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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
...David Milledge; Hank Bower; Nicholas Carlile ABSTRACT The Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae was introduced to Lord Howe Island in the 1920s to control an irruption of the Black Rat Rattus rattus . The owl is a threatened species in New South Wales but is regarded as a pest on the island due...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...Linda Behrendorff ABSTRACT Canids across the world are involved in negative interactions between humans and their interests, with numerous examples of conflict management. K’gari (Fraser Island) and its dingo population are well known for the human-dingo conflict in the tourism and residential...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 September 2020
... dingoes were released on to an island as vertebrate biocontrol tools intended to eradicate feral goats and restore native vegetation being threatened by the goats. The experiment was successful, and the dingoes reduced the goat population to one or perhaps two male goats within ~2 years. This predator...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Peter Green Two endemic rat species, Rattus macleari and R. nativitatis , went extinct on Christmas Island more than a century ago, contributing to an unenviable record of mammal extinctions in Australia. This paper provides the historical context for the extinctions, and shows they were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 476–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: causes and implications. Pp 103-125 in Invasive Species and Biodiversity Management, edited by O.T.Sandlund, P.J.Schei and Å. Viken. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht. Netherlands. Invasive Species and Biodiversity Management 103 125 Fullagar, P. J. and Heyligers, P. C. 1998. Montagu Island...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 474–475.
Published: 17 March 2014
...T.E. Heinsohn Bufo marinus Solomon Islands San Cristobal Island Makira Island invasive species biological invasions Brongersma, L.D. 1958.The Animal World of Netherlands New Guinea. J.B. Wolters, Groningen. The Animal World of Netherlands New Guinea Brown, W.C...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 218–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
...W. S. Osborne; N. A. McElhinney An extensive survey was conducted on Bowen Island, Jervis Bay National Park, to locate and describe the breeding sites of Litoria aurea . Five small potentially suitable wetlands were located from aerial photographs and systematic foot-based traverses of the island...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 6–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
...P. Myroniuk A mammal trapping programme was conducted on Hinchinbrook Island between 13 December, 1985, and 11 January, 1986, for the Australian New Zealand Scientific Exploration Society (ANZSES). A total of 59 individual mammals were trapped, representing 10 species. Incidental sightings brought...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 419–425.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Murphy A survey of the mammal fauna in the coastal forests and adjacent farmland in the Seven Mile Beach/Comerong Island area, near Nowra on the New South Wales south coast, recorded 22 native and 7 introduced species. lnsectivorous bats (10 species) comprised 45Y. of the native species...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Nicholas Carlile; David Priddel Australia's most widespread palm, the Cabbage Tree Palm Livistona australis (R. Br.) Mart. has only a few offshore populations, but one of considerable significance is on Cabbage Tree Island on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. This island is also the principal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 550–554.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Alistair Melzer; William Ellis; Greg Gordon; Gail Tucker; Robyn Kindness; Frank Carrick Tooth wear patterns among P. cinereus on St Bees Island in the humid Central Queensland Coast bio geographic region differ significantly from those observed in the sub-humid Brigalow Belt bio geographic region...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 560–568.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Paul Meek; Richard Hawksby; Athol Ardler; Matt Hudson; Kersten Tuckey Ground baiting was carried out in an operational pest control program between 1993 and 1995 aimed at eradicating Black rats Rattus rattus from Bowen Island in Jervis Bay. Rattus rattus was abundant across most of the Island...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 870–875.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Melzer; C. Baudry; M. Kadiri; W. Ellis Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus on St Bees Island displayed two significantly different patterns of tree species utilisation. Utilisation by day was complex with 36.5% in Eucalyptus tereticornis , Forest red gum, and 63.5% in a suite of non-eucalypt species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Peter Shaughnessy; Terry Dennis; Dave Dowie; Jane McKenzie; Rebecca McIntosh The status of the Australian sea lion Neophoca cinerea at eight sites on Kangaroo Island was assessed using criteria adopted by the National Seal Strategy Group based on numbers of pups counted between 1985 and 2005. Each...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... No evidence for the continued existence of bats was determined during two surveys of Norfolk Island. A pilot survey for bats was undertaken on Norfolk Island in 1986 using harp trap and mist net capture techniques. A subsequent survey in 2003 was undertaken using echolocation call detection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and managers to publicise some of the pressing conservation issues facing bats. No story exemplifies these more than the recent extinction of the Christmas Island Pipistrelle Pipistrellus murrayi . In his reflective book on forest pattern and ecological process, ecologist David Lindenmayer emphasised...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... During this study, the public debate about the most appropriate way to manage an overabundant population of introduced but highly charismatic animals on Kangaroo Island (South Australia) was examined. In the 1920s, 18 koalas were introduced to the island in response to concerns about...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.014
EISBN: 0959995145
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Richard Shine; Terri Shine; Claire Goiran ABSTRACT Common in Vanuatu, the Dwarf Sea Krait Laticauda frontalis also is known from five old records (in the 1880s and 1890s) from the Loyalty Islands, between Vanuatu and the main island of New Caledonia. Those records have been interpreted by some...