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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Richard A. Fuller; Micha V. Jackson; Tatsuya Amano; Chi-Yeung Choi; Robert S. Clemens; Birgita D. Hansen; Da-Li Lin; Rochelle Steven; Bradley K. Woodworth ABSTRACT Monitoring migratory species can be extremely challenging. For example, millions of migratory shorebirds migrate from breeding grounds...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to ornithology, and many of the early ornithologists and ecologists could be considered citizen scientists . Bird- focused citizen-science projects date back to the early 20th century, e.g., Christmas Bird Counts (National Audubon The Greenspace Bird Calculator: a citizen- driven tool for monitoring avian...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... 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 K. Woodworth3, Guy-Anthony Ballard4,16, Stuart Blanch5, Hamish A. Campbell6, Tara L. Crewe6, Philip M. Hansbro7,8, Catherine...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and provide a systematic and permanent record (Linchant et al. 2014). Thus, drone Continuous wildlife monitoring using blimps as an aerial platform: a case study observing marine megafauna Kye Adams1*, Allison Broad1, David Ruiz-García2, Andrew R. Davis1 1School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Daniel Lunney; Brad Purcell; Steve McLeod; Gordon Grigg; Tony Pople; Steve Wolter ABSTRACT The aim of this paper is to highlight long-term (four decades) research and monitoring the populations of the four species of large kangaroos in New South Wales (NSW). Kangaroos are counted by aerial surveys...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Emma L. Burns; Philip Tennant; Chris R. Dickman; Graeme Gillespie; Peter T. Green; Ary Hoffmann; David A. Keith; David B. Lindenmayer; Daniel J. Metcalfe; John W. Morgan; Jeremy Russell-Smith; Glenda M. Wardle ABSTRACT In ecological monitoring, data on changes in biotic and environmental attributes...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
...David Lindenmayer ABSTRACT Long-term ecological research and monitoring is a critical activity that has multiple important values for research, policy and management. Yet long-term studies are not particularly common. A range of factors contributes to this relative rarity and make it hard...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 769–783.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Catherine J Price; Alan Morris; Garon Staines; Robert Payne; Jane Smith ABSTRACT Long-term monitoring of threatened species often reveals processes undermining population recovery that may not be evident over shorter timeframes. When populations are small and isolated, normal behaviours...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 562–581.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Mice trapped in Elliott traps varied significantly over the monitoring period and between different transects. Mean captures per night of Bush Rat and Swamp Rat, increased over the period of each survey. The site supports a high density of Eastern Bristlebird as evidenced by the number of calling birds...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 267–274.
Published: 17 March 2014
...T. F. Clancy The commercial harvesting of kangaroos requires the regular monitoring of populations using a technique that is precise and reasonably accurate. Because of the broad distribution of the species and the generally large management areas, wildlife authorities rely on some form of aerial...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
... harvest represents the major portion of the national total, ranging from 55 to 68% for the period 1984 to 1992. Since the introduction of quotas in 1975, systems have been in place to monitor population trends, the size and distribution of both the commercial and non-commercial harvest, non-harvest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 306–308.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. Gilroy Annual commercial cull quotas for kangaroos are based on population estimates derived for each of the 11 kangaroo management zones in New South Wales. The kangaroo population estimates are principally obtained through direct monitoring of these species by aerial surveys using helicopters...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
...G. C. Perkins; A. S. Kutt; E. P. Vanderduys; J. J. Perry Ecological monitoring is important for tracking trends in species and ecosystems over time and is the basis of conservation planning and government policy. Given there are increasing constraints on funding opportunities for conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Projects assessed as having the potential to adversely affect the environment can gain approval with the caveat that monitoring will be undertaken. The implications from such a decision are that adverse findings from monitoring will lead to the project at least, being subject to measures...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 373–378.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Trent Penman; Frank Lemckert The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea is the subject of a number of population monitoring studies to assess its long-term status. However, we question the value of standard monitoring strategies for this species. The numbers of frogs detected at a single pond can...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 165–172.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Garry Daly; Philip Craven We monitored populations of the Heath Frog Litoria littlejohni in conservation reserves near Nowra on the south coast of New South Wales. Thirteen 250 m transects located along perennial creeks were surveyed at night once a year for 30 minutes each from 2001 to 2006...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... A review of descriptions of fauna within the Sydney Basin since the First Settlement is used to illustrate the development of monitoring surveys over the last 200 years. Information about changes in fauna populations came initially from the use of inventories, using presence/absence data...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...