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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 171–182.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Denis A. Saunders; Rick Dawson; A.O Nicholls The ecology of a population of the endangered Carnaby's Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus latirostris , was studied from 1969 to 2015, with breeding data collected for 28 of those years. Data were available on the known breeding failure rates of females of known...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 189–197.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Danial Stratford; Gordon Grigg; Hamish McCallum; Harry Hines The breeding ecology and phenology of two sympatric stream breeding myobatrachid frogs were studied across a breeding season in a stream at Cunningham's Gap, south-east Queensland. Mixophyes fleayi is listed as endangered and M...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
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 (2020) 41 (1): 54–57.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Denis A. Saunders; Peter R. Mawson; Rick Dawson Predation by Southwestern Carpet Python Morelia spilota imbricata of Carnaby s Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris in a breeding hollow Denis A. Saunders1*, Peter R. Mawson2, and Rick Dawson3 1CSIRO Land & Water, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2614...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 238–244.
Published: 16 September 2014
...Stephen Sleightholme; Cameron Campbell The most comprehensive assessment of the breeding season of the thylacine was that undertaken by Eric Guiler of the University of Tasmania in 1961. Guiler based his study on a retrospective analysis of government bounty records. The authors contend...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 141–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by the appearance of gonads through the transparent window anterior to the vent close to the breeding season. Fecundity of the females varied from 2300 eggs at 86mm body length and 4.7gm body weight to 7000 eggs at 136mm length and 19gm weight. The gonosomatic index rose to 40.0 and 31.2 in females and males...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 251–257.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Trent Penman; Francis Lemckert; Chris Slade; Michael Mahony Non-breeding habitats are an important, yet poorly understood component of the habitat requirements of most frog species. As a result, non-breeding habitats may be poorly protected and their loss may be the proximate cause of decline...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., larvae, and breeding biology are compared with other Murray Darling species. The breeding biology of Mogurnda species in Australia is discussed which emphasises the taxonomic confusion. Mogurnda adspersa Purple-spotted Gudgeon western endangered population of Purple-spotted Gudgeon breeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (4): 211–215.
Published: 17 March 2014
...H. J. de S. Disney Notes on Breeding of Welcome Swallows in Captivity By H. J, de S. DISNEY Research Associate, the Australian Museum, Box A285 Sydney South, NSW 2000 INTRODUCTION It appears that Taronga Zoo, Sydney, New South Wales, was the first, in 1979, to set up a breeding colony of swallows...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 679–680.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... The breeding behaviour and biology of the short-billed form of the white-tailed black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus. Ibis 124: 422-455. The breeding behaviour and biology of the short-billed form of the white-tailed black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus Australian Wildlife Research 124 422 455...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 476–498.
Published: 20 October 2011
...L. Llewellyn Ambassis agassizii (Agassiz's Glassfish) collected from Barren Box Swamp was bred in ponds at the Narrandera Fisheries Centre on ten occasions between 1968 and 1971 when surface water temperatures were 19.0 - 27.0°C, between November and early January, and again in February. Breeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 291–296.
Published: 14 October 2011
... population of bell frogs, after obtaining a small number of frogs from a suburban site planned for development. Our aim was to maintain and breed bell frogs in captivity and to provide progeny for release at suitable sites in order to establish new and self-sustaining populations. The program later expanded...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Tadpoles of two stream-breeding, forest-dwelling frogs ( Mixophyes balbus and Heleioporus australiacus ) were exposed to multiple short-term suspended sediment influxes, simulating storms. Three sediment concentrations were represented (control, low - 200 mg·L −1 , and extremely high - 1655...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.006
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.089
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In 1998 we commenced the first formal study of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor population in Sydney Harbour. Prior to this study there was limited and inaccurate information about the population's size and distribution, and no information relating to the breeding biology or foraging ecology...
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
... Field observations were carried out on marked populations of Pseudophryne coriacea and P. bibronii on the New South Wales central coast between 1984 and 1990. Comparative data were collected on allopatric and sympatric breeding populations. Differences in body mass, male calling seasons...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Chris N. Thomson ABSTRACT Long-term monitoring of the Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae in a semi-urban landscape before, during and after large-scale habitat removal identified a positive response in breeding activity in the short-term and a change in prey selectivity. Over the longer term, the loss...