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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
... riches to ruins: conservation of a formerly common species Ross L. Goldingay Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522. Present Address: Faculty of Resource Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales 2480. ABSTRACT...
Book Chapter
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
..., particularly when both species are of a similar size. However, similar behaviours may also have fitness disadvantages including food competition, and potentially predation as the Common Eastern Brown Snake neonates grow and surpass the substantially smaller Little Whip Snake and warrants further experimental...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... box does not automatically guarantee that a possum will use it, it is currently the best and preferred management option in combination with reducing possum access to roof spaces. Introduced species (e.g. Common Myna birds Acridotheres tristis and European honey bees Apis mellifera) will readily...
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
... 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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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 34–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to 1959, and 1964 to 1966. Too few trips were made in the other years for the data to warrant inclusion. Data is given only for the six common species: Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Erolia acuminata, Red-necked Stint E. rufcollis, Bar- tailed Godwit Lirnosa lapponica, Golden Plover Pluaialis fulua, Curlew...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 627–632.
Published: 20 October 2011
... information is available for this species, despite its common status. Last and Stevens (1994) noted that T. testacea reaches at least 47 cm total length (TL) and that males attain sexual maturity at approximately 31 cm TL. The size of female T. testacea at sexual maturity is unknown. Given that T. testacea...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
... released the population of L. australis from 91 years of unsustainable grazing pressure, helping to restore the long-term integrity of this, and other, plant species on Cabbage Tree Island. Palm petrel tree-climbing Brooks, A. K. 1993. Arecaceae. P. 775 in Flora of New South Wales. Vol...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 492–495.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is parasitical upon several species of Australian Frogs Transactions of the Entomology Society of New South Wales 1 100 101 Lemckert, E L. 1991.Aspects of the Reproductive Biology and Population Dynamics of the Common Eastern Froglet, Ranillella signifera. Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, University of Sydney...
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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
... themselves within a highly-modified landscape, where funds are secured to protect what is left. Conservation measures are in place to conserve species which are common on the European continent yet are threatened in the UK (e.g. water voles, red squirrels). Interestingly, some areas such as dune ecosystems...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... briefly summarized in this paper show patterns of steep declines in large old trees and declines in site occupancy by arboreal marsupials and birds. These changes contrast markedly with the responses of the two most common species of small mammals (the Agile Antechinus [ Antechinus agilis ] and Bush Rat...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 28: 18-22. Goldingay R.L., 1996. The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea - from riches to ruins: conservation of a formerly common species. Aust. Zool. 30: 248-256. Greer A.E., 1994. Faunal Impact Statement for Proposed Development Works at the Homebush Bay Brick Pit. Prepared for Property...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... these difficulties, an efficient way forward would be to identify common threats that afflict suites of populations, species and ecological communities and to target these for management. This is possible, but has been given insufficient priority under some existing legislation such as the NSW Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... most of the common and widely distributed species of the more populous regions of Australia. The extent of this taxonomic crisis is not widely appreciated by mammalogists let alone the wider community. A significant proportion of existing bat research, including research relevant to conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 3–25.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of less common species we found increasing numbers of nests of common ones. Anybody who has worked for a period in an area soon learns that members of a species commonly nest in the same site, or chose one of similar configuration, from year to year: this facilitates the buildup of multiple records...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
...) by the original Atlas 1 reporting rate, puts greater emphasis on the less common species. These % Change scores were then converted to a positive scale by adding the lowest score to all scores. An iterative, interactive model building process was used (Henderson and Velleman 1981) to identify relationships...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Retaining strips of unlogged forest, called buffers, is a common strategy for maintaining populations of vulnerable species in production forests in Australia. I conducted a study to examine the effectiveness of buffers in maintaining populations of vulnerable bird species in jarrah forests...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 223–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... grassland habitats which is likely to be their preferred habitat. Stipiturus malachurus were more common in reedy ( Baumea sp.) areas where their unique foraging behaviour may increase foraging efficiency. The remaining two species had some differences in habitat use, but foraged at significantly different...