types of resources available to bats may influence their roosting behaviour and have consequences for social interactions, predation risk and parasite loads. At Gresswell Nature Conservation Reserve, in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, there are both natural hollows and bat boxes...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... or tidal effects on haul-out behaviour were observed, though more A. pusillus doriferus hauled-out in strong winds and warm air temperatures. At the site, which is sheltered, shaded, steep and has a southerly aspect, environmental effects have different influences on the fur seals' haul-out behaviour...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 810–821.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Megan Price; Alan Lill Ground-nesting seabirds are vulnerable to human intrusion which can potentially impair their breeding success. We examined whether tourist traffic on a boardwalk through a Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae breeding colony affected the birds' behaviour sufficiently...