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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... on wildlife behaviour and efficacy in busy urban environments. © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Road ecology roadkill mitigation eastern grey kangaroo urbanisation conservation threatened species, urban wildlife ABSTRACTVirtual fencing as a wildlife-vehicle collision...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Danny Wotherspoon; Shelley Burgin Vehicle collision resulting in animal mortality is a common daily occurrence, although few studies have considered the impact on herpetofauna in urban areas. Over a 7 year period (2003 - 2010), 1.4 km of suburban streets of Falconbridge that interface...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 September 2021
...Rolf Schlagloth; Flavia Santamaria; Alistair Melzer; Marie R. Keatley; Wayne Houston ABSTRACT Koalas moving across open ground risk dog attacks and collisions with vehicles when crossings roads. Historical records from a resident survey, two regional wildlife carers and a state government...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Animal-vehicle collisions occur daily on roads around the world, putting drivers and passengers at risk of trauma and death. There is limited routine information about the incidence of such collisions and their resultant trauma and healthcare burden in Australia. Without this information...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
... to identify (i) threats faced by the koala across Victoria and (ii) their perceptions on koala population trends and potential threat mitigation actions. Wildlife rehabilitators identified habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation as the biggest threat to koalas, while vehicle collisions, heatwaves...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., NSW. In this precinct there are concerns that there may be a collision between a kangaroo and a very fast racing car and that large numbers of kangaroos will have an impact on the survival of an Endangered Ecological Community and agricultural activities on the Mount. In the first instance Bathurst...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 261–271.
Published: 17 March 2014
... remained in the river for 100 days, during which time observations were made of its movements, diving habits, feeding behaviour and body condition. Apart from the risk of stranding, the entrapped whale also faced the potential threats of starvation, entanglement in fishing nets, collision with boat traffic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... confirm that there is no one ‘quick fix’ that will overcome the generic problem of roadkills. Regional solutions that identify and address the main species adversely affected by collision mortality are required. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 103–104.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and colliding in mid-air, producing the clapping sound. The short, sharp sound indicated that a collision occurred, rather than a manoeuvre where the bats avoided each other by quick turns past each other. Such turns should produce a rippling sound rather than the single clap. The actual details...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on bird populations Am. Midl. Nat. 97 216 21 ANDERSON, W. L., 1978. Waterfowl collisions with power lines at a coal-fired power plant. Wildl. Soc, Bull. 6: 77-83. Waterfowl collisions with power lines at a coal-fired power plant Wildl. Soc, Bull. 6 77 83 ANON., 1985. Beware toads...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-collecting technique as it passes into history. Two papers in this edition feature bats. The paper by Murray Ellis describes mid-air collisions of the White-striped Mastiff Bat Tadarida australis, but there are no photos. Given the difficulty of seeing bats, and photo- graphing them flying, it seems most...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... rate of increase prior to the 2018 drought, from 1991 to 2017, was 0.08. These increases in population lead to a number of outcomes. Some are human responses such as more amateur shooting and the construction of kangaroo exclusion fences. Others are increases in motor vehicle collision and outbreaks...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: spotter and pilot Typically two staff but possible with one operator Possible with one operator Safety Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Risk of serious collision with humans and wildlife Soft, small risk of rope burn during deployment...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 332–336.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 1996. Ungulate traffic collisions in Europe. Conservation Biology 10: 1059-67. Ungulate traffic collisions in Europe Conservation Biology 10 1059 67 Hels, T. and Buchwald, E. 2001. The effect of road kills on amphibian populations. Biological Conservation 99: 331-40. The effect of road...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Wotherspoon D. and Burgin S. 2011. The impact on native herpetofauna due to traffic collision at the interface between a suburban area and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area: an ecological disaster? Wildlife response to disasters edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney and P. Banks, in Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
... and P. l. leucoptera are favourable for the petrel. Several fatal collisions of airborne petrels with palm trunks have been recorded. In addition, we have observed two incidences of petrels dying after becoming impaled on the recurved spines that occur along the margins of the petiole. The palms...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... Anthropogenic disturbance to wildlife is an important mortality in the event of aircraft collisions (Chabot and concern for land managers, researchers, communities and Bird 2012; Anderson and Galston 2013). government agencies (Gruas et al. 2020; Marion et al. 2020). Disturbance of animals is often considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... was to deter the owls from needing to make regular crossings of the road to access roost sites and thereby putting them at risk of collision with vehicles. In addition to the habitat loss and disturbance, which occurred over a 32 month period, two bushfires temporarily affected residual habitat surrounding...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 538–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
... retention plan. The plan included management measures such as: protection and restoration of habitat management of traffic to reduce collisions raising public awareness of the Grey-crowned Babbler further research into Grey-crowned Babblers within Gloucester Shire further planning controls including...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327229
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9