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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... are the next most common category with 57 species considered feral before 2014. Their rise has been more recent, with the first fish considered feral only in 1985 (Figure 3). In our selection of animal studies papers, all identifiable species were mammals (13 species), except for one bird (pigeon) and one...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... native vertebrates to large expanses of native vegetation on the urban perimeter, with many fewer species maintaining breeding populations in the Region's urban, suburban and rural terrestrial habitats as commensals of human society. A large proportion of the latter, particularly among birds, are species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 11–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Harry Recher A consequence of the European colonization of Australia has been a significant ioss of biodiversity: one in four mammal species is either extinct or threatened. In contrast, only one species of bird has been lost from the Australian continent and there is less concern for the survival...
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
... Dry rainforest occurs throughout the wet-dry tropics as isolated patches in a matrix of savanna woodland. Dry rainforests may provide important stepping stones for migrating forest birds, resources for woodland birds, and a significant component of bird diversity in arid inland landscapes. Dry...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 28 October 2022
... native rodents and four domestic or feral eutherians) and a large flightless bird (the southern cassowary, Casuarius casuarius) were collected and processed in 84 moist chamber cultures. Fifty-two percent of these cultures yielded evidence (fruiting bodies and/or plasmodia) of myxomycetes. Eleven species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... of the northern half of the region by woody weeds and the destruction of small native animals and birds by foxes and feral cats, and the destruction of habitat by feral pigs and goats, will reduce the benefits of this recovery unless these adverse factors can be brought under control. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... National Parks and Wildlife Service management, it remains under threat. It has many diverse plant communities and a surprisingly large array of fauna, particularly birds and reptiles. Bird records exist back to the 1940s, with 100 species being sighted each year in recent times and previously unrecorded...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
... near Geelong and in about 1868 and 1871 near Ballarat did not persist. The prevalence of guns in the rural community, together with a culture of shooting animals for sport, and the broadscale deployment of poison to kill dingoes, feral dogs, and rabbits, apparently conspired to restrict the rapid...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 633–648.
Published: 20 October 2011
... with ‘random’ block terms. Response variables include: plants, birds, small mammals, reptiles and invertebrates. Analysis of baseline data across selected response variables confirmed no pre-treatment effects. The experiment provides a strong inferential framework for tracking the effects of restoration...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 304–325.
Published: 10 August 2022
... months after the fires. We detected 41 species (11 mammals, 28 birds and 2 reptiles), with different species composition, but similar vertebrate species richness across both unburnt and burnt sites. The relative abundance of the Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus , Common Wombat Vombatus ursinus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 181–186.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... In this way both the honeybee industry and the natural environment could benefit. Apis mellifera Precautionary Honeybee Australia Feral Competitor Pollinator Bird Observers Club of Australia Conservation Committee, 1993. Glossy Black-Cockatoos in South Australia. Bird Obser. No. 735...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Conservation International 11: 149-150. Eradication of rats from Fregate Island, Seycheles Bird Conservation International 11 149 150 Moller, H. and Alterio, N. 1999. Home range and spatial organisation of stoats (Mustela erminea), ferrets (Mustela furo) and feral house cats (Felis catus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., shape, boundaries, and internal structure Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 27 597 623 Bull, P.C., Gaze, P.D. and Robertson, C.J.R. 1985.The Atlas of Bird Distribution in New Zealand. The Ornithological Society of New Zealand, Wellington. The Atlas of Bird Distribution in New Zealand...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 417–432.
Published: 13 April 2021
... persisted regardless of rainfall. The activity of rabbits and small mammals was lower where dingoes were absent and fox activity was high, while the activity of macropods was higher in the absence of dingoes. Feral cat activity did not differ significantly between sites under different dingo management...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2019
... (Director, Threatened Species Commissioner's Office) - Tackling feral cats. Morgan Pratchett (James Cook University) - Should we and could we eradicate coral eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish from Australia's Great Barrier Reef? Joy Becker and Paul Hick (University of Sydney) - An epidemiologic model of koi...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and density of records in conservation reserves, off park, and in wilderness areas; patterns of feral, native and threatened species in NSW both within and beyond parks and reserves; 4 Fauna was defined by the Fauna Protection Act 1948 (NSW) as comprising two classes of native vertebrates: birds and mammals...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 374–387.
Published: 14 September 2020
... released on to an island as vertebrate biocontrol tools intended to eradicate feral goats and restore native vegetation being threatened by the goats. The experiment was successful, and the dingoes reduced the goat population to one or perhaps two male goats within ~2 years. This predator introduction...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
... Australia Corella 30 35 39 Fulton, G. R. 2006b. Direct observations of predation, nest-predation and other disturbance events, at Dryandra, in south-western Australia I: birds as predators. Australian Field Ornithology 23(3): 144-151. Direct observations of predation, nest-predation and other...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
... (Choresine): A putative source for the batrachotoxin alkaloids found in poison-dart frogs and toxic passerine birds Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 101 15857 15860 Eason C.T. and Frampton C.M. 1991. Acute toxicity of sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) baits to feral cats...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... . Shortridge speculated that disease, predation by feral cats Felis catus , competition from house mice Mus musculus , and bushfires were major factors in overall decline, and the impact of closer settlement was important in localised declines. These, and other factors commonly cited as reasons for mammal...