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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 643–653.
Published: 31 August 2022
... and their constituent fauna had fared. This paper provides an overview of the 21 studies that were presented at the forum, now as papers in this theme edition of Australian Zoologist . All the authors were unanimous in their agreement about the unparalleled extent and severity of the fires and the magnitude...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 163.
Published: 31 August 2022
...Chris Dickman; Pat Hutchings; Brad Law; Daniel Lunney 2022 Out of the ashes: lessons learned from bushfires and how we can better manage our fauna -editors introduction Published: 31 August 2022 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2022.028 After cancelling our annual forum in 2020 due...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 304–325.
Published: 10 August 2022
...Emma E. Spencer; Chris R. Dickman; Glenda M. Wardle; Thomas M. Newsome; Aaron C. Greenville ABSTRACT Australia’s 2019–20 mega-fires burnt 79% of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, prompting an urgent need for rapid on-ground post-fire assessments of flora and fauna to aid in post-fire...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 199–216.
Published: 20 May 2022
... in all unmined reference swamps recovered relatively quickly, with substantial vegetation cover and biomass returning within 10 weeks. These swamps retained most of their peat and plant species, and both their surveyed endangered fauna species (Blue Mountains Water Skink Eulamprus leuraensis; Giant...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 738–742.
Published: 02 February 2021
... to many species of native predators in Australia. Anura biological invasion Bufo marinus Myriapoda predator-prey The fauna fights back: invasive Cane Toads killed by native centipedes in tropical Australia John Pomeroy1, Gregory P. Brown2, Grahame J. W. Webb1,3, and Richard Shine2 1 Wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 283–286.
Published: 04 December 2020
...Radika J. Michniewicz; Jodie Danvers ABSTRACT Combined drainage/fauna culverts and dedicated fauna underpasses are routinely used to mitigate the potential barrier effects of roads and reduce road-related mortality. To determine the success of underpasses constructed as part the Pacific Highway...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
...S.G. Kearney; P.L. Kern; A.S. Kutt ABSTRACT Arid and desert landscapes are characterised as boom-bust systems, and sometimes its fauna can remain cryptic or hidden. This short paper reports the results of baseline monitoring of the terrestrial fauna in the Bush Heritage Pullen Pullen reserve...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 207–213.
Published: 01 January 2018
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Plenary Session 1 on the value of protected areas for fauna conservation DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.039 CHAIR: Pat Hutchings (AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM) I would agree with that statement, and based on my experiences at Port Stephens, I...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney; Ben Hope; Ian Shannon Our aim in this study is to provide the first ever quantitative, historical and map–based information of what fauna has been studied and recorded both outside and inside the protected areas of New South Wales (NSW), which are principally National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2018
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Plenary Session 2 on the value of protected areas for fauna conservation DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.040 CHAIR: Dan Lunney (Royal Zoological Society of NSW). us back before the 1960s, and guess what, their popularity has increased...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 345–351.
Published: 01 January 2018
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Plenary Session 3 on the value of protected areas for fauna conservation DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.041 CHAIR: MIKE CALVER (Murdoch University) to measure what s going on with dingoes, are they present and are you getting pulses...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 397–408.
Published: 01 January 2018
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 Plenary Session 4 on the value of protected areas for fauna conservation DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.042 CHAIR: CHRIS DICKMAN (University of Sydney). good evidence that you should need urban vegetation for other reasons. So...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney; Pat Hutchings; Chris R. Dickman ABSTRACT The Royal Zoological Society of NSW forum on the value of protected areas for fauna conservation, held in Sydney in November 2014, comprised a series of papers interlaced with a series of plenary discussions, which can be read in full...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT To conserve all of our native fauna is a dangerous idea because it encompasses all the landscape, not just National Parks and Nature Reserves; all species, not just selected species such as charismatic vertebrates; it impacts on all decisions on the use of the land...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 16.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Terri Shine; Richard Shine © 2016 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2016 Trick or treat? The lingering dangers of Halloween for suburban fauna Terri Shine and Richard Shine School of Life and Environmental Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 DOI: httpdx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 529–534.
Published: 01 September 2015
... fauna may differ between foraging pits and the soil surface. Calculations were made to determine how many traps would have to be deployed to collect the representative sample needed to make valid statistical comparisons. 2015 529 Australian Zoologist volume 37 (4) Introduction The bilby Macrotis lagotis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 302–310.
Published: 07 October 2014
...Geoffrey Smith; Roderick Fensham; Daniel Ferguson; Luke Hogan; Michael Mathieson Fauna assemblages were assessed within four primary vegetation types and three edge types between grassland and wooded habitats within the Bunya Mountains of eastern Australia. Wet rainforests differed in their species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... from these catchments but reliable data for species diversity, distribution, abundance and conservation status are not available. For this assessment of the diversity and status of the vertebrate fauna in these catchment areas a comprehensive database of vertebrate records was established, species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and retrieving entrapped fauna from open pipeline trenches. Daily inspection of nearly 800 km of open pipeline trenches during construction of the EGP (1999-2000) resulted in the identification of 103 vertebrate species (45 reptiles, 24 mammals, 19 frogs, 14 birds, 1 fish). Of 7438 individuals found in the open...