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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The most northern Australian haul-out site for the fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus is at Steamers Head, New South Wales (NSW). This study represents the first quantitative status report on the composition and abundance of seals at the Steamers Head haul-out and can be used...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The black rat is among the world's worst vertebrate pests. Yet very little is known of its impacts or potential impacts on biodiversity in Australian ecosystems. In this paper we examine the impacts of black rats on biodiversity values at North Head, Sydney where a wildlife sanctuary is planned...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.011
EISBN: 0959995145
... In June 1985 approximately 62 False Killer Whales stranded at Crowdy Head, New South Wales, at least 33 of which were refloated in a three-day rescue operation. The successful operation involved overland transport of the whales and use of a still-water holding area. The cohesion...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 752–769.
Published: 02 March 2022
...Matthew Mo; Lorraine Oliver; Kylie Coutts-McClelland; Nathaly Jones; Joshua Gregory ABSTRACT The management of a Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus camp in Berry, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils and state environment agencies trying to address...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 168–179.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Newell; Ross Goldingay Conservation reserves are commonly relied on as a primary means of conserving threatened species. We conducted surveys for the endangered Broad-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides across 236 sites in 10 conservation reserves of the Sydney region, to assess...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the conservation status of this species, suggest strategies to maintain viable populations, and report consistent success in breeding this species in captivity. Conservation and Reproduction of an Endangered Species: the Broad-Headed Snake, Hoplocephalus bungaroides (Elapidae) Richard Shine' and Mark Fitzgerald2...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 283–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Mark Fitzgerald; Lazell Brian; Richard Shine The Pale-headed Snake, Hoplocephalus bitorquatus (Jan 1859), is a slender-bodied, arboreal, venomous snake that is widely, but patchily, distributed through coastal and inland eastern Australia. We summarise existing knowledge on the conservation status...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 1–21.
Published: 04 October 2011
...L. Llewellyn Flat-headed Gudgeon Philypnodon grandiceps were bred in ponds and aquaria at the Narrandera Fisheries Centre at temperatures from 18.0 to 28.0°C. Breeding in inland rivers probably occurs between October and April. An abundant food supply was essential for initiating spawning...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 534–560.
Published: 24 June 2022
...Isabella Howard; Jenna C. H. Ridley; Wade Blanchard; Kita R. Ashman; David B. Lindenmayer; Megan L. Head; Kara N. Youngentob ABSTRACT Nest boxes are often deployed in an attempt to offset the loss of natural tree hollows following landscape disturbance (e.g., land clearing, logging and wildfire...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.016
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. Sean Doody; Peter West; Jessica Stapley; Michael Welsh; Anton Tucker; Enzo Guarino; Matthew Pauza; Nina Bishop; Megan Head; Stuart Dennis; Geoff West; Ashe Pepper; Amanda Jones We use the Eastern Gas Pipeline (EGP) in southeastern Australia as a case study to examine the value of documenting...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus is a large (to 1000 g) bat, endemic to coastal, south-eastern Australia (Queensland, NSW, Victoria). Sustainable management of P. poliocephalus , recently listed at State and Federal level as Vulnerable, must ensure its conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... Humane Society International (HSI) is the largest animal protection organisation in the world. One of its campaign focuses in Australia is the Grey-headed Flying-fox. Of concern to HSI are high rates of habitat reduction for the species, and the killing that occurs where they come into conflict...