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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
... continuing long-term fire studies in temperate and sub-tropical forest ecosystems, with a focus on terrestrial invertebrates. Longitudinal fire study sites exist in southern Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania. Most studies have focussed on fire frequency and have identified...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2-3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2–3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... previously fire-damaged trees favoured as dens by this species were particularly prone to collapse after the 2009 fires (Banks et al. 2013). Therefore, the inter-related impacts of climate change on rainfall and fire frequency may affect this species through lower resource availability and survival rates...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resilience egg banks pre- and post-fire monitoring 4692018 Introduction Fires are a natural phenomenon in many terrestrial ecosystems, including Australia (Martin 1996). The ecological effects of fires can be complex, depending on the attributes of fires (frequency, intensity, extent, duration...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 529–547.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Australia in the immediate future), 10 are endangered (very high risk of extinction in Australia in the near future) and 35 are vulnerable (high risk of extinction in Australia in the medium- term future). Three woodland bird species formerly The distribution and frequency of detection of woodland birds...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... is implicated in the local extinction of the Bush Stone Curlew Burhinus grallarius. Wildfire in January 2020 burnt a relatively small portion of the Tapitallee area but these fires burnt an extensive area of southern NSW and Victoria. These fires were likely to be responsible for the decline in the...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and invasive species, fauna and flora, direct and indirect (e.g. scat) targets, on land and at sea, across every continent and most taxa from fire ants to whales. Here, we emphasise the versatility of detection dogs through their multiple uses applied to one species, the koala Phascolarctos cinereus...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... terminated by a 20 second gap or a different species. We identified 20 seconds as the time gap where the frequency count of inter image times radically changed from numerous to relatively few. We allowed for different species sequences to overlap (provided the 20 second rule still held) where a subsequent...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... on three consecutive mornings, the length of time previously determined as the optimal time for data collection using this method (Allen et al. 1996; Forsyth et al. 2005). The raw frequencies of tracks recorded (that is, the number of crossings per transect per day) were averaged over the number of...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... across this site. For comparison, a number of species with similar arboreal ecologies that are often found commonly in the Northern Territory were also found in this woodland during clearing operations, but in lower frequencies: four frilled lizards Chlamydosaurus kingii and one black-headed monitor...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... to which they belong (ICZN 1999). Within Canidae, the appropriate scientific name of the Dingo has been uncertain for many years. There have been five different binomials/trinomials used with varying frequency (Allen et al. 2011; Kreplins et al. 2019). These include: Canis familiaris Linnaeus, 1758...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... increased in frequency and intensity. of large congregations of flying-foxes based on complaints received by local councils (Fig. 1). These situations are Despite their ecological significance, bats in general have historically been held in poor regard (Smith 2002; Lu et 2020 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 41...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... and core foraging habitat for most species. The role of fire frequency and weed control in Sydney's urban bushland needs to be examined in terms of its impact on populations of the Common Ringtail Possum, and other important prey species of the owls. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... transmission between wild canids, and between wild canids and dogs. In order of increasing frequency, these studies describe transmission of canine parvovirus (Alexander et al. 1993), Leishmania spp. (Acardi et al. 2010; Herrer et al. 1973), canine distemper virus (Gowtage-Sequiera et al. 2009; Alexander et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... described Figure 2. Frequency of owl detection in the breeding territory from seven breeding season monitoring periods (May- Sept) before (n=1), during (n=2) and after habitat disturbance (n=4) 568 2020 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (4) Monitoring the effect of habitat loss on life-cycle aspects of the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... VHF tags, each of which must transmit on one of a limited range of available frequencies, digital-encoding of tags means that the number of unique identities is essentially limitless, and thousands of tags can be deployed on the network at any given time (Figure 1). Tags range in mass from ~0.2 to 2.6...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Zoologist volume 40 (3) Fig. 5. Column graphs illustrating (a) within-night distribution of koala calling activity, (b) frequency distribution of within-night first calling activity and (c) variability in calling activity across nights (nightly rainfall is overlayed as dashed line to indicate a negative...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... lived, and the frequency of photo contributions from individual participants. In that context, the Cape Byron station featured markedly different participant types and behaviour relative to the other NSW sites, predominantly attracting single-use tourist participants (as opposed to repeat resident...