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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (2): 31.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ron Claassens MAINTAINING FUNNEL WEB COLONY By Ron Claassens School of Biological Sciences, Macqunrie University. North Ryde NSUl9113 o Usually found in areas of natural seepage of little disturbance to surrounding area. i.e. building materials such as tiles, sheet iron, piles of wood...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.052
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... on branch removal as a method to relocate colonies. Deterrence of bats roosting within isolated trees involved the use of python excrement and fermented prawn paste. Pythons, which reside in camps in the tropics, are a major predator of flying-foxes, and it was suspected that bats may keep their distance...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Nancy Pallin © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 Contributions to bat conservation by Ku-ring-gai Bat Colony Committee Inc. Nancy Pallin Ku-ring-gai Bat Colony Committee Inc., 45 Highfield Road, Lindfield 2070 History of Sydney's Flying-fox Colony In 1983 the Grey-headed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 476–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
... colony caused by heavy rainfall. Marine Ornithology. Weerheim, M.S., Klomp, N.I., Brunsting, A. M. H. and Komdeur, J. 2003. Population size, breeding habitat and nest site distribution of little penguins (Eudyptula minor) on Montague Island, New South Wales; implications for conservation. Wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 5–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... ~ t u s camaldulensis). The Grey- headed Flying-fox, PteropuspoliocephaIus, which has the science note I Winter Flying-fox Colonies in Southern NSW most southerly distribution, has been found on the islands in the Tasman. The southerly range of these animals has only been recorded for summer. It has...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
... site was allocated to one of three categories. At the Seal Slide, 1 to 11 pups were born over nine pupping seasons and it is classed as a breeding colony. At four sites (Black Point, Cave Point, Cape Bouguer and North Casuarina Island), small numbers of pups were recorded over two or more seasons...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... There is little information available on which to base strategies for managing colonies of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus in urban areas. Since 1985, the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has managed a program of habitat restoration in the flying-fox camp at Ku-ring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... intervened. Similar results emerged from persistent control of foxes around isolated rock wallaby colonies in Western Australia. Such colonies increased in numbers, while in one case with no such protection, the colony went extinct. Such studies have been followed by similar fox control experiments around...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... National Park and, possibly, Davidson Park State Recreation Area. The colonies at Barrenjoey Peninsula and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park have both declined in numbers and distribution since the 1970's. On Barrenjoey Peninsula, the main subject of this study, clearing for residential development has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Flying-fox species worldwide are under threat of extinction. Artificial insemination (AI) has the potential to play a primary role in the conservation of endangered flying-foxes, through the genetic and reproductive management of captive colonies. Semen from surviving wild populations, or from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 67–73.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. X. Silberbauer The study investigated the effects of pyrrhic succession on sociality and some life-history parameters of a facultatively social Australian native bee, Exoneura bicolor . In a comparison between trap nests and established colonies, it was found that established colonies contained...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Vardon; Boyd Simpson; David Sherwell; Christopher Tidemann A small colony (100-5000) of Little Red Flying-foxes Pteropus scapulatusis usually resident at Mataranka Hot Springs in the semi-arid zone of the Northern Territory of Australia between October and February. In 1994-95 this changed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 323–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of these historical cargoes gives some idea of the sizes of the seal colonies that were subjected to this exploitation, the intensity of the early sealing industry and the speed of its demise. Given the likely amount of wastage, the total harvest probably exceeded 1.5 million seals. The specific identities of fur...
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
... soils or other suitable habitat on the Hawkesbury sandstone foreshores of Sydney, the Manly colony of Little Penguins nest mostly in rock crevices and human-made structures that offer protection from the weather, tidal action, predators and human disturbance. The Sydney Harbour population of Little...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Martin Rhodes; Leslie Hall The felling of a tree at Brightview, south-west of Brisbane containing a colony of 29 Saccoliamus flaviventris provided an opportunity to obtain data on morphology, ectoparasites, and sex ratios from 13 individuals killed during the tree felling. This is the largest known...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.051
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... is fragmentary; and iii) electrophoresis indicates that sibling species occur. The restricted distribution of many colonial forms and their limited vagility suggests that ascidians may be vulnerable to local environmental perturbations. We must balance new research with action to conserve diversity and ecosystem...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 433–437.
Published: 01 May 2020
... drones to monitor large and complex breeding bird colonies (Mitchell Lyons, University of NSW) Sniffing solutions to enhance koala conservation (Romane Cristescu et al. University of the Sunshine Coast) Collect, connect, upscale: revolutionising the uptake of citizen science in bird research...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Worldwide coral reefs are declining in health due to anthropogenic impacts including widespread bleaching or corals which often leads to death of the coral colony. Not only are we witnessing impacts on the cover of live coral and fish populations, but also we are losing the tremendous diversity...