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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... We examined patterns in the abundance and species richness of arthropods in Australian rangelands, and explored the potential for using different biotic groups (plants, vertebrates and arthropods) as indicators of grazing impact. The most diverse and abundant arthropods in pitfall-traps were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper summarises the key findings of a study that investigated the feasibility of developing a practical, sensitive and cost-effective approach to the implementation of Montreal Process Indicator 1.2c for monitoring populations of representative species for forest management. Representative...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
... for all NSW bird species (23%). Woodland birds represented 41% of the declining bird species in NSW, 43% of the increasing species and 38% of species showing no change between the two atlases. Based on IUCN criteria, the current study indicates that 56 bird species may qualify as threatened in NSW...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... by killing of one native species to benefit another: my purpose is instead to provide an indication of the type of situations where the detrimental impacts of one native species on another may merit attention. The examples listed in Table 1 fall into several broad themes. The most characteristic...
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 (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
... Stephens. Buffalo Stenotaphrum secundatum and C. dactylon were the main grass species found in observed sites at Port Stephens. Geographical Information Systems model The spatial model indicated that bush stone-curlews in Gosford tend to cluster predominantly around urbanised areas (Figure 1...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ross Goldingay The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea was considered a common frog in New South Wales about 20-30 years ago but it has suffered a major contraction in geographic range and a decline in abundance, indicating it is vulnerable to extinction. It is presently listed as Threatened...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.055
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Amateur and professional Australian butterfly specialists were asked in a postal questionnaire for their opinions on the consequences of listing the species that were protected in each state. Fifty-seven replies were received from 169 questionnaires sent. The results indicate that problems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and the decrease was less than in logged forest. Buffers were important for Golden Whistlers in providing both foraging and nesting sites. Whistlers also moved the location of their territories to include buffers, indicating that they are critical for this species in production forests. Given their importance...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... is sketchy, conservation of forest invertebrates depends on maintaining overall forest integrity. Establishing biotic integrity indices that reflect essential ecosystem functioning, such as soil detritivore activity, may provide a useful tool for monitoring forest health. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.029
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... collection is seen as a more accurate indicator of species accumulation than year of description. Changing collecting methods and number of new sites sampled have a marked effect on the number of additional species accumulated. About half of all species can be considered rare , being known from 1–3...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.032
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
..., the two largest species of gliding possums, the Greater Glider and the Yellow-bellied Glider, and their two major predators, the Powerful Owl and the Sooty Owl, meet the criteria for target species requiring management emphasis. These species may indicate the likely effects on animal communities...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from key conflict areas but also coincided with flying-fox numbers reducing as local blossom diminished. Ongoing community engagement played an important role in building community resilience to live with this threatened species, which is vital considering that Batemans Bay will likely continue...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 139–156.
Published: 05 June 2014
..., the results of this study and of Reynolds (1983) indicate that upstream movements occur in the lower Murray River at times, but an overall downstream movement occurs in the Murrumbidgee River at Narrandera, similar to what was found in M. ambigua. However the recapture rate for this species was poor being...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
... many woodland animal during the 2013 survey period indicating a decline in populations during the period 2001 to 2010, with declines pasture availability due to the lower rainfall (Figs 1 and of bird species in south-west Western Australia (Recher 2). Productivity within the remnant native vegetation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Sydney. Water levels in Thirlmere Lakes have fluctuated over time, but there has been a recent decline that is of significant concern. In this study, we examined over one year the species composition and richness of zooplankton (Rotifera, Cladocera and Copepoda) and abiotic conditions in Lakes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 5–9.
Published: 17 March 2014
... this view - only phase 4 was observed indicating that in this species there is only limited growth of new fur. The late summer/autumn seasonal moult of Antechinus spp. differs from the maturational moult of P. novaehollandiae in that the marsupials experience a moult in the anterior of the body...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 223–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... each group may be larger than indicated in Table 3. However, observations suggested that the majority (~ 80%) of each group was banded for all species except St. malachurus. Individuals of this species in particular were able to slip very easily through the larger nets (3.8 cm) and had a very low catch...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that human activity in this state has caused significant losses in biodiversity . In relation to endangered species, the report is forthright in stating that the number of extinct species is the most publicised indicator of biodiversity loss However, these figures portray only a limited aspect...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 85–95.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within each species. In both species, the size of the melanophores increases under strong light to produce continuous dark patches. Rhythmic contractions of the pericardial cavity indicate the onset of circula- tion of plasma through th: heart and yolk sac vessels. Red blood cells appear in the plasma...