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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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) 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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Broad-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides. Parks and Wildlife, Endangered Animals of New South Wales. Ed. C. Haegl. N.P.W.S. Sydney. Broad-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides. Parks and Wildlife, Endangered Animals of New South Wales KREFFT, G., 1869. The Snakes of Australia...
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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...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608541
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.2002.045
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
DOI: 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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 352–358.
Published: 01 January 2018
... for conservation: an AWC perspective Jennifer R. Anson The Australian Wildlife Conservancy, North Head Sanctuary, 33 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly 2095, Australia. Email: jennifer.anson@australianwildlife.org A BS TR A CT Australian mammals have been subject to a range of threats that have contributed to species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.028
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