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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... community concern about Grey-headed Flying-fox camps. These options can be summarised as ‘do nothing’, ‘engage and discuss’, ‘modify habitat’, ‘attempt relocation’ or ‘cull’. By adopting the ‘engage and discuss’ approach public concern regarding the presence of this species in urban areas has been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.085
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In the urban environment the impact of human activity often results in the construction of tidal barriers to estuarine fish passage and/or highly modified fish habitats. The modified, shallow estuarine habitat of the urban Rockdale wetland corridor, Botany Bay, is used by estuarine fish and its...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 368–389.
Published: 13 November 2023
... behaviour, and population dynamics. It may also confirm differences in habitat use between the sexes, for example, a preponderance of males in mire habitat. Such knowledge underpins effective conservation management and is dependent on appropriate survey methods. Using a modified Pollard Walk (Pollard 1977...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
... approximately 60 km over all the reserves. At one site P. australis bred in habitat highly modified by human disturbance. This site was an ephemeral pond formed by sand that had been bulldozed over a creek. Although the populations were within the reservation system the habitat connection between some reserves...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 492–500.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that grazing should be phased out of some state forest areas and burning regimes modified to provide a diversity of habitats. Annable, T. J., 1995. Annotated check list of the reptiles of Wagga Wagga and district, NSW. Herpetofauna 25(1): 22-27. Annotated check list of the reptiles of Wagga Wagga...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 188–192.
Published: 05 June 2014
...D. Bryant; D. Crowther; P. Papas Burrowing crayfish are notoriously difficult to sample owing to their cryptic nature and subterranean habitat. The most commonly employed sampling method is burrow excavation but it is labour-intensive, destroys the burrow and hence is not repeatable. Consequently...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... in forestry operations. As a result of this work, the swift parrot prescriptions were modified to better achieve retention of foraging habitat through the adoption of a patch retention strategy. In addition, steps were taken to improve standards of implementation by foresters and contractors. These included...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 14–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
...- ticularly the Scincidae, of the area is rich and compares favourably with studies in similar habitats in southeastern Australia (Hutchinson 1979; Lunney and Barker 1986; Smales 1981; Webb 1985). Habitat Relations Most species occurred across a wide range of habitats. Some are common in modified habitats...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... methodical efforts to restore locally important habitat, albeit incidentally to other restoration goals. On-going restoration efforts have focussed on modifying hydrological regimes on agricultural land for the control of acid sulphate discharge and creation of fish passage, although most recently a wetland...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to the decline means that a single causal factor is unlikely. Former habitats throughout the original range have been highly modified as a result of a range of factors, including flooding regulation, livestock grazing and exotic introductions. 446 October 2008AustralianZoologist volume 34 (3) Introduction...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... sensitive to logging. Thinning and control burning may have potential value as tools to modify regrowth forest structure to benefit the latter group, but this new concept needs field-testing. A general focus on hollow-dependent species may have diverted attention from the needs of other groups. A logical...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (1): 22–28.
Published: 11 February 2013
... within Happy Jacks Valley were comprised of artificial or modified habitats at altitudes ranging from 1200 to 1310 m well below the 1600 m lower elevation limit of known breeding populations in southern Kosciuszko National Park (Heinze et al. 2004; Broome et al. 2005). Radiotracked females as well...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 02 April 2024
... functions and provide significant ecosystem services. For example, a key ecosystem function performed by reef building bivalves is the modification of habitat complexity via the presence of their shelled bodies and patterns of aggregation leading to modified habitat morphology and hydrodynamics (Kremen 2005...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 237–247.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Australia two species of Geocrinin (G. alba, G. uitellina) have very restricted distributions, and it is evident that the natural habitat of these species have been reduced and modified by the impact of anthropogenic changes (Roberts et al. 1993). These reductions in range are examples of a deterministic...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 770–810.
Published: 16 March 2022
... in such landscapes. I pose four research questions: Is there evidence in the historical record of a change in cultural attitudes to Noisy Miners? of a change in Noisy Miner ecology, such as in abundance, distribution, behaviour or use of modified habitats? that any changes in cultural attitudes reflect changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 414–423.
Published: 01 September 2018
...; Bali et al. 2003; Holland and Bennett 2009; Frankham et al. 2014). Frankham et al. (2014) found limited dispersal between sites sampled only 6 8 km apart, even when connected by contiguous vegetation. Movements were even further reduced across modified habitat with potoroos appearing sensitive...