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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 02 December 2022
...C. M. Young; K.A. Kimpton; H.M Cohen; P.T. Burns; K. McLaughlin; P.B Banks ABSTRACT Live trapping is a common survey technique used to sample small terrestrial mammal populations, but too often traps are disturbed by non-target species, especially by birds such as corvids, resulting...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 608–630.
Published: 18 August 2022
... not previously identified as threatened, but declining due to drought were two omnivores, the Pied Currawong Strepera graculina and Australian Raven Corvus coronoides . Hollow-nesting birds including two species of treecreeper and the Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae fared badly. Several common Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 534–549.
Published: 25 February 2021
... the discrepancies in dingo densities across the DBF to study the ecological role of Australia’s largest terrestrial predator. We used drone imagery, ground based shrub and tree counts, and camera trap footage to test our hypothesis that there are alternate states in plant, bird and mammal assemblages on either side...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
... bias of citizen science data towards areas with large human populations, citizen scientists are best placed to contribute to improving our understanding of the biodiversity within cities and urban greenspaces. We introduce the Greenspace Bird Calculator: a web-app aimed at enhancing our collective...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
...William Terry; Albert Golden 3 Corresponding author: wterry@outlook.com.au Grey shrike-thrush camera trap fake nest Phascogale tapoatafa An observation of nest robbing and bird predation by wild Brush-tailed Phascogales in central Victoria William Terry1, 3 and Albert Golden2...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 675–697.
Published: 01 December 2018
...A.S.J. Saunders ABSTRACT Of the 59 woodland bird species investigated in this study, 20 were found to have declined over the last six decades while another 12 species were found to have increased over the same time period. Fifteen species are listed as threatened under the New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
...A.S. Kutt; E.P. Vanderduys ABSTRACT Habitat and landscape gradients can provide insight on how vegetation pattern influence the composition and species turnover in birds. Gradients on mountainsides are particularly suitable as the vegetation can be distinctly stratified. On the western fall...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 311–320.
Published: 14 April 2015
...Dudley Sergo; Richard Shrine Based on collaboration between a wildlife photographer and a scientist, this paper provides novel information and images of predation by birds (Black-necked Storks, White-bellied Sea-Eagles, Whistling Kites) on reptiles (Macleay's Water Snakes, Keelback Snakes, Long...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
... drought reverse avifaunal collapse? Diversity and Distributions Blakers, M., Davies, S.J.J.F. and Reilly, P.N. 1984. The Atlas of Australian birds. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne. The Atlas of Australian birds Ellis, M.V and Taylor, J.E. 2013. Birds in remnant woodland vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
... used this technology to investigate the nest predators of a woodland bird community in south-east Australia, for which nest predation averaged 59% per annum over four years. Despite the loss of more than 240 clutches or broods during this period, only one predation event was witnessed prior to the use...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S.J.S. Debus; H.A. Ford; S.M. Trémont Bird counts were conducted in woodland remnants of the upper North-west Slopes of New South Wales, an ornithologically little-documented area, in 1995 and 1997. A total of 120 woodland species, including 11 threatened species, was recorded in the area below 900...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
...James Val; Damon Oliver; Michael Pennay; John McLaughlin; Peter Ewin; Else Foster Baseline surveys of reptiles, birds and small mammals that occur in Dune Mallee woodlands in the Lower Murray Darling catchment of south-western New South Wales were conducted at 60 sites between October 2007...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 158–164.
Published: 10 October 2011
...A. Kutt Australia has a large suite of mangrove dependent bird species. Apart from detailed work in the Northern Territory, there has been little additional survey of bird pattern in this vegetation type. The abundance and habitat preference of birds were surveyed in six vegetation types on Trinity...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
...G. Barrett; A. Silcocks; R. Cunningham; D. Oliver; M. Weston; J. Baker An overview of changes to the distribution and numbers of New South Wales birds was considered in relation to the IBRA bioregions, using data from Birds Australia's first and second national bird atlases ( Atlas 1 , 1977 - 1981...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dry rainforest occurs throughout the wet-dry tropics as isolated patches in a matrix of savanna woodland. Dry rainforests may provide important stepping stones for migrating forest birds, resources for woodland birds, and a significant component of bird diversity in arid inland landscapes. Dry...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Retaining strips of unlogged forest, called buffers, is a common strategy for maintaining populations of vulnerable species in production forests in Australia. I conducted a study to examine the effectiveness of buffers in maintaining populations of vulnerable bird species in jarrah forests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.100
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... A community-based survey by 723 volunteers investigated the relationships between small birds, aggressive birds and garden vegetation. Seven species of small bird were targeted in the survey, and all seven species were less likely to be recorded from gardens in which Noisy Miners were present...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.011
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Defined here as the mulga, mallee, poplar box and riverine woodlands west of the influence of the Great Dividing Range, western New South Wales holds a water and land bird fauna of 72 and 188 species respectively. Almost half of Australia’s breeding land and freshwater birds occur...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... An assessment was made of historical change in the native bird fauna of the Western Division of New South Wales. Change has been more extensive than is generally recognized. It was concluded that 103 native bird species and subspecies (35% of the total) have decreased since European settlement...