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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.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
.... Instead, passerine species richness declined with increasing Distance to Bushland and with increasing Housing Density, but increased proportionately with the Size of, Nearest Bushland > 5ha. Together, these predictors explained approximately half the variability in bird species richness (adjusted R 2...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of koalas in southern NSW are declining in association with increased habitat damage, increased temperatures, reduced rainfall and housing development. Evidence that koalas have special qualities for survival at low-density emerged from our unpublished study of a translocation trial (2006-2013...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 378–382.
Published: 14 October 2011
...William Buttemer; Claus Bech; Mark Chappell We measured basal (BMR) and peak metabolic rates (PMR) in juvenile and adult House Sparrows. Juvenile birds had significantly higher BMR, but lower PMR than adult birds, despite having statistically indistinguishable body masses. We then evaluated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In Australia, the introduced house mouse, Mus domesticus , causes obvious and severe agricultural damage, particularly during mouse plagues where population densities may exceed 1,000 mice/ha. The aim of any pest control is to reduce the damage caused by the pest, not to reduce pest numbers...
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
..., the species has only recently become widespread in the Brisbane region. We investigated the density and distribution of this and two native house-dwelling geckos in urban, suburban and bushland environments within Brisbane. The spatially clumped insect resources associated with external light sources were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... effective as predators in the presence of abundant house mice populations and at sites where vegetation refuges are reduced by fire, and both may reach highest densities around farms and settlements. The pattern of loss to 1907 can be explained by the spread of feral cats only if their impact on native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... case studies that illustrate how these interactions develop between pests and native animals. In the first case study, house mice ( Mus domesticus ) introduced to Boullanger Island in Western Australia have direct effects on a small dasyurid marsupial ( Sminthopsis griseoventer boullangerensis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to the perceived risk it poses to endemic land birds and breeding seabirds. However, its main diet there comprises Rattus rattus and House Mice Mus musculus and because it is proposed to eradicate these rodents from the island in 2019, the owls are also scheduled for removal then due to the likelihood...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 562–581.
Published: 01 September 2017
... about 1.9 ha (MacGregor et al. 2013). Hence animals trapped in the study would have foraged over most of the site. House Mouse The number of House Mice varied significantly over the survey with a peak in 2005 and then a decline with none trapped in the last two years. The distribution and density...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 398–404.
Published: 17 March 2014
... short-term security. One of these breeding sites (Coomaditchy Lagoon) contained high densities of the Mosquito Fish Gambusia affinis , however, tadpole survival and adult recruitment at this site appeared high. In January 1996, more than 400 metaporphlings were observed. Ten months later...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811. 5 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, PO Box 64, Bellbowrie QLD 4070. 6 School of Environmental and Applied Sciences, Griffith University Gold Coast, PMB 50, Gold Coast Mail Centre, QLD 9726. 7 Geographical, Winchester House, 259...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Glen; C. Dickman This paper explores the question of why the endangered Spotted-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus remains abundant in parts of north-eastern New South Wales, while populations in many other areas have declined or disappeared. Based on a two-year field study of a high-density...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... chicken flocks raised in the conventional housing system consist of between 20,000 and 50,000 animals housed in 100 m by 12 m sheds (Robinson and Hulme 2004), which equates to approximately 42 birds per square metre at the maximum stocking density. Approximately 90% of meat chickens are raised...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 57–64.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Live-trapping techniques were used for amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals, and birds were identified along line transects. Habitat attributes measured were the height and density of ground cover, and the depth and density of soil cracks. Total species identified included 1 amphibian, 12 reptiles...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the proximity of others. During the spring mating season (August–September) of 2017, a large male Carpet Python took up residence with a reproductive female on the roof of a house in northeastern New South Wales for at least six weeks, and was observed in intense battles with two rival males that arrived...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , but these assumptions are rarely tested. In this study, we tested whether Black Rats in the inner western suburbs of Sydney were shelter limited by placing piles of disused railway sleepers within small (<1 ha) areas of regenerating bushland surrounded by houses and railway lines. The piles of railway sleepers were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 143–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... dentata . Again, tadpole number was significantly lower in aquaria housing G. holbrooki than in those without these fish, and pondweed influenced L. dentata's survival only on the final 72-hour census. Field experiments were conducted by placing 30 L. aurea tadpoles in 1.5 x 0.6 x 0.6 m screened cages...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
... canopies of pistillate individuals of three rainforest tree species in tropical Australia Aust. J. Ecol. 14 77 94 House, S. M., 1992. Population density and fruit set in three dioecious tree species in Australian tropical rainforest. J. Ecol. 80: 57-69. Population density and fruit set...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... issue (Smith and Smith 1985; Jones 1985). Since 1986, the latest date shown in Figure 3, there has been some further clearing in the Therry StreetlWanawong Road area south of Careel Bay. There has also been a steady increase in the density of houses on the Peninsula during the 1980's as vacant blocks...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 204–215.
Published: 14 October 2011
... in the introduced house mouse), and small megabats (blossom-bats). During daily torpor, T b is reduced from ~35°C during the active or normothermic phase to ~I0-25°C during torpor, and the torpor MR (TMR) is ~30% of the basal metabolic rate (BMR). Daily torpor is often, but not exclusively, used during the rest...