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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... tracking technology small animal shorebird songbird water bird 2020 379 Theme edition: New Approaches to Zoology Australian Zoologist volume 40 (3) A large-scale automated radio telemetry network for monitoring movements of terrestrial wildlife in Australia Andrea S. Griffin1, Culum Brown2, Bradley...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leroy Gonsalves; Brad Law ABSTRACT The Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus is a threatened echolocating bat that uses a specialised ‘trawling' foraging strategy to hunt for aquatic prey. While the species is well known in freshwater habitats, in 2014 it was recorded for the first time roosting...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 39–42.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Murray Ellis Four large rodent species (Greater Stick-nest Rat Leporillus conditor , Long-tailed Hopping-mouse Notomys longicaudatus . Plains Rat Pseudomys australis and Long-haired Rat Rattus villosissimus ) have been identified among the subfossil remains collected at Mootwingee National Park...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 443–446.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Lawrence Conole Variations in Large Bentwing-bat Miniopterus schreibersii echolocation call frequency throughout its range in Australia were investigated for patterns. Statistically significant differences were identified between the three main populations. Bats from Byaduk Caves and Warrnambool...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 864–869.
Published: 20 October 2011
... energy use Oikos 67 56 68 Debus, S. J. S. 1995. Surveys of large forest owls in northern New South Wales; methodology, calling behaviour and owl responses. Corella 19: 38-50. Surveys of large forest owls in northern New South Wales; methodology, calling behaviour and owl responses Corella...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 564–569.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Michael Pennay A maternity roost of the Large-eared Pied Bat Chalinolobus dwyeri was found in a sandstone cave near Coonabarabran in central NSW approximately 200 km south west of Copeton where the only other known maternity roost of this species has been found. The roost was first discovered...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 78–84.
Published: 04 October 2011
...David Parker; Rick Webster; Chris Belcher; David Leslie A survey of large forest owls was conducted at 261 survey points within State forests of south-western New South Wales, and an additional 10 sites within the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area in May-June 2004. A combination of listening...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of microchiropterans exhibit adaptations for specialist trawling foraging behaviours. Approximately half of these species are relatively well represented in the literature. Amongst these, the Large-footed Myotis, Myotis macropus , exhibits typical trawling bat behaviour; spending the majority (~88%) of foraging time...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.027
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The spatial patterns of Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa and Barking Owl Ninox connivens records, obtained from large owl surveys in the Victorian Central Highlands and the Pilliga Scrub in New South Wales respectively, allow the suggestion to be made that these species select territories...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.090
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Large Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii has often been perceived as a native species thriving in our rapidly expanding urban landscape. We used a number of historical and current data sets to assess whether this perception is supported by direct evidence. Investigation of museum...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 59–74.
Published: 07 September 2012
... of the fauna of Queensland shires in the 1960 s and 70 s focussed on Queensland s fertile coastal belt, and the biological significance and variation of the broader rangelands was dismissed as largely uniform (Kirkpatrick and Lavery 1979). Landscapes of northern Australia are without boundaries...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... species disappear rapidly from bushland areas with only minor disturbance, and listings based on records over the past 50 years often underestimate historical faunal diversity. Only large bushland reserves appear to retain the majority of species. Only a small number of skink species are typically...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This paper assesses the effects of vegetation retention and garden planting on birds in the rapidly urbanising greater Brisbane region. Formerly forested areas that are cleared and urbanised show a large reduction in the number of small-bodied species, and a minor increase in the number...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The Northern Territory contains about 20% of Australia's eucalypt forests, and of the nation's forests and woodlands generally. Relative to forests and woodlands in other jurisdictions, clearing rates have been low and these forests remain largely continuous. This paper briefly reviews the main...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... This paper examines the threat to science from organized pseudoscience. It is easy to show that the general public's understanding of science is very poor. Therefore, determined people can advocate ‘alternatives’ to science which appear plausible to non-scientists. With skilful marketing, large...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.014
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Old-growth forests of south-east Australia are characterized by high numbers of large live trees, stags and large logs on the ground and in streams . These features dominate the forest structure and In large part determine composition (including flora and fauna) and function (energy flow...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and to provide a scientific basis for determining buffer widths around ephemeral streams in the Pilliga State forests of north-west New South Wales. Anabat detectors recorded bat activity over two consecutive nights in one season at each of three dry stream-bed sizes (small, medium and large), clustered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... on the distribution of species. A number of large marsupial herbivores occur at lower subalpine elevations, and a shift in their distribution to higher altitudes due to climate change will result in increased grazing of the vegetation of the alpine area. Common wombats Vombatus ursinus were chosen as a model...
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
...; limited observations were made of foraging on open ground or among shrubs or rocks. Most observations (86%) of above-ground foraging were in large, mature trees with complex branching systems. In forests dominated by ribbon gum Eucalyptus viminalis , the suitability of trees as foraging substrates...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.092
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Silver Gull population in the Greater Melbourne Area has expanded dramatically in response to the availability of abundant anthropogenic foods. The activities of large numbers of gulls lead to a range of conflicts with human interests. These conflicts and examples of their economic costs...