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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Deb Lenson; Heidi Thomson; Mitchell Jarvis; Natalie Foster; Angie Radford; Lorraine Oliver; Damon L. Oliver; Joss Bentley ABSTRACT Flying-fox camps in urban areas are a contentious wildlife management issue. Since 2012, Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus have...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 652–655.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Damian R. Michael; Gaye Bourke; Dena Paris; Skye Wassens *Corresponding author. Email: dmichael@csu.edu.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 Elapidae environmental water floodplain wetlands Yanga National Park A range extension for the endangered Grey...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Anne Kerle ABSTRACT The interaction between Eastern Grey Kangaroos ( Macropus giganteus ) and humans in peri-urban locations is one that excites great passion between conflicting views. Are the kangaroos a problem pest or a diminishing icon? And where conflicts occur between kangaroos, threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 520–533.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jai M. Green-Barber; Julie M. Old ABSTRACT Many species have adapted their behaviour to survive in anthropogenically developed environments (hereafter referred to as developed). Eastern grey kangaroos Macropus giganteus are common in developed areas, however very few studies have evaluated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 599–602.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graeme Coulson; Ruth Coulson The eastern grey kangaroo, Macropus giganteus , and the western grey kangaroo, M. fuliginosus , occur over an extensive zone of sympatry, but there has been no record of hybridisation between these sibling species in the field. The two species can be reliably...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peggy Eby; Greg Richards; Linda Collins; Kerryn Parry-Jones The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus has an expansive range. However, the species actually occupies a relatively restricted and continuously changing habitat area, which is primarily defined by irregular patterns of nectar...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Linda Christesen; John Nelson The vocalisations emitted by adult and juvenile Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) within daytime camps and night nurseries were studied using audio and video data. The calls were differentiated via discriminant analysis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 330–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D.J. Shelly Data obtained from two surveys conducted in the winters of 1966 and 1987 show that, for the study area, centred on the town of Murrundi in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, non-sex.based commercial shooting of the Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus did not greatly alter...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 698–710.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Anja Divljan; Kerryn Parry-Jones; Peggy Eby For several years, animal welfare concerns have been raised over the practice of shooting Grey-headed Flying-foxes (GHFF) in commercial fruit orchards in Australia, and the role of government agencies in licensing the kill. In NSW the practice is poorly...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 534–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Marie-France Boissonneault The general lack of knowledge in mainstream Anglo-Australian society and popular Western media pertaining to the different shark species has led to the depletion of placid species such as the Grey Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus . This paper examines the depiction of sharks...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Grey-headed Flying-foxes can be difficult to capture and process in sufficient numbers for population studies, and here we describe a successful method to do both and evaluate its practicality. Over the year 2006/07 (24 nights) we captured and banded with ABBBS bands 466 flying-foxes from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Determining the population dynamics of the vulnerable Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus requires accurate methods of estimating the age of wild animals. Traditionally, wild juvenile P. poliocephalus have been aged by comparing their forearm measurements to those of known-aged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus , is listed as a threatened species in NSW, Victoria and nationally. The Grey-headed Flying-fox is a key species in maintaining forest ecosystems through the pollination of native trees and the dispersal of rainforest seeds. This threatened...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Five claims about Eastern Grey Kangaroos Macropus giganteus , or their management, are tested with evidence. Most of the evidence is drawn from three populations of M. giganteus located on reserved land in or near the ACT, which have the highest measured densities of any kangaroo populations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... From the time of European settlement of Australia, flying-foxes have been treated as vermin and their management has focused on attempts to control numbers in local areas by culling and disturbance. The listing of Grey-headed Flying-foxes as vulnerable under the NSW Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.029
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed in 2001 as a vulnerable species in NSW under the provisions of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. This paper outlines the legal implications which arise from listing a species as vulnerable in NSW. These include legal protection from harm...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The NSW government has seen fit to list the Grey Headed Flying-fox (GHFF) as Vulnerable. The listing will limit the ability of fruit growers to protect their crops from damage by this species. The GHFF has been protected by government on behalf of the community. In my submission...