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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 562–581.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Garry Daly ABSTRACT Fauna surveys were conducted near the coastal village of Vincentia on the south coast of New South Wales from 2000 to 2014 in response to a proposal to extend a golf course. The surveys consisted of trapping ground-dwelling mammals along six, 200 m long transects and targeted...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
... ground down so much of this country - the machinery of profit-making and of a contempt for all values of land except those of the market and of use? This succinct question captures the essence of both the Royal Zoological Society of NSW (RZS NSW) forum on the value of protected areas for fauna...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 118–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Garry Webb The effectiveness of various pitfall trap designs and pitfall/drift fence systems for sampling small ground-dwelling lizards and frogs in the forests of southeastern Australia was examined. Pitfall/drift fence systems employing long drift fences were more effective than short or no-fence...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Matthew Stanton; Jason Anderson State Forests of me southwestern slopes of New South Wales were surveyed for ground dwelling mammals utilizing hair baps (42 sites), small mammal traps (11 sites), nocturnal searches (253 sites), scat and animal sign observations, opportunistic observations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of bark-, log- and rock-dwellers. High shrub density in the 11–20 year old regrowth provides some explanation for lower numbers of skinks recorded. Shrub density may affect the availability of basking sites for reptiles at ground level and the accessibility and searching behaviour of observers. Ambient...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.084
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ground-dwelling ants, beetles and spiders were surveyed at 239 forest sites in north-east New South Wales. The level of dissimilarity in species composition between these sites is analysed in relation to inter-site differences in a number of remotely mapped environmental and vegetational...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The importance of trees as nesting and foraging sites was investigated for 12 species of small, native, ground-dwelling mammals in 13 forests in southeastern and southwestern Australia. At least half of all observed foraging occurred on tree surfaces or hollows, loose bark, logs or leaf litter...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... and shrub nesters, and birds with a clutch size of only one or two. Specific features of the major decreasers are an over-representation of non-passerines, birds restricted to a single vegetation type, ground foragers and ground nesters. The increasers include many wetland birds that have benefitted from...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 September 2021
...Rolf Schlagloth; Flavia Santamaria; Alistair Melzer; Marie R. Keatley; Wayne Houston ABSTRACT Koalas moving across open ground risk dog attacks and collisions with vehicles when crossings roads. Historical records from a resident survey, two regional wildlife carers and a state government...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
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 (2011) 35 (3): 560–568.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Paul Meek; Richard Hawksby; Athol Ardler; Matt Hudson; Kersten Tuckey Ground baiting was carried out in an operational pest control program between 1993 and 1995 aimed at eradicating Black rats Rattus rattus from Bowen Island in Jervis Bay. Rattus rattus was abundant across most of the Island...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
... the discrepancies in dingo densities across the DBF to study the ecological role of Australia’s largest terrestrial predator. We used drone imagery, ground based shrub and tree counts, and camera trap footage to test our hypothesis that there are alternate states in plant, bird and mammal assemblages on either side...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... is the appropriate taxonomic name for all ancient and modern dog breeds, their hybrids and wild-living derivatives. It is important to highlight that correct taxonomy is an important part of on-ground conservation and management of wildlife. However, the taxonomy used as a basis for management decisions needs...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... . Fourteen of the species recorded were highly variable in abundance from one survey to the next. The fauna of the Spinifex grasslands, and Mitchell and Chenopod grassland sites was compositionally very different, and the extent of ground cover or Triodia in the surrounding landscape predicted the abundance...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to the conservation detection dog that located 89 of 90 bilby scats (98.9%). The dog’s time to locate the first scat in a 25m × 25m site with a ground cover of leaves, sticks and grasses was 72.8 sec (± se 8.10, n = 60) and, when a second scat was present, the mean time to locate the second scat was 186.5 sec (± se...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Richard A. Fuller; Micha V. Jackson; Tatsuya Amano; Chi-Yeung Choi; Robert S. Clemens; Birgita D. Hansen; Da-Li Lin; Rochelle Steven; Bradley K. Woodworth ABSTRACT Monitoring migratory species can be extremely challenging. For example, millions of migratory shorebirds migrate from breeding grounds...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 100–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for the species are from areas with dense and complex ground cover and a high diversity of food-plant availability. The species is also thought to be at risk from exotic mammalian predators (feral cats Felis catus and red foxes Vulpes vulpes ), and to be negatively associated with habitat edges, although...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... from sea level to over 1000 m, and annual rainfall from 600-1800 mm, but are unified by a dense ground cover and waterlogging red or white sandy clays. Some potential threats to these rodent's populations are postulated including loss of ground cover and clearing of habitat in coastal regions. Despite...