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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 810–821.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of wildlife buffer zones: is flight initiation distance a species-specific trait? Biological Conservation 110: 97-100. Testing a key assumption of wildlife buffer zones: is flight initiation distance a species-specific trait? Biological Conservation 110 97 100 Brown, K.M. and Morris, R.D. 1995...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 1–29.
Published: 07 July 2021
... on lowest-impact flight practices. We reviewed scientific literature on drone flights conducted to approach wildlife and collated and quantified references to factors that should be considered in the development of guidelines and policies. The most referenced controllable factors were approach distance...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (1): fmii–fmiclxvii.
Published: 03 March 2022
... scientific literature on drone flights conducted to approach wildlife and collated and quantified references to factors that should be considered in the development of guidelines and policies.The most referenced controllable factors were approach distance, noise emissions and airspeed. Other frequently...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... birds in flight. The first few incidents were initiated by juvenile owls, such that they may not represent actual hunting attacks, but rather play attacks. On 22 September 2012 at 1830 h, a passing Pied Currawong was tail-chased by a juvenile over a distance of about 20 m. Three tail- chases of Sulphur...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 341–348.
Published: 14 October 2011
... wing beat cycles at the beginning of the experimental period. Encouragement in the form of a food reward (pieces of Mars bar, Cadburys) coupled with repeated short distance (c. 5 m) training flights resulted in the bats quickly developing the capability to fly six lengths of the flight cage (180 m.day...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... likely when animals are in flight, well above the ground and in line of sight of the antenna. Many factors influence detection distance, including height and orientation of transmitting tags and receiving antennas and landscape features including topography, habitat and anthropogenic structures...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 223–242.
Published: 31 August 2022
..., then there will be an incurred cost on energetics and increased risk of predation. With the lowest wing loading of any Australian vespertilionid P. papuensis has a highly manoeuvrable yet very slow flight, which over long open distances is energetically inefficient and has consequences for habitat fragmentation...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 20 January 2023
.... Stephen Reilley (NSW NPWS Karst & Geodiversity Unit) (pers. comm. Aug 2013 & May 2014) Recommended windows 145-150 mm high x minimum 500 mm wide. Install 2 windows rather than 1, positioned near roof of cave to maximise unobstructed horizontal flight distance within cave. Ensure windows flush with barrier...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 405–411.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in southeastern Queensland. Ahlen, I., 1992. Identification of bats in Flight. (Swedish Society for Conservation of Nature and The Swedish Youth Association for Environmental Studies and Conservation: Sweden). Identification of bats in Flight Aldridge, H. D. J. N. and Rautenbach, I. L., 1987...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
...), such as drones. As this technology has improved in reliability and affordability it has replaced the traditional use of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Drones do, however, have limitations; primarily in their limited flight duration, potential to disturb wildlife and concerns over safety. Here we introduce...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that was funded initially by ANPWS (see publication list below). We have also published several descriptive papers, including information about goats and emus (see publication list below). Additionally, Peter Alexander and Stuart Cairns have conducted ground surveys of kangaroos on a number of properties within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... red) was provided and five feeding stations were set up (Fig. 1). Measurements w e r e taken of the forearm (maximum distance from wrist to the elbow. June 1999 Australian Zoologist 3111) 175 CUPBOARD Figure 1. Room Layout. 3270mm Mother's sleeping position Water Juvenile's sleeping position Feeding...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (2): 159–168.
Published: 12 December 2012
... history of Ocybadistes knightorum Lambkin & Donaldson (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Australian Entomologist 23(1): 29-31. The life history of Ocybadistes knightorum Lambkin & Donaldson (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Australian Entomologist 23 29 31 Baguette, M. 2003. Long distance dispersal...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... by 1988. The last reported sighting of a Ghost Bat in Boodjamulla was in 1993. In view of the absence of sightings, an extensive targeted survey for Ghost Bats was initiated in 2012 in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area and elsewhere in the Boodjamulla National Park (NP). No Ghost Bats were found...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 564–569.
Published: 20 October 2011
... 2008AustralianZoologist volume 34 (4) Observations All observations were made during daylight hours whilst the bats were roosting, and were initially made during a vertebrate survey being undertaken in the area. Additional observations were made opportunistically on subsequent visits to the area to investigate subfossil...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 458–467.
Published: 17 March 2014
... four individuals were captured in Mt Hypipamee National Park on the Atherton Tablelands (G. Hoye, unpublished record). Similar to the initial record, these individuals were captured in upland rainforest at a n elevation of 1080 m, leading to suggestions that the species was confined to upland...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 690–698.
Published: 29 October 2021
... with vehicles travelling consistent routes over long distances in rural areas: 59 vehicles fitted with ShuRoos and 40 vehicles without ShuRooss to act as controls. Drivers kept a log of collisions with macropods over an average distance travelled of 46,131 km. The overall mean rate of collisions with macropods...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... moerens, is loud enough to carry a considerable distance. Here we report observations of unusually high activity of P. poliocephalus in non-flowering/fruiting trees at night, during a local emergence of P. moerens in December 2015. We postulate that the flying-foxes were feeding on cicadas, and use DNA...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327243
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... by Linsdale (1928), were an adequate substitute for abundance data for the monitoring of bird populations (Serventy 1938). Neither in his publications nor his field notes, does Serventy describe his methods in detail. Thus, it is not known whether he recorded birds seen and heard, or seen only, the distance...