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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
...William Terry; Albert Golden 3 Corresponding author: wterry@outlook.com.au Grey shrike-thrush camera trap fake nest Phascogale tapoatafa An observation of nest robbing and bird predation by wild Brush-tailed Phascogales in central Victoria William Terry1, 3 and Albert Golden2...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Murray V. Ellis Nest boxes have been widely used across the world to provide shelter for animal species, often to restore areas following the loss of natural tree hollows. While the microclimates of installed nest boxes have been studied, limited attention has been paid to whether microclimate...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Michael Guppy; Sarah Guppy; David Priddel; Peter Fullagar Nest predation is the most common source of nest failure in most passerines, yet the identity of the predators is generally poorly known. Recent advances in surveillance cameras have made the identification of nest predators much easier. We...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 349–354.
Published: 14 March 2013
... habitat clearance. As part of recovery plans aimed toward reintroduction to the wild, both species are part of an intensive captive breeding program being conducted at a number of institutions, including Taronga Zoo, Sydney. These honeyeaters incorporate arthropod silk into their nests, as has been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.036
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Two Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea nestings were recorded in northern New South Wales during early 1993. Despite apparently sub-optimal nesting conditions, these unexpected nestings attained the relatively high hatching successes of 43 per cent and 78 per cent respectively. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (4): 7–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. E. Crawford I science note A Saga of Nesting Kookaburras by L. E. Crawford Mosman, NSW. 20 September, 1985 Dull Day 10 o'clock a.m. House shaken by thudding. Two Kookaburras taking turns to dive bomb a cork sheet filling in the balcony rails outside the kitchen window. They started where...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
...David Booth The nesting behaviour of two Australian freshwater turtles, the broad-shelled river turtle Chelodina expansa and the Brisbane river turtle Emydura signata are described. Both species nest during, or soon after rain. C. expansa nests exclusively during the day while E. signata...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 235–244.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Gordon Grigg; Michael Thompson; Lyn Beard; Peter Harlow We measured gas exchange of eggs and mound material as well as gas concentrations at different times during incubation in the mound nests of the salt water crocodile, Crocodylus porosus and the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.014
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Habitat fragmentation, the division of a continuous landscape into several smaller , more isolated areas, may result in nested distributions of species among sites, where the fauna of depauperate areas is a subset of that of species-rich areas. Twenty-one fragments of heath and woodland...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Forest wildlife management in Australian eucalypt forests emphasizes the retention of tree hollows for fauna requiring hollows for nesting or denning. This overlooks the requirements of birds in eucalypt forests for a variety of resources for nesting and foraging other than tree hollows. Some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The management and conservation of birds in eucalypt forests managed for timber production has emphasized the retention of trees with hollows (habitat trees) and the reservation of old-growth forest in reserves and corridors for species requiring mature forest or hollows for nesting. Although...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
... models to assess the impacts of threats to multiple life history stages of an Australia turtle. This study clearly demonstrates that Chelodina longicollis , Australia's most widespread turtle (1) is resilient to high levels of nest predation for sustained periods, (2) requires only periodic levels...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... community on a 10 ha site for eight seasons, which has enabled us to condense the many aspects of breeding into an ‘average’ breeding season. The breeding community consisted of 44 species, which used all of the site for nesting. Some species bred each season, while others bred as infrequently as once...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 67–73.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. X. Silberbauer The study investigated the effects of pyrrhic succession on sociality and some life-history parameters of a facultatively social Australian native bee, Exoneura bicolor . In a comparison between trap nests and established colonies, it was found that established colonies contained...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Nest boxes are used world-wide to provide substitute nest sites for a range of hollow-dependent fauna. Most nest box studies are carried out in forested environments to determine whether nest boxes might be a substitute for the loss of hollows. Although nest boxes are popular in urban backyards...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Cockatoo Cacatua leadbeateri occurs in small numbers on the property, while the Galah C. roseicapilla and Western Corella C. pastinator occur in large numbers, and compete with Carnaby's Cockatoo and Major Mitchell's Cockatoo for nest hollows. The owners have been culling Galah and Western Corella since...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 239–241.
Published: 07 February 2013
... only one temperature above 40°C in November (40.9), and one in December (42.9). All other records above 40°C occurred in January when there were relatively few active nests. On November 20 2009 a temperature of 46.2°C was recorded, when there were 22 active nests. We are suggesting that at least six...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 810–821.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Megan Price; Alan Lill Ground-nesting seabirds are vulnerable to human intrusion which can potentially impair their breeding success. We examined whether tourist traffic on a boardwalk through a Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae breeding colony affected the birds' behaviour sufficiently...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... in an area with an abundant black rat population. We examined impacts on three key biodiversity elements considered flagships for the sanctuary concept: the endangered wattle Acacia terminalis , seedlings of which are vulnerable to rat grazing; the nests of small passerine birds which are vulnerable to rat...