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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...
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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...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on the island was estimated at between 20 and 30 pairs, almost ten times the density that the species occurs at in its natural range. Roost sites were mainly in the dense crowns of canopy trees and in hollows and crevices of large trees. Analysis of regurgitated pellets and pellet remains showed that owl diets...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 39–42.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Mootwingee. Complete skulls of this little-known large hopping-mouse were recovered from intact owl pellets from within the park. . This species was little_known in life except that it was a minor pest in Western Australia (Watts and Aslin 1981), but has been found in other deposits in the arid zone (Smith...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 283–289.
Published: 17 March 2014
... – Castlereagh Region. Conservation Assessment and Planning Unit, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Western Directorate, Dubbo. Reconstructed distribution and extent of native vegetation within the Lower Macquarie – Castlereagh Region Milledge, D., 2004. Large owl territories as a planning tool...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Chris N. Thomson ABSTRACT Long-term monitoring of the Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae in a semi-urban landscape before, during and after large-scale habitat removal identified a positive response in breeding activity in the short-term and a change in prey selectivity. Over the longer term, the loss...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... monitoring. Effects of spatial scale and pattern have been studied in ash forests but more work of this sort is needed in mixed eucalypt forests and box-ironbark forests. Large owls have been used as umbrella species to select areas for special protection based on extensive field surveys, modelling and field...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Matthew Mo; David R. Waterhouse; Peter Hayler; Antonia Hayler Mobbing is an anti-predator strategy in which prey animals, notably birds and mammals, aggravate a potential predator to either distract or drive them from the vicinity. The Powerful Owl Ninox strenua is a large forest owl endemic...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 October 2020
... was recorded in one of four categories, owl s diet in an unusual geographical location, and in 1) scattered bones; large accumulation of broken-down the vicinity where subfossil material attributed to owls pellets, 2) collapsed/collapsing pellets with decomposing had been previously studied, revealing the pre...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of nocturnal birds, such as owls, is particularly important since individuals spend a considerable period of time not visible to each other, or to researchers. This is not only because they are active at night but also because they often have large territories and are mostly solitary (Burton 1992). Survey...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
... irruptions, the diet of these species typically includes large numbers of the most abundant small mammals available (Debus et al. 2004; Pavey et al. 2008b). The only other nocturnal raptor occurring in most of arid Australia is the Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae. In contrast to the barn owl...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... at dusk. The flying-fox was in a at dusk, sally-striking thin tree branches in the absence of stationary position in foliage approximately 9 m below the the adults (Mo and Waterhouse 2015). At 2230 h, one owls. No vocalisations or movements of flying-foxes were owl flew across open parkland to a large...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 37–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Armidale. MILLEDGE, D. R., PALMER, C. L. AND NELSON, J. L., 1991. Barometers of Change: The distribution of large owls and gliders in Mountain Ash forests of the Victorian Central Highlands and their potential as management indicators. Pp. 53-65 in Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna ed by D...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
... plantations. The fauna of the region was generally more sparse and patchy compared to four other regions (northeastern and southeastern New South Wales, and northeastern and Central Highlands of Victoria) where similar studies have been undertaken. Numbers of large forest owls and the Greater Glider...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 23–28.
Published: 20 March 2014
.... Removal of the tree canopy also exposed gliders to greater predation pressure from the large owls, especially the powerful owl Ninox strenua. During the summers of 1996 and 1997 comprehensive and extensive vertebrate fauna surveys were undertaken in the Royal and Heathcote National Parks and Garawarra SCA...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
...– commercial forest types, rainforest, heath, rock outcrops, steep slopes, wildlife corridors, large forest owl protection areas and species specific exclusion zones. These informal reserves receive legal protection via the State Forest Management Zones (FMZ) across the landscape. These informal reserves...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
... patch with survey points on both sides of a ridge system (113 species). Eleven threatened species were recorded in the study sites (Table 3), although the Squatter Pigeon and Black- throated Finch were not encountered. Most of the vulnerable large or non-passerine species (cockatoos, owls) and several...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
... trees (and five mature recruit trees) must be retained for every hectare harvested, and this figure is increased to eight where high densities of Greater Gliders occur (IFOA 1999). This additional prescription for Greater Gliders is primarily intended to maintain the prey base for large forest owls...