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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... by Shortridge for overall decline are potentially interlinked: feral cats or house mice may spread disease, feral cats may be more 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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
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
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...
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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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Journal Articles
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 (2014) 24 (1): 65–72.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and home range Aust. Wildl. Res. 12 25 37 SOFTWARE HOUSE, 1983. The SYSTEM 1022 user's reference manual. Version 11 6a. Software House, Cambridge, Mass. WOODALL, P. F., 1983. Distribution and population dynamics of dingoes (Canis familiaris) and feral pigs (Sus scrota) in Queensland, 1945-75...
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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 (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and New Zealand. Pearson Education Australia, Sydney. Biology of Australia and New Zealand Baden, D. 1986. Diet of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.) in two pine forests and a kauri forest. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 9: 137-141. Diet of the house mouse (Mus musculus L.) in two pine forests...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Nevertheless, several features of Koala ecology must be considered. Firstly, their sustainable density for any habitat is unknown. The fact that they were not discovered by European colonists during the first 10 years of settlement indicates that the original population density was very low near Sydney...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... 2.5 m from the ground. The mean density of P. platurus had a negative relationship with available rock surface area. Geckos retaining original tails dominated the sample size, which is in contrast to previous work on museum specimens. Diurnal surveying was trialled, during which some P. platurus were...
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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 (2022) 42 (4): 985–1013.
Published: 11 November 2022
... detected electronically. The highest capture rate was in Jerrawangala National Park where 38 animals consisting of five species were trapped in one trap on a single night. The highest species richness and density was found in tall open forests, especially those along the Illawarra escarpment. Analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 177–212.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species which have been studied have adaptations for outcrossing (Bawa 1982; Sands and House 1990; Augspurger 1980) although the rate of outcrossing in popula- tions and fecundity levels in individuals may be dependent upon the density of trees in flower (House 1992, 1993; Murawski and Hamrick 1992...
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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 (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of Eastern Grey Kangaroos on Rotamah Island in Victoria (Coulson and Raines 1985), Government House in Canberra (Herbert et al. 2010) and the Belconnen naval base in the ACT (Fletcher 2007). A walked variable width strip transect using direct observation from which a density could be calculated was deemed...