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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 26 April 2024
... change is essential for the retention of healthy forest ecosystems and biodiversity. Information at the level of detail required for effective conservation management is missing for most Australian birds, including warblers and pardalotes. It is unlikely the data needed for the conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 937–959.
Published: 09 May 2022
...Harry F. Recher ABSTRACT Frequency of occurrence data are available for birds along a transect in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia from 1928 to 2008. These data show a dynamic avifauna with about a third of the sixty-one bird species recorded declining in frequency since 1928, another third...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 30–54.
Published: 12 July 2021
...Garry Daly ABSTRACT Aubrey Elliott (1910–1943), a passionate ‘bird-man’, lived in the suburb of Tapitallee on the south coast of New South Wales until 1940. During that period he and his brother, Arthur kept notes on the birds in the local area and devised a hide that was mounted on a utility...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 761–772.
Published: 04 June 2021
...Michael Guppy; Anthony Overs; Sarah Guppy ABSTRACT The details of a breeding season have been investigated and described for many bird species and groups of species, but rarely for an entire breeding community. The collection of such data is the only way of quantifying the number of birds a habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Claire Runge; Ayesha I.T. Tulloch ABSTRACT Nomadic birds move around the landscape in complex, irregular patterns, making it difficult for conservation managers and planners to decide where and how to act to mitigate threatening processes. Because of this uncertainty, nomadic species are poorly...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 425–460.
Published: 01 September 2015
...L. C. Llewellyn A total of 5618 birds (118 species) were banded in the Riverina between 1964 and 1972. A total of 3139 of these (95 species) were banded at the Inland Fisheries Research Station (IFRS) (now the Narrandera Fisheries Centre) on 629 days netting. At the IFRS 608 individual birds were...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 350–364.
Published: 14 April 2015
... recorded over the 1962-78 period by other workers (A.Davies, J.Izzard, J.Hobbs, P.Wilson and other joint authors) giving a total or 319 species in the Riverina over that period. The more recent lists of the Bird Atlas I and 2 1988-2001 and the Bird Trails document up to 2011, which cover a large proportion...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
..., there was less vegetative growth, and nectar production declined. As habitats became drier, fewer birds nested, although some bred and fledged young. Ground, shrub, and canopy foragers, including migrants, along with nectar-feeders declined in abundance. The numbers of raptors and cuckoos declined in line...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 3–25.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Allan Keast Over the last 50 years major areas of bird habitat have been lost from the County of Cumberland. Included are the major saltmarshes and freshwater swamps from the western side of Botany Bay; the tall forests of the Upper North Shore and the woodlands of the Cumberland Plain between...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Rodney Kavanagh; Matthew Stanton A regional survey of 253 forest sites on the southwestern slopes and adjacent highlands of New South Wales recorded a total of 530 animals from five species of nocturnal forest birds and nine species of arboreal marsupials. One additional species, the Squirrel...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 239–241.
Published: 07 February 2013
...M. Guppy; A. Overs; S Guppy; A. O. Nicholls We document here the effects of an unusual temperature event related to a site in South East NSW that is the subject of a longitudinal study of the breeding biology of woodland birds. In the three breeding seasons before the 2009-10 season we recorded...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... To identify changes in the dominance of broad groupings of bird species associated with the urbanisation of Sydney, records from the Australian Museum Ornithology Collection database and the Birds Australia Atlas Database were analysed. This historical comparison suggests that parrots, large...
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
... of the impact of human disturbance. It is essential to understand how birds react to different levels of human disturbance because riskier human behaviour can have devastating effects on habitat use, community composition, reproduction and fitness. Birds tend to overestimate the risk associated with humans...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Using data from 57 sites across suburban Perth we tested the influence of Cat Density on species richness and community composition of passerine birds as well as on the presence/absence of 15 common passerine species. Cat Density was not a significant predictor of any of the dependent variables...