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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... at feeding sites and nutritional problems. Management strategies aim to control access, visitor numbers, the nature and quality of provisioned food and the educational value of the viewing experience. Management styles cater for different circumstances and include wild bird feeding operations, wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... in aggressively excluding the small foliage-feeding birds from partly-vegetated areas and small bushlots. The abundance of noisy miners was negatively correlated with the number of small-bodied bird species, across all well-vegetated sites, and also within individual types of land cover. Noisy miners occur...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.076
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the transect. Of these, 20 % increased in abundance and 40 % decreased with 10 species proceeding to local extinction. Since 1928, Kings Park and the urban landscape of Perth has been increasingly dominated by large nectar-feeding and seed-eating birds. Small insectivores, particularly ground and shrub...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 960–971.
Published: 21 October 2022
... to be added to the areas searched. Diet During routine nest hollow monitoring and during searches of locations that tagged birds were known to visit, every time birds were observed feeding, 962 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 42 (4) 2023 Red-tailed Black Cockatoo food and movements what they had been feeding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Human disturbance is caused by the mere presence of humans in the environment. As both predation risk and human disturbance redirect time and energy from other fitness-enhancing activities such as reproduction and feeding, perceived predation risk appears to be useful in the understanding...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-frequenting species comprise about a quarter of the prey records. Birds may be captured at most levels of the strata, from the ground to the canopy, and in flight. Ghost Bats feed on a wide size range of avian prey, and although they may take animals up to about two-thirds their own mass, they have...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 719–732.
Published: 06 December 2021
... of predation. Results The photographs from the camera were classified as bird leaving the nest , bird entering the nest , bird (female and/or chick) in the nest , or bird feeding chick . No activity was detected by the camera from the time the nest was discovered, until July 8, when the female was detected...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... or deliberate releases from aviaries are major sources of birds that establish viable populations, although even in these populations, numbers may also have been supplemented by vagrants. We suggest that supplementary feeding, and changes in the vegetation in the city landscape, are major contributing factors...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... waste management practices and the community's “need to feed” friendly birds. Ibis have established viable colonies in urban areas with population numbers in the thousands. The Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca population in metropolitan Sydney has increased considerably over the past 15...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 337–342.
Published: 14 April 2015
... In the midst of losing natural habitat, these frugivorous birds did show some adaptability to a changed landscape. Joe Smith observed Topknot Pigeons feeding in fruiting trees on his Stockyard Mountain property between the 1910 s and 1980 s. The open paddocks contained Moreton Bay Figs Ficus macrophylla, one...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 15–36.
Published: 02 February 2023
... threatened. It is also necessary for the listing of species as threatened before extinction is inevitable. Cody (1973) considered knowledge of foraging ecology the most basic and critical part of avian biology. Information on the resources required by birds for feeding and breeding and how these differ...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 470–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of small birds, which may have been indicative of the presence of a dense understorey and shrub layer in conjunction with a distinct tree canopy. Overall waterbird abundance and diversity was low due to flood conditions and local rainfall providing ample feeding and nesting areas, thus spreading...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... research, monitoring and adaptive management. Vertebrate wildlife (mainly birds and mammals) has been a major focus of this review. The main strategic research questions concern the successional effects of logging, the relative merits and costs of integration or segregation and the appropriate scale...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 145–191.
Published: 10 August 2023
..., mandible width at the cutting edge, mandible length, mandible length on top surface, maxilla length on lower surface, maxilla depth, and mandible depth. Feeding preferences Feeding preferences were sourced from the following literature: Australian Bird Watcher (now known as Australian Field Ornithology...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
... searched the entire plot each count in 2008. Breeding Observations HFR recorded all instances of breeding activity encountered during studies of foraging behaviour and bird censuses, including those detected by WED. This included courtship (e.g., males feeding females, displays/song), copulation, nest site...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... stellulata (White-eared and White-naped Honeyeaters, 2 each). With the limited sample size, nectar-foraging was deleted from analyses of the use of plant species. After deleting nectar-feeding, there were sufficient data to analyse the use of plant species by 11 species of birds (Table 5). Birds were...