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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 698–712.
Published: 01 December 2018
...A.W. White; S. Travers ABSTRACT The long-term impacts of mining on frog communities have received scant attention in published literature. This study presents a 38-year survey of two sites bordering a sand mine at Bridge Hill in the Myall Lakes National Park, New South Wales (NSW). Mining occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of birds in remnant woodland on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales above 900 m elevation (Debus et al. 2006), by comparing the bird communities of woodland remnants on the adjoining North-west Slopes below 900 m elevation. This survey also complements that by Oliver et al. (1999), of woodland birds...
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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... rainforest patches may provide both refuge from harsh environmental conditions and pulses of valuable resources not available in the less productive eucalypt woodland. We investigated patterns of bird community composition and resource use in dry rainforest patches and adjacent eucalypt woodland in north...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of order, the impacts were only of short duration, with post logging communities resembling those of undisturbed sites after 10 months. Similarly, the impacts of logging on Araneae, Blattodea and Orthoptera assemblages were also only of a short duration. Logged sites followed the same seasonal patterns...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest management practices, such as prescribed burning and cattle grazing, have come under increasing scrutiny due to their potential to cause damage to local ecosystems. This study examined the impacts of these practices on ant communities at Bauple State Forest in south-east Queensland. Ant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... We examine the nature and extent of listings of endangered ecological communities (EECs) under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 ( TSC Act ), including the role of endangered ecological communities in conservation from the landscape to species level. We ask how well...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The paper examines the Commonwealth and New South Wales threatened species legislation from the perspective of local communities and a local government seeking to protect threatened species. Both the Commonwealth and State legislation are identified potentially to be useful tools, providing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study investigated the abundance and diversity of acarine (mite) communities in the soil of rehabilitated bauxite mine pits of the Northern Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forest in south-west Australia. The areas selected had been subject to various revegetation techniques and ranged in age...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.038
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Data on the distribution of approximately 340 species of heterotrophic flagellates (protozoa) in 29 communities from sites around the world are summarized. We seek to minimize the impact of factors extrinsic to the actual distribution of organisms that may distort our perception...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Typically, reserve selection is based on representative community types classified primarily by vegetation. Whether they contain representative faunal communities has been little tested. The distribution and abundance of carabid beetles from 41 sites, representing a range of plant community...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...Michael Guppy; Anthony Overs; Sarah Guppy ABSTRACT The details of a breeding season have been investigated and described for many bird species and groups of species, but rarely for an entire breeding community. The collection of such data is the only way of quantifying the number of birds a habitat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from key conflict areas but also coincided with flying-fox numbers reducing as local blossom diminished. Ongoing community engagement played an important role in building community resilience to live with this threatened species, which is vital considering that Batemans Bay will likely continue...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). The justification for the creation of the national park was mostly due to the rich biodiversity and faunal significance demonstrated by the FATS' surveys (DECCW 2010). FATS continue to survey in Wallingat NP and to compile a record of changes in the frog communities over time. © 2018 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Coonabarabran in NSW, burning over 560 km 2 of the park and surrounding region (the Wambelong fire). The Wambelong fire affected Dunphy Lake, the only lake in the park. In this study, we assessed the post-fire aquatic animal community of the lake in March and September 2014. At the times of sampling the lake...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...), the influence of public communication has not been fully considered. This article traces the depiction of the 2011 outbreak of Hendra virus in the Australian media by examining how both journalists and other actors framed the conflict. Recognition of framing influence and the media as an actor in its own right...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 245–247.
Published: 05 June 2014
... of habitat is needed for effective conservation and communication Michael J. Bamford & Michael C. Calver School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Western Australia 6150 Correspondence to M. J. Bamford: bamford.consulting@iinet.net.au A BS TR A CT Habitat is often used ambiguously...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
... used this technology to investigate the nest predators of a woodland bird community in south-east Australia, for which nest predation averaged 59% per annum over four years. Despite the loss of more than 240 clutches or broods during this period, only one predation event was witnessed prior to the use...