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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Eymann, J., Herbert, C. A. and Cooper, D. W. 2006. Management issues of urban common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula: a loved or hated neighbour. Australian Mammalogy 28: 153-171. Management issues of urban common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula: a loved or hated neighbour Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Nicole A. Hansen; Damon L. Oliver ABSTRACT This short note presents field observations of a pair of adult threatened Little Whip Snakes Parasuta flagellum and a pair of juvenile Common Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis in an aggregation beneath artificially placed Masonite board used...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy The widespread Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina is typically only infrequently found during trapping studies. Pitfall trapping is generally considered a more reliable trapping method for dunnarts than Elliott-type box traps, but is often time consuming and labour-intensive...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Global Change Biology 11: 507-514 The influence of temperature on migration of Lepidoptera into Britain Global Change Biology 11 507 514 Australian 295AustralianZoologist volume 33 (3) Introduction The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula is an adaptable and ecologically variable 1.5...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 34–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to the identification of the waders Emu 38 65 76 Seasonal occurrences and abundances of six common migratory waders in Botany Bay, 1942-1966, a documentation and analysis of Arnold McGill's long-term data set Allen Keast Department o f Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K 7 L 3N6, Canada ABSTRACT...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ross Goldingay The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea was considered a common frog in New South Wales about 20-30 years ago but it has suffered a major contraction in geographic range and a decline in abundance, indicating it is vulnerable to extinction. It is presently listed as Threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 492–495.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Francis Lemckert The presence of Batrachomyia larvae was recorded on 13 19 frogs captured in pitfall traps as part of a study on the population ecology of the Common Eastern Froglet Crinia signifera breeding at a pond at Darkes Foresf New South Wales.The body length. body mass and reproductive...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
...). The seabird that climbs trees; strange bird: the streaked shearwater Wildlife of Japan 9 302 Australian Zoologist volume 36 (1)120 2012 The Cabbage Tree Palm Livistona australis is a common palm distributed along much of the eastern seaboard of Australia (Fig. 1), ranging from the Paluma Range...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 627–632.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James van den Broek; Meredith Peach; David Booth The common stingaree, Trygonoptera testacea , is abundant on the continental shelf of eastern Australia but little is known of its ecology and reproduction despite it being a common component of the demersal trawl fishery. Specimens of T. testacea...
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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
... Unique in Australia, three Commons were set aside in the Hawkesbury River catchment for the exclusive use of the colony's free settlers to graze their stock. One of these, Ham Common, was sandwiched between the towns of Windsor and Richmond. In this paper, I provide a thumb-nail sketch...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Censuses were taken of three common species of small mammals at forest sites in four regions in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. Numbers of Agile Antechinus Antechinus agilis were best predicted by indices of abundance of tree hollows and invertebrate food resources...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.073
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The authors of the contributions to the Other 99% conference proceedings have provided a rewarding glimpse of the rich and fascinating world of invertebrate life. Many of the common themes transcended particular invertebrate groups and have become issues for all of life. The interweaving...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to post-harvest forest regrowth. A total of 47 reptile species were recorded from 95 systematically surveyed sites. Species richness was lower in 11–20 years old regrowth with no effect observed in regrowth aged 40–50 years. This trend was not significant. Reptiles overall, and a subset of ‘common...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.013
EISBN: 0959995145
... Twenty-three cetacean species have stranded around Tasmania, the Long-finned Pilot Whale being by far the most numerous strander. Five species (the Pygmy Right Whale, Long-finned Pilot Whale, Sperm Whale, Common Dolphin and Bottle-nosed Dolphin) are considered as common members of the fauna...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This chapter is a response to Recher's call that, “somebody needs to pull together those common themes and come up with a common strategy for managing wildlife in the urban environment”. The diversity of chapters herein provided the editors with a rich source that lead into the web of current...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... on the distribution of species. A number of large marsupial herbivores occur at lower subalpine elevations, and a shift in their distribution to higher altitudes due to climate change will result in increased grazing of the vegetation of the alpine area. Common wombats Vombatus ursinus were chosen as a model...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of bushland and reserves. The Sooty Owl and the Masked Owl are restricted to a few such locations near Sydney, but both are more common in the wetter and the drier forests, respectively, of the Central Coast. The Barking Owl appears to be uncommon and of concern because this species is poorly conserved...
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
... 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... over water, feeding predominantly on aquatic prey items and selecting roosts close (<500m) to permanent water. These traits are broadly representative of all trawling bats and reflect convergence of the group on common, specialised behaviours. Such convergence places trawling bats at risk of very...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... of backyard bird surveys conducted by volunteers who enter their survey data on line. This steadily growing database can be used to examine the relationships between common urban birds, both amongst each other and with human-generated habitat variables. It can also be used to identify local variation in bird...