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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 562–581.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Garry Daly ABSTRACT Fauna surveys were conducted near the coastal village of Vincentia on the south coast of New South Wales from 2000 to 2014 in response to a proposal to extend a golf course. The surveys consisted of trapping ground-dwelling mammals along six, 200 m long transects and targeted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 118–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Garry Webb The effectiveness of various pitfall trap designs and pitfall/drift fence systems for sampling small ground-dwelling lizards and frogs in the forests of southeastern Australia was examined. Pitfall/drift fence systems employing long drift fences were more effective than short or no-fence...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 62–68.
Published: 17 March 2014
... maintained at 16 - 24°C (Ferraro 1992) and they grew more rapidly at lower density (Ferraro 1992; Voigt Reproduction and larval growth of the urban dwelling Brown Striped Marsh Frog Limnodynastes peronii Tanya J. Hengl and Shelley Burgin Centre for Landscape and Ecosystems Management University of Western...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Matthew Stanton; Jason Anderson State Forests of me southwestern slopes of New South Wales were surveyed for ground dwelling mammals utilizing hair baps (42 sites), small mammal traps (11 sites), nocturnal searches (253 sites), scat and animal sign observations, opportunistic observations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Tadpoles of two stream-breeding, forest-dwelling frogs ( Mixophyes balbus and Heleioporus australiacus ) were exposed to multiple short-term suspended sediment influxes, simulating storms. Three sediment concentrations were represented (control, low - 200 mg·L −1 , and extremely high - 1655...
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
... temperature at the time of survey had a significant effect on the abundance of some skink species, which meant that an explanation was confounded. The common “bark-, log- and rock-dwelling” skinks, Lampropholis spp. and Carlia spp. demonstrated measurable changes to measurable habitat conditions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ground-dwelling ants, beetles and spiders were surveyed at 239 forest sites in north-east New South Wales. The level of dissimilarity in species composition between these sites is analysed in relation to inter-site differences in a number of remotely mapped environmental and vegetational...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The importance of trees as nesting and foraging sites was investigated for 12 species of small, native, ground-dwelling mammals in 13 forests in southeastern and southwestern Australia. At least half of all observed foraging occurred on tree surfaces or hollows, loose bark, logs or leaf litter...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
... threatened fauna species. The 127 species comprised 37 reptile species, 15 bat species, three small mammal species and 72 bird species. The mean species richness recorded at each three hectare survey site for birds was 14.7, reptiles 7.1, small ground dwelling mammals 0.5 and bats 3.0. Mean abundance...
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
... The response of ground-dwelling jarrah forest invertebrates to logging (but not a post-harvest burning) was examined in the Kingston, Warrup and Winnejup forest blocks, approximately 25 km north-east of Manjimup in the south-west of Western Australia. Twenty sites, comprising eight Internal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 560–568.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of R. rattus were recorded. In 2004, trapping and spotlighting surveys were carried out to determine the success of the control program and determine if native species had responded to R. rattus control. There was still no sign of native ground dwelling mammals. The lack of gnawing on the chew sticks...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
... on the role these forest-dwelling wallabies might play in dispersing hypogeous fungi across the dynamic interface between rainforest and open forest in eastern Australia. mycophagy spore dispersal ectomycorrhizal hypogeous fungi truffle ecosystem dynamics rainforest pademelon marsupial...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... the complementarity between species-oriented and ecosystem-oriented research approaches. This applies to all of Australasia's bat fauna. The conclusion we draw is that basic research on both individual species and the ecosystems in which they dwell is required to underpin management actions, and that this research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... forests of ironbark and turpentine trees were sought after as construction timber for the new dwellings of Sydney. The exploitation of the wildlife of western Botany Bay was only the start of its demise. The vast wetlands entrapped behind the coastal dunes were systematically dredged and drained over 100...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
..., the species has only recently become widespread in the Brisbane region. We investigated the density and distribution of this and two native house-dwelling geckos in urban, suburban and bushland environments within Brisbane. The spatially clumped insect resources associated with external light sources were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The scientific merit of two opposing themes toward the conservation of Australian forest dwelling microchiroptera over the past four decades is reviewed. The initial theme throughout the 1960's and 1970's was of a vulnerable and threatened bat fauna - a contemporary view for which...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... logging. Principles for consideration in the design of monitoring programmes were proposed and discussed, and a new method (videography) for remotely-sensing habitat (forest structure) attributes important for ground-dwelling mammals (and potentially other fauna) was demonstrated. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of people interested in forest-dwelling reptiles and frogs. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of Melbourne at the time of European settlement in 1856 was diverse, with 50 species recorded. A broad measure of change in distribution found that 16 species were recorded in fewer local government areas in the last 20 years than in the preceding years to 1856; the majority were small ground-dwelling mammals...