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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.021
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.046
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The behavioural repertoire of the diurnal rainbow skink (Carlia rostralis), a common species found along eastern creeks in the Wet Tropics of northern Queensland, was documented as part of a larger study of the animal’s reproductive biology. Focal observations of assertive, exploratory...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.007
EISBN: 0959995145
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
... plots were combined to test for differences in foraging between summer and winter. Of 70 comparisons of foraging behaviour for individual plots, that is, excluding combined plot data, 50 differed between seasons and/or years. Significant spatial and temporal differences in foraging were recorded for all...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... that feral cats are widespread within protected areas. The second aim of our study was to examine the WildCount data for behavioural patterns of the canid species. Foxes and dingoes/wild dogs significantly separated within two sub-formations of dry sclerophyll forest based on the Keith (2004) classification...
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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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jai M. Green-Barber; Julie M. Old ABSTRACT Many species have adapted their behaviour to survive in anthropogenically developed environments (hereafter referred to as developed). Eastern grey kangaroos Macropus giganteus are common in developed areas, however very few studies have evaluated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Harry F. Recher In this paper, I present data on the foraging behaviour of eucalypt forest and woodland birds at two sites on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales during the non-breeding season (winter). The winter community was a subset of the summer community, with six guilds among 23...
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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...
Journal Articles
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) 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 (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 (2011) 35 (3): 884–887.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Cameron Webb The foraging behaviour of the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera on the saltmarsh plant Sarcocornia quinqueflora was observed over three days at Sydney Olympic Park in February 2007. Within an observation area of approximately 3m × 3m, the number of flowering and non-flowering...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.047
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 570–576.
Published: 20 October 2011
... competition between Bufo larvae under conditions of community transition Ecology 79 1751 1759 —. 2001a. Non-behavioural interference competition between anuran larvae under semi-natural conditions. Oecologia, 128:360-367. Non-behavioural interference competition between anuran larvae under semi...