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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 October 2020
... accumulated between 2011 and 2018. A total of 12 mammal species was detected in the diet, with the Bush Rat Rattus fuscipes , Agile Antechinus Antechinus agilis , Sugar Glider Petaurus breviceps and Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus dominating. The diet also included three threatened species, the Eastern Pygmy...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 200–204.
Published: 30 September 2020
...G. Madani ABSTRACT Australian anurans generally display little prey specialisation. Most data available of frog diet is limited to stomach content and faecal analysis with few direct observations of prey capture. Limited information is available on the diet of adult Giant Barred Frogs Mixophyes...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 September 2018
...James A. Fitzsimons; Janelle L. Thomas ABSTRACT Despite its widespread range overlapping with urban centres and agricultural areas of Australia, there are few published studies on many aspects of the ecology of the Jacky Lizard Amphibolurus muricatus in the wild, including its diet. We describe...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... diet. We established prey importance based on dietary composition of red fox scats, and related this information to landscape structure. The relationship between scat composition and the frequency of detection and spatial patterns of occurrence of small mammals based on survey data from the same region...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 343–349.
Published: 14 November 2014
...Jonathan Parkyn; Agung Challisthianagara; Lyndon Brooks; Alison Specht; Sapphire McMullan-Fisher; David Newell The natural diet of the camaenid land snail Thersites mitchellae (Cox, 1864) was investigated by examination of the faecal contents of specimens collected from a range of substrates...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
... of the Archbold expeditions. No. 104. Systematic revision of the marsupial dasyurid genus Sminthopsis Thomas Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 168 Estbergs, J.A., Braithwaite, R.W. 1985. The diet of the rufous owl Ninox rufa near Cooinda in the Northern Territory. Emu 85: 202-205...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 225–233.
Published: 26 August 2014
...K Green; NE Davis; WA Robinson In seasonally snow-covered environments, larger mammalian species occurring above the snow have been shown to broaden diet breadth in winter, but below the snow in the subnivean space the relationship between snow cover and diet is quite different. The Broad-toothed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 359–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Glenn Shea Diets of Tiliqua multifasciata and Tiliqua occipitalis were studied by examination of stomach contents of 14 and 16 preserved individuals in the collection of the Western Australian Museum. Both species are active foraging omnivores, feeding mostly on diurnally available food. Most...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 388–395.
Published: 17 March 2014
... habitats in the study area appear threatened by continuing broadscale loss of habitat. Quoll Dasyurid Carnivore diet Queensland fauna Community fauna records Scat survey Begg, R. J., 1981. The small mammals of Little Nourlangie Rock, Northern Territory. III. Ecology of the Northern...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 49–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a summer colony site near Gosford, New South Wales. Wildl. Res. 18: 111-24. Food selection by Grey-headed Flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus) occupying a summer colony site near Gosford, New South Wales Wildl. Res. 18 111 24 The diet of Flying-foxes in the Sydney and Gosford areas of New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 83–85.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 1025 29 KING, R. D. AND GREEN, B., 1979. Notes on diet and reproduction of the sand goanna Varanus gouldii rosenbergi. Copela 1979: 64-70. Notes on diet and reproduction of the sand goanna Varanus gouldii rosenbergi Copela 1979 64 70 LEGLER, J. M. AND SULLIVAN, L. J., 1979...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 412–418.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. S. Kutt; G. Coulson; J. Wainer This study examined diet composition and specialisation of the Striped Legless Lizard Delma Impar, a species of conservation significance in southeastern Australia. A small sample of 25 faecal pellets was collected opportunity during the course of fauna surveys...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 870–875.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... By night, utilisation was 80% E. tereticornis . Analysis of cuticle fragments in faecal pellets revealed almost 100% of the diet was composed of E. tereticornis . Nocturnal tree species utilisation differed from day use and from species occurrence in the diet. Direct observations of koala over 24 hrs found...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Karl Vernes; James Trappe The diet of the Red-legged Pademelon Thylogale stigmatica has previously been described as comprising a range of dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants, rainforest fruits, seeds, and some fungi. We collected T. stigmatica faecal samples from a rainforest-open forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 89–91.
Published: 07 October 2011
...Michael Craig; Philip Withers; S. Don Bradshaw The diet of Ctenotus xenopleura , a species found in spinifex grasslands in the southern Goldfields of Western Australia, consisted primarily of termites. The high proportion of termites was consistent over different sampling periods, and was higher...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 90–95.
Published: 04 October 2011
... components of the diet of a recently re-introduced population of bilbies at Scotia Sanctuary, in western New South Wales, from faecal material collected over a period of 13 months. Animals consumed more invertebrates than green plant material and seeds throughout the study, although there was temporal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 85–88.
Published: 04 October 2011
...James Fitzsimons; A. Rose The diet of a Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae in a Box-Ironbark woodland remnant in central Victoria was studied. An analysis of 42.5 pellets found invertebrates to represent 82% of the total prey items, but vertebrates, in the form of the House Mouse Mus domesticus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 149–152.
Published: 17 March 2014
... behaviour of the lizard. Ctenotus taeniolatus Aust. J. Ecol. 11 49 54 The Diets of Sympatric Juvenile Skinks Ctenotus robustus and Ctenotus taeniolatus on Coastal Sand Dunes in New South Wales Elizabeth A. Archer. Laurie E. Twigg1 and Bany J. Fox School of Biological Science, University of New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... captive bred juveniles. To determine the degree of plasticity in the forearm growth rate and hence the reliability of this method, the forearm growth of two groups of captive-bred flying-foxes whose mothers were fed different diets was compared. The difference in diet, a protein supplement of pollen...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 364–378.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for an average of 19 h. Kangaroo-cams were deployed on seven kangaroos as a proof of concept of their potential utility for the study of location specific behaviour and diet in a medium-sized terrestrial herbivore. Following device recovery and data processing, we were able to successfully score 83 foraging...