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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
...A.S. Kutt; E.P. Vanderduys ABSTRACT Habitat and landscape gradients can provide insight on how vegetation pattern influence the composition and species turnover in birds. Gradients on mountainsides are particularly suitable as the vegetation can be distinctly stratified. On the western fall...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... of boulder sizes and reasonable vegetation cover were generally preferred. Changes in habitat characteristics across the elevational gradient partly explained the difficulty in modelling habitat preference. Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus Kosciuszko Bogong Moth habitat assessment...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 510–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
...A.W. White; G.H. Pyke Long-term refugia or “over-winter” habitats are often overlooked in habitat restoration for the endangered Green and Golden Bell frog Litoria aurea . Studies identifying the occupation of this habitat or materials suitable to re-create it are lacking. Vegetation mounds were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The patterns of landuse in the region contributed to interactions between elevation, forest type and management history (logging, fire and grazing) which restricted inferences about the habitat requirements of animals. Forest types occurring at either end of the elevational (wet-dry) gradient (Alpine Ash...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... by an increase in associated human-wildlife conflicts. In order to provide essential ecological information of the species in this region, a series of studies have been undertaken. The present study attempts to determine the distribution of the Australian White Ibis with respect to six major habitat categories...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 257–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... douglasi Australian Zoologist 20 327 345 Fensham R. J., Fairfax R. J., Kemp J. E., Purdie R. W., McDonald W. J. F., Minchin P. R. and Neldner V. J. 2000. Broadscale environmental relations of floristic gradients in the Mitchell grasslands of Queensland. Australian Journal of Botany 48: 27-38...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
... altitude gradient in north- eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 59: 86-91. Kutt, A.S., and Fisher, A. 2011. Increased grazing and dominance of an exotic pasture (Bothriochloa pertusa) affects vertebrate fauna species composition, abundance and habitat in savanna woodland. The Rangeland Journal...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... seasons and in response to fluctuating rabbit abundance. Yet the influence of landscape structure on the spatial dietary patterns of foxes has been largely ignored. One study examined the influence of different habitat patches on the diet of red foxes on a grazing property (Palmer 1995); however, the diet...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 129–133.
Published: 12 September 2014
... of a vertebrate monitoring program Australian Zoologist 36 373 380 Ribeiro, M.A., Gardner, T.A., and Avila-Pires, T.C.S. 2008. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Herpetofaunal Sampling Techniques across a Gradient of Habitat Change in a Tropical Forest Landscape. Journal of Herpetology 42: 733-749...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
... in stream biota along a gradient of logging disturbance, 15 years after logging at Ben Nevis, Tasmania. Forest Ecology and Management 219: 132-48. Davies P. E., McIntosh P. D., Wapstra M., Bunce S. E. H., Cook L. S. J., French B. and Munks S. A. 2005b. Changes to headwater stream morphology, habitats...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
...., Gardner, T.A., and Avila-Pires, T.C.S. 2008. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Herpetofaunal Sampling Techniques across a Gradient of Habitat Change in a Tropical Forest Landscape. Journal of Herpetology 42: 733-749. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Herpetofaunal Sampling Techniques across a Gradient...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
.... Newberry B. and Jones D.N. 2007. Presence of Asian house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus across an urban gradient in Brisbane: influence of habitat and potential for impact on native gecko species. Pp. 59-65 in Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance, edited by D. Lunney, P. Eby, P. Hutchings and S. Burgin...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2018
... contain convincing details and occur in plausible locations or habitats. Observers are typically well-meaning and conscientious individuals, and sometimes are experienced, well-trained biologists. McKelvey et al. (2008) propose a gradient of evidentiary standards for occurrence records that increase...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 302–310.
Published: 07 October 2014
...Geoffrey Smith; Roderick Fensham; Daniel Ferguson; Luke Hogan; Michael Mathieson Fauna assemblages were assessed within four primary vegetation types and three edge types between grassland and wooded habitats within the Bunya Mountains of eastern Australia. Wet rainforests differed in their species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 48–56.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 13 327 34 Duellman, W. E. and Trueb, L., 1986. Biology of Amphibians. McGraw Hill Book Co.: New York. Biology of Amphibians Dunson, W. A., Wyman, R. L. and Corbette, E. S., 1992. A symposium on amphibian declines and habitat acidification. J. Herpetol. 26: 349-52. A symposium...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... been aggregated into vegetation formations defined by Keith (2004). Further refinement of the BHT definition was based on broad topographic variation which also reflected an east-west gradient, and substrate. A broad habitat type map was constructed (Figure 3). The fourteen BHTs defined from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 207–213.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Pleistocene effects on vertebrate phylogeography Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences 265 1707 1712 Bowyer, J.C., Newell, G.R., and Eldridge, M.D.B. 2002. Genetic effects of habitat contraction on Lumholtz's treekangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) in the Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 194–206.
Published: 01 January 2018
...V.J. Cole; P.A. Hutchings; P.M. Ross ABSTRACT Loss of habitat is considered to be one of the major threats to biodiversity. This is of concern because habitats created by bioengineering species support and enhance local biodiversity. The present study investigated the abundance and distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 458–473.
Published: 17 March 2014
... proportion of a river system. Although they provide more marginal habitat for the platypus than larger river reaches, their disturbance may be an important land management issue in the conservation of this species, particularly in river catchments where the species is impacted by other environmental changes...