1-20 of 103 Search Results for

fruit bat

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 341–348.
Published: 14 October 2011
...M. Bennett; M. Forwood Fluorochrome labelling of bone formation was used to examine the effect of exercise (flight) on the wing skeleton of fruit bats, Pteropus poliocephalus , over a 194 day period. The bats in this study had been born and raised in captivity and it was hypothesised that the large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... eligibility for the loans are too limiting and should be altered. In addition, fruit growers find it difficult to get accurate, up to date information on netting. A netting hotline should be established to provide growers with information on net design, how to reduce the cost of netting their crops...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Australia has at least 70 bat species and these constitute one-quarter of Australia’s mammals. In the tropics this ratio increases to one-third, and in southeastern coastal forests it is up to 40%. Some rainforest tree species appear to be dependent upon flying foxes to disperse their fruits...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 71–78.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Priorities in ecological studies were considered to be habit selection and roost selection, followed by studies of movements and diets. Respondents agreed that there was a value of bat research to broader conservation issues: rainforest plant species benefit from seed dispersal by fruit bats; surveys of bats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Northern Territory has 36 species of bats including three fruit-bats. For each species we provide a distribution map as well as descriptions of their ecology that is relevant to their conservation and management. With one exception ( Hipposideros diadema inornatus ), all bat species have...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 66–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
... resources for migratory and nomadic nectivorous and frugivorous bids and fruit-bats, and insectivorous bids. This function together with the 41 endangered and other significant vertebrate species present, and the area's biogeographical significance, make coastal Byron Shire of regional, state and national...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... DNA species identification 2020 515 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (4) Introduction Family Pteropodidae (Old World fruit bats, flying-foxes) inhabit the Old World tropics and subtropics, ranging from Africa to East Asia and Australia, including many islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is presented. Flying-fox Pteropus Northern Territory bat conflict with wildlife Andersen, K., 1912. Catalogue of the Chorister in the collection of the British Museum. Johnson Reprints, London. Barring, J. and Kiregyera, B., 1982. Estimation of the fruit bat population...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Tomori, O. and Rupprecht, C. E., 1990. Detection of rabies virus antibodies in fruit bats (Eidalon helvum) from Nigeria. J. Wildl. Diseases 26(2): 258. Detection of rabies virus antibodies in fruit bats (Eidalon helvum) from Nigeria J. Wildl. Diseases 26 258 Allworth, A., Murray, K., Morgan...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 437–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Allgaier, A. L., Seyjagat, J. and Caligiuri, R., 1994. Allomaternal care: helper-assisted birth in the Rodrigues fruit bat Pteropus rodricensis (Chiroptera: Ptempodidae). J. Zool. Lond. 232: 691-700. Allomaternal care: helper-assisted birth in the Rodrigues fruit bat Pteropus rodricensis (Chiroptera...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 1–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... bats (Pteropus poliocephalus). J. Wildl. Dis. 19: 294-96. Lead poisoning in Grey-headed fruit bats (Pteropus poliocephalus) J. Wildl. Dis. 19 294 96 TIDEMANN, C. R. AND FLAVEL, S. C., 1987. Factors affecting choice of diurnal roost site by tree-hole bats (Microchiroptera) in south-eastern...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... J. Agricul. Anim. Sci. 31 383 90 Leu, A., 1993. Birds and bats in orchards: strategies to minimise damage to fruit crops and wildlife. Report to Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage: Brisbane. Leu. A., 1994. Winced vertebrate pests in orchards: a background document. Report...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 44–46.
Published: 01 June 1990
... for this species is just outside the boundary of the area listed as World Heritage, so there is no security for its habitat. The Mutualism Between Fruit Bats and Rainforest Until a few years ago our understanding of the role of fruit bats in Australian ecosystems was very limited, since the small amount...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Abundance of Animals 31 54 Baker, J.R. and Baker, Z., 1936. The seasons in a tropical rain forest (New Hebrides). Pt. 3. Fruit Bats (Pteropodidae). Journal of the Linnean. Society (Zoology). 40: 123-142. The seasons in a tropical rain forest (New Hebrides). Pt. 3. Fruit Bats (Pteropodidae...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 175–180.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australian Pteropadidae (Megachiroptera). Anim. Behav. 13: 544-57. Behaviour of Australian Pteropadidae (Megachiroptera) Anim. Behav. 13 544 57 Ratcliffe, F. N., 1931. The flying-fox (Pteropus) in Australia. C.S.I.R. Bull. No. 53. Ratcliffe, F. N., 1932. Notes on the Fruit Bats (Pteropus spp...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
... For. Ecol. Manage. 85 311 33 Queensland Regional Forest Assessment Steering Committee, 1997. Forest ecosystem mapping and analysis. Queensland Department of Environment: Brisbane. Ratcliffe, F. N., 1932. Notes on the fruit bats (Pteropus spp.) of Australia. J. Anim. Ecol. 1: 32-57. Notes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and subject to change without notice. Indeed, without such continuing critical review, science would not progress. 2. The animals. Flying-foxes (genus Pteropus) are large blossom/fruit-feeding bats found only in southeast Asia, India, Australia, the Indian and west Pacific Oceans. They are long lived...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 69–75.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Bats of Australia. University of New South Wales Press: Sydney. Flying Foxes: Fruit and Blossom Bats of Australia Kornerup, A. and Wanscher, J.H., 1978.Methuen handbook of colour, 3rd edition. Eyre Methuen : London. Methuen handbook of colour Krutsch, P.H., 1962. Additional data...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Wednesday 26 February, 1986 Two speakers on Bats Dr Dedee Woodside, Curator of Mammals, Taronga Zoo talks about FRUIT BATS. She will discuss the biology of this largest member of the bat family, and, A speaker from 'Make Friends with a Bat' will talk on some aspects of the Gordon (New South Wales) bat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 41.
Published: 01 June 1990
... to respond to complaints about the depredations of fruit-bats (flying foxes) on orchards with support of control programmes and their unwillingness to protect important bat colonies where this may interfere with mining (e.g., Mt Etna in Queens- land) reflects both an insensitivity to and ignorance of June...