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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
... on the pioneering work of Braithwaite and colleagues, who examined attributes of forests, particularly the nutrient status, in relation to animal abundance. Our second approach is a fine-scale one that relies on studies of captive animals to decipher the role of anti-nutritional factors or plant secondary...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... climate change - how increasing concentrations of atmospheric CO 2 may reduce the availability of the nutrients in Eucalyptus foliage to koalas - is described and the implication drawn that elevated concentrations of atmospheric CO 2 may threaten some populations of free-ranging koalas. The Liverpool...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
... on the arboreal marsupial fauna of eucalypt forests being harvested for wood pulp at Eden, N.S.W. III. Relationships between faunal densities, eucalypt occurrence and foliage nutrients, and soil parent materials. Wildlife Research 11: 41-48. Brown, J. S., Laundre, J. W. and Gurung, M. 1999. The ecology of fear...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 93–102.
Published: 07 September 2012
... for marsupial folivores (Noble 1989; Moore et al. 2004b). Nutrient thresholds were found to be the first restriction for the occurrence and population viability of marsupial folivores (DeGabriel et al. 2010). Nitrogen appeared to be more important to the koala, because levels of nitrogen in Eucalyptus foliage...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 111–129.
Published: 04 August 2021
... foraging guilds. Bark and foliage foragers differed most frequently between pairs of plots in all seasons and years, with aerial foragers showing the fewest differences. Between seasons and years differences were greatest among ground-foragers and foliage-foragers where respectively 76% and 80...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... et al. 2018 a, b; Taylor et al. 2017, Ibanez et al. 2016). Extracting nutrients out of hard-shelled insects would not be dissimilar to feeding on hard fruit and other plant material, and morphologically, flying-foxes have adaptations that would allow this. For instance, flying-foxes have long...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-eared, Yellow-plumed, and Brown- headed Honeyeaters, have short, straight bills suited for taking lerp, manna, honeydew, and arthropods from foliage and bark, and are termed short-billed species (Table 1). Ford and Paton (1977) considered long-billed honeyeaters to be primarily nectarivorous and short...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
...., Majer, J.D. and Ganeshanandam, S. 1996b. Birds, insects and eucalypts. On the relation between foliar nutrients and species richness. Forest Ecology and Management 85: 177-96. Birds, insects and eucalypts. On the relation between foliar nutrients and species richness Forest Ecology and Management 85...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 29–39.
Published: 02 June 2014
... declined. Conversely, several smaller, foliage gleaning passerines had higher reporting rates post-drought, with Striated Pardalote and Western Gerygone becoming two of the most frequently recorded species. Taxonomic and life history attributes usually did not predict population changes for species post...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 130–145.
Published: 18 August 2021
... and decreasing 130 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 42 (1) 2022 Using wildlife rehabilitator surveys to identify threats nutritional quality of Eucalyptus foliage (Adams-Hosking et al. 2011, Moss et al. 2011; Lunney et al. 2007). Consequently, population declines may be occurring throughout much of Victoria...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
... functioning (e.g. for nutrient cycling, pollination). © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 fire regime habitat fire frequency prescribed burning animal populations 2018 633 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (4) Theme Edition: The critical value of long-term field studies...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the examination of the IarvaVpupal chambers, it is evident that N. uetusta is not a deep-boring buprestid and that if the bark is thick enough, the larvae will remain in the bark without gnawing into the underlying sapwood. Clearly the beetle is able to derive enough nutrients and moisture from the dead bark...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (1): fmii–fmiclxvii.
Published: 03 March 2022
... brown podzolic soils and large sandstone floaters that have fallen from the escarpment. The geology and resulting soils dictates vegetation associations. In general deep, higher nutrient soils support rainforest and tall open forest while shallow soils on sandstone support heath and woodland. Geology...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 343–349.
Published: 14 November 2014
... used as a reference to assist in the identification of material found in unstained samples. Faeces were viewed under a compound microscope (10×, 40×, and 60 and the contents identified where possible and assigned to the categories: (i) plant tissue (mostly dead foliage, but also including some flower...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and resultant changes in the vegetation of the bushland in the northern Sydney region. Aust J. Ecol. 8: 307-19. Suburban development and resultant changes in the vegetation of the bushland in the northern Sydney region Aust J. Ecol. 8 307 19 CORK, S. J., 1966. Foliage of Eucalyptus punctata...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., but these species are expected to contain relatively high concentrations of foliar nitrogen (Braithwaite et al. 1983; Kavanagh and Lambert 1990). The foliage nutrient data suggest that the Greater Glider was expected to be more common in both the Alpine Ash and the Alpine Gums forest types. A partial explanation...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 332–348.
Published: 04 June 2013
... species respond to different remnant vegetation types, modified by altered soil nutrient levels and hydrological patterns (McGinness et al. 2010; Watson 2011), and scattered across a range of topographical positions and land-uses (Bennett and Watson 2011). Birds in remnant woodland vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., including reduced occurrence of low intensity fire and nutrient enrichment (Jurskis 2002; Jurskis and Turner 2002; Jurskis et al. 2003). Landsberg (1990) found that dieback foliage of Eucalyptus blakelyi is nutritionally superior for insect herbivores, with more nitrogen, and that it was subject to higher...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 1–13.
Published: 17 March 2014
... suggests a decline in range and population of the koala since its distribution is controlled by the presence of preferred food tree species (Reed et al. 1990). The nutrient-rich forested valley country, which became the cleared mral lands, would have contained the prime koala habitat since the koala...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
...-fire recovery (see Fig. 8), with substantial vegetation cover returning within ~10 weeks of severe fires that consumed all surface litter, foliage and fine branches (Keith et al. 2021). Rapid regrowth and seedling recruitment continued over the first year since fire. By comparison, peatland swamps...