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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 111–129.
Published: 04 August 2021
...Harry F. Recher ABSTRACT In Australia’s eucalypt forests and woodlands, co-habiting birds differ in the foraging manoeuvres or methods used to search for and take prey, the substrates and plants on which prey are found, and the heights at which foraging takes place. On the Southern Tablelands...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Harry F. Recher In this paper, I present data on the foraging behaviour of eucalypt forest and woodland birds at two sites on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales during the non-breeding season (winter). The winter community was a subset of the summer community, with six guilds among 23...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest wildlife management in Australian eucalypt forests emphasizes the retention of tree hollows for fauna requiring hollows for nesting or denning. This overlooks the requirements of birds in eucalypt forests for a variety of resources for nesting and foraging other than tree hollows. Some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The management and conservation of birds in eucalypt forests managed for timber production has emphasized the retention of trees with hollows (habitat trees) and the reservation of old-growth forest in reserves and corridors for species requiring mature forest or hollows for nesting. Although...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... introduced herbivore Mountain ash forest faecal pellet index 2021 241Zoologist Australian volume 41 (2) Modelling the factors influencing Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor) occurrence in the wet eucalypt forests of south-eastern Australia S. Sotorra1,2, D. Blair,1,3+, W. Blanchard1, and D. Lindenmayer1,3 1...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
... The occurrence of potential tree hollows in the dry eucalypt forests of south-eastern Tasmania, Australia *Sarah Munks1, Mark Wapstra1,6, Ross Corkrey2,7, Helen Otley1,3, Georgia Miller1,4, Bernard Walker5 1 Forest Practices Authority, 30 Patrick Street, Hobart, Tasmania. 2 University of Aberdeen, Lighthouse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... production, but there are exceptions and socio-economic reasons for developing more integrated systems. Retaining patches of habitat on selected coupes combines some of the benefits of both approaches, and has been introduced on a trial basis in mixed eucalypt forests and ash forests, with associated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... This study examined the influence of vegetation structure of thinned regrowth, unthinned regrowth and mature eucalypt forest on heliothermic skink populations. Thinned sites characterized by an open vegetation structure, an increase in penetrating sunlight and the availability of “litter-free...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter discusses the nutritional factors that determine the densities of arboreal folivores - principally the koala, greater glider, common ringtail possum and common brushtail possum - in eucalypt forests. We examine the subject on two scales. The first is a broad approach that relies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of introduced species. Very small (<5 ha) remnants of eucalypt forest also lose small-bodied native birds, and additionally show increases in larger-bodied species. Suburbs that are better-vegetated resemble the very small remnants: they have not re-acquired small-bodied native species, but have more large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The small mammal fauna of cattle-grazed and moderately frequently-burnt forest areas was compared with that of ungrazed forest using systematic replicated live-trapping over 18 months at 12 sites in north-eastern New South Wales. Nine species of small mammals were captured during the study...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.845
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Cattle have been grazed in the forested areas of northern NSW for over 150 years. While this practice is considered to have significant benefits for forest management and the local economy, the combined effects of grazing and fire has raised concerns about the impact of this composite management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Harry F. Recher; Mike C. Calver; William E. Davis, Jr. Nectar-feeding birds are commonly the most abundant birds in Australian eucalypt forests and woodlands, where they play a key role as pollinators of native plants. Among the nectar-feeders, honeyeaters (Meliphagidae) are particularly aggressive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The Northern Territory contains about 20% of Australia's eucalypt forests, and of the nation's forests and woodlands generally. Relative to forests and woodlands in other jurisdictions, clearing rates have been low and these forests remain largely continuous. This paper briefly reviews the main...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 957–972.
Published: 29 January 2012
... surveys. Targeted searches were conducted for amphibians beside creeks, fire dams and swamps. A total of 33 species of reptile and 16 species of amphibian were detected. The highest species richness and density of reptiles occurred in eucalypt forests that contained rock outcrops. Closed forest had...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 586–596.
Published: 01 December 2004
... distributions and occurred at variable population densities. H. vanderschoori was found predominantly in wetter forest types than H.bornemisszai including rainforest and mixed forest types, but was not found in regenerating wet eucalypt forest. The ranges of the two species did not overlap. However, the range...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 655–678.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Michael Murphy; Sam Murphy Bruxner Park Flora Reserve and the adjoining Ulidarra National Park, on the NSW north coast, comprise a dual-tenure conservation area of 1090 ha dominated by rainforest and old-growth moist eucalypt forest. A field survey of the area's vertebrate fauna over the period...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 529–547.
Published: 01 June 2020
... 3.4 E) (dedicated in 1915) is a 286 ha public forest reserve located on the Murrumbidgee River in Wiradjuri Aboriginal Country, in the lower slopes subregion of the NSW South- western Slopes bioregion, 26 km WNW of Wagga Wagga. The state forest comprises cypress-eucalypt woodland on sandy soil...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 223–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (Rhipidura: Pachycephalidae). Pp. 177-191 in Birds of Eucalypt Forests and Woodlands: Ecology, Conservation, Management, edited by A. Keast, H.F. Recher, H. Ford and D. Saunders. Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union/Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, NSW. Chan, K. 1990. Habitat selection in the White...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 870–875.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Melzer; C. Baudry; M. Kadiri; W. Ellis Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus on St Bees Island displayed two significantly different patterns of tree species utilisation. Utilisation by day was complex with 36.5% in Eucalyptus tereticornis , Forest red gum, and 63.5% in a suite of non-eucalypt species...