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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 54–57.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Denis A. Saunders; Peter R. Mawson; Rick Dawson * Corresponding author: denis.saunders@csiro.au Predation by Southwestern Carpet Python Morelia spilota imbricata of Carnaby s Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris in a breeding hollow Denis A. Saunders1*, Peter R. Mawson2, and Rick Dawson3...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
...Dana Vickers; John Hunter; Wendy Hawes Tree hollows are a major feature within Australian habitats and an important functional resource for many species in terms of shelter, reproduction, and thermoregulation. Water-filled tree hollows, or phytotelmata, also function as a valuable resource...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 462–476.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Robert Taylor; John Woinarski; Ray Chatto Information on forest use and dependence on tree hollows was collated for vertebrates in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The proportion of the total fauna that used hollows was 40% for mammals, 18% for birds, 20% for reptiles and 13% for frogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 329.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rainforests. Aust. Plants 9: 349-63. A general classification of Australian rainforests Aust. Plants 9 349 63 The Little Bent-wing Bat Minioptems australis roosting in a tree hollow Martin Schulzl 'Faculty of Resource Science and Management, Southern Cross University, P.O. Box 157, Lismore, New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Four issues influencing the management of hollow-dependent bats are examined for the Pilliga forests of inland NSW. These are: 1) the longevity of eucalypts and implications for the strategies for retaining hollow trees; 2) the condition of the forests and woodlands of the Pilliga at the time...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Sarah Munks; Mark Wapstra; Ross Corkrey; Helen Otley; Georgia Miller; Bernard Walker The relationship between environmental variables and the occurrence of potential hollows and hollow-bearing trees in three dry forest types (dry Eucalyptus delegatensis forest, E. pulchella - E. globulus - E...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.011
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Little attention has been given to nature conservation in the Box-lronbark forests of the inland slopes of southeastern Australia. Past and current forestry practices have led to the widespread removal of mature trees and associated tree hollows. Birds and mammals were surveyed at two sites...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper examines the management of hollows in trees in the jarrah forest. In the first part of this paper we present a framework for development of strategies for the retention of hollow-bearing trees at the stand scale, and the information available for application of this process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Bats in suburban areas face a number of challenges adapting to what is a highly altered landscape. This is particularly true for species that prefer tree hollows for day roosts because the large, old trees that have developed suitable hollows are often removed from suburban areas. In suburban...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
... techniques for identifying banded individuals; proved identification of individuals based on contact calls, and suggested using individual vocal recognition as a method of non-invasive monitoring of endangered bird species; demonstrated the loss of large hollow-bearing trees was greater than replacements...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Nest boxes are used world-wide to provide substitute nest sites for a range of hollow-dependent fauna. Most nest box studies are carried out in forested environments to determine whether nest boxes might be a substitute for the loss of hollows. Although nest boxes are popular in urban backyards...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... severity. Such enhanced protection should include an expanded network of buffers around drainage lines and waterways as these are where fire severity is likely to be lowest and also where old growth elements like large old hollow-bearing trees are more abundant. In addition, all existing living and dead...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest wildlife management in Australian eucalypt forests emphasizes the retention of tree hollows for fauna requiring hollows for nesting or denning. This overlooks the requirements of birds in eucalypt forests for a variety of resources for nesting and foraging other than tree hollows. Some...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Cockatoo Cacatua leadbeateri occurs in small numbers on the property, while the Galah C. roseicapilla and Western Corella C. pastinator occur in large numbers, and compete with Carnaby's Cockatoo and Major Mitchell's Cockatoo for nest hollows. The owners have been culling Galah and Western Corella since...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David B. Lindenmayer; Lachlan McBurney; David Blair; Sam Banks ABSTRACT Many species of arboreal marsupials move regularly between den sites in hollow-bearing trees. We show, based on short-term radio-tracking data, that the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum ( Gymnobelideus leadbeateri...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The management and conservation of birds in eucalypt forests managed for timber production has emphasized the retention of trees with hollows (habitat trees) and the reservation of old-growth forest in reserves and corridors for species requiring mature forest or hollows for nesting. Although...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., but sufficient radiotelemetry-based data were gathered to reveal a high level (31%) of foraging activity in logged areas, although negligible (1%) nesting in trees in logged areas. The most parsimonious explanation for the latter was that logging removed most hollow-bearing trees. Data concurrently collected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Censuses were taken of three common species of small mammals at forest sites in four regions in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. Numbers of Agile Antechinus Antechinus agilis were best predicted by indices of abundance of tree hollows and invertebrate food resources...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
...Anna McConville; Bradley Law The protection of day roosts is critical to the conservation of threatened insectivorous bat species. However, little is known about the roosting ecology of many species and this is particularly the case for Australian hollow-roosting species, such as East-coast Free...
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...