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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...David Milledge; Norman Graham; Jill Smith ABSTRACT A population of the Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus in Tyagarah Nature Reserve on the far north coast of New South Wales was first recorded in 1985. In 1992, a cage-trapping study captured 15 individuals in the central...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...C.R. Starr; R.T. Hughes; M.S. Hemmings; J.F. Coase; M. D. Jess ABSTRACT We present the results of field surveys and a radio-tracking study of the Greater glider Petauroides volans minor in the Bluff State Forest, North Queensland. Twenty-three spotlighting transects were surveyed twice in July 2018...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
...) appear to be rare in cane toads from most of their global range; however, we noted frequent predator-induced injuries (>4% of adults) in samples from within the toad’s native range (in French Guiana) and from a site (Lake Argyle) in north-western Australia. Toads at Lake Argyle enter the edge...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 414–423.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mick Andren; David Milledge; David Scotts; Jill Smith ABSTRACT The Northern Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus tridactylus is progressively disappearing from habitat remnants on the far north coast of New South Wales and is in danger of becoming extinct on the northern coastal plain...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... elevation gradients. One example, in the snowline of the Australian alps, identified that changes in bird abundance and composition were mainly a function of the presence and disappearance of snow, rather than the contrasting vegetation structure (Osborne and Green 1992). More recently, a study in north...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Gary Opit ABSTRACT A citizen science project was begun on 11 February 1997 with a regular live-to-air wildlife talkback segment on ABC North Coast NSW Local Radio. Listeners were encouraged to phone in to report interesting observations. This public endeavour aimed to promote interest in wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...)) of the north- eastern escarpment of New South Wales (Countrywide Ecological Service 1995). The EIS surveys remain the only substantial assessment of the reptile fauna of forests in this region and provide a large data set on which to base our knowledge of the biodiversity in the region. The aim of the present...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 501–507.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Matthew Mo Surveys of the impact of stem-boring insects were carried out across 14 Flooded Gum Eucalyptus grandis plantations in the New South Wales North Coast bioregion. This paper reports on novel observations made during this work of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata seeking refuge...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
....2007.00253.x Burggren, W.W., McMahon, B. R. 1988. Biology of the land crabs, Melbourne, Australia, Cambridge University Press. Biology of the land crabs Burrows, D., Perna, C., Davis, A. 2009. An assessment of fish passage and connectivity to Gladys Lagoon, Burdekin Floodplain, north Queensland...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and incidental data collection techniques were used and a total of 122 vertebrate fauna species (53 being new to the park) were identified. The fauna assemblage contains a mix of vertebrates with some affiliation to north-eastern Queensland tropical savannas (e.g. Anomalopus gowi, Uperoleia lithomoda, Chaerephon...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 166–167.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and position on the tree with the exception of aspect; one opening was on the western side (marked a in fig. 1), and the other on the north eastern side of the tree (marked b in fig. 1). Both hollows had an opening of approximately 20cm diameter, the hollow entrances were caused by breakage of dead limbs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Valérie Boll The research presented here focused on the ethnozoology of frogs as viewed by two Aboriginal communities: Gängan and Gapuwiyak, which are both located in north-east Arnhem Land (Yolngu territory), Northern Territory. The aim of this research was to record traditional Aboriginal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 337–344.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 1999. A new locality for the threatened Green-thighed Frog Litoria brevipalmata in coastal north-east New South Wales. Australian Zoologist 31: 225-229. A new locality for the threatened Green-thighed Frog Litoria brevipalmata in coastal north-east New South Wales Australian Zoologist 31 225 229...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 265–268.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Einasleigh Uplands and Burdekin-Lynd Divide, north-eastern Queensland. Emu 86: 87-110. Avian hybridisation and allopatry in the region of the Einasleigh Uplands and Burdekin-Lynd Divide, north-eastern Queensland Emu 86 87 110 Kutt, A.S. 2004.Patterns of Distribution and Composition...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 332–336.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of a road that traverses known frog habitat near Lennox Head, in north-eastern New South Wales. More than 1000 dead frogs were counted over 13 mornings. Two threatened species, the Wallum Sedge Frog Litoria olongburensis and the Wallum Froglet Crinia tinnula , accounted for at least 60% of these roadkills...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S.J.S. Debus; H.A. Ford; S.M. Trémont Bird counts were conducted in woodland remnants of the upper North-west Slopes of New South Wales, an ornithologically little-documented area, in 1995 and 1997. A total of 120 woodland species, including 11 threatened species, was recorded in the area below 900...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Melbourne. Terrestrial vertebrate survey in the coastal wetlands surrounding Cairns International Airport, North Queensland A. S. Kuttl 'Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 481 1 ABSTRACT A short terrestrial vertebrate survey was conducted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 458–467.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Alex Kutt; Martin Schulz The flute-nosed bat Murina florium is a poorly known species that was first discovered in Australia at Mt Baldy State Forest on the Atherton Tablelands in north-eastern Queensland in 198 1. Subsequently there have been few other documented records despite intensive harp...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
... centres, the species is considered monotypic. Two disjunct eastern localities were recorded during a vertebrate fauna survey of the Desert Uplands Bioregion in central-north Queensland, both in mature Triodia longiceps grasslands. These localities are described and reasons for the lack of speciation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 257–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Bioregion (Moorrinya National Park, Ashton Station), and these represent six live-trapped animals. A further four localities were obtained from the predator gut contents (six whole New records of the Julia Creek Dunnart Sminthopsis douglasi in central-north Queensland A. S. Kutt School of Tropical Biology...