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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... suburbs. This paper reports on habitat selection derived from a population study carried out in a reserve of remnant bushland in the St George district. Open walls and the underside of overhangs were the most frequently exploited structures used by P. platurus. Geckos were found typically no higher than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... relatively large size of these bushland remnants, in all reserves the number of reptile and frog species had declined since urbanisation. The largest losses occurred in the four urban reserves. Seven species predicted to have occurred historically were now only present in the peri-urban site. Some...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 547–551.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matthew Mo; Peter Hayler; Antonia Hayler; David R. Waterhouse ABSTRACT The Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus , a partly-migratory passerine, was observed in bushland remnants in southern Sydney. Here, we report two incidents of Spangled Drongos hunting and feeding on small passerines from mixed...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... persistence here remains unknown. Alongside descriptions of our observations, we suggest measures for the conservation of this vulnerable population in its remnant habitat if it has survived the impacts of wildfire. Key words: Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges, Lobethal Bushland Park, elapid, endemic, reptile...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... medium sized insectivores. Attempts to predict the presence/absence of 15 common passerines did not yield clear results, although Housing Density appeared the most likely predictor. While cat predation might be significant adjacent to remnant bushland or other areas of conservation significance, blaming...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... been few studies examining the types of habitat features that benefit introduced rats and facilitate their movement into urban bushland. However, black rats are also successful invaders of bushland remnants (Cox et al. 2000) and regularly move across the urban-bushland interface. A recent study in...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.101
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... occurring on both public and private land. This has been made possible by the Green Web Sydney project. Green Web Sydney proposes the establishment of a green web of native vegetation to protect, conserve and enhance remaining remnant bushland in the Sydney region. Central to this plan is the establishment...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... southern-most remnant of this geologic conducted in autumn and four in winter. The systematic unit. Hawkesbury sandstone overlays Budgong Sandstone surveys followed the methods devised by the NPWS and these two geologic units form the bulk of the Illawarra southern Comprehensive Regional Assessment (CRA...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., including from overseas (Anon. the golf course and adjacent bushland and residential 2016a,b) that was consistently negative. However, there areas (Fig. 2). This extended the conflict to residents was some positive feedback from adjacent residents that that were previously not directly affected by flying...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., Cristescu et al. useful ability in finding retreat sites for feral species that (2015) used a detection dog to find low density koala are to be euthanased (e.g. foxes and feral cats) or in the scats in eucalypt bushland on North Stradbroke Island, determination of retreat sites for a wide range of species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 September 2018
... are known to forage in shrubs (e.g. Cogger 2014). Here, we describe foraging on abundant mating bibionid flies Bibio imitator amongst remnant bushland in an urban environment. Observations Observations took place on 23 November 2011, ~1.30pm in a heathy woodland section of the Royal Botanic Gardens...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... conspicuous and landscapes (Shea 2010; Pike et al. 2017). The capacity for receive considerable attention in the print media (Ford flight has enabled bats to disperse over fragmented remnants 2002; Jemison 2017). However, the focus often relates to of bushland, often representing a major component of urban...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... adjoining these developments including remnant fragmented bushland on a golf course. Kavanagh and Murray (1996) had previously estimated and mapped the home range of the adult female (c. 1178 ha) and this included identifying a breeding territory from a 20 ha patch partially centred over the land later...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
... response to the plague led to the demise of Bush Rats around the harbour where the plague outbreak was at its worst. Once Bush Rats lost their residency status in the isolated remnants of bushland, they could not reinvade because of fragmentation and their low propensity for dispersal. If this hypothesis...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by built-up landcover on at least three sides, as judged by aerial imagery, (2) it is easily delineated from what can be considered remnant vegetation (e.g., natural bushlands adjacent to the city), and (3) it is qualitatively different from any adjoining greenspace (e.g., a cemetery adjoining a...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... roadside corridor wedged between the RAAF Base and the railway reserve. The remaining remnant vegetation of the Ham Common is restricted to approximately 575 ha on the grounds of the University of Western Sydney (formally HAC). Even this bushland is fragmented, abutted by roadways, power-line corridors...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... represents a subset of overall biological diversity which includes invertebrates, plants, bacteria and fungi. This study investigated vertebrate fauna present in larger natural habitat remnants within the Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Authority area. Habitats investigated included bushland, wetlands and...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... south of Mona Vale where Koalas had been reported sporadically during each of the previous three decades. Nor have there been any subsequent reports from there. Koalas appear to have disappeared entirely from these suburbs. 1980· 1989 Clearing of remnant bushland on Barrenjoey Peninsula has continued...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Government legislation. Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby s Cockatoo, Galah, Western Corella, and Major Mitchell s Cockatoo breed on Koobabbie in large hollows in the remnant woodland, and in some cases in artificial hollows made of fallen natural hollows mounted on poles (Figure 7). Saunders et al. (2014...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 675–697.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2018 Atlas of Living Australia Bell Miner Cumberland Bird Observers Club Rainbow Lorikeet remnant woodland restoration threatened species 2018 675 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (4) Theme Edition: The critical value of long-term field studies and datasets Introduction There have been many...