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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.053
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
...Alana de Laive; Chris J. Jolly ABSTRACT Chameleon Dragons Chelosania brunnea Gray, 1845 are well known amongst naturalists of northern Australia as being one of the most cryptic and least frequently observed of Australia’s large, iconic lizards. Despite their broad distribution across the savanna...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... Surprisingly, immature stages of the estuarine mosquito, Aedes vigilax , were observed in the freshwater wetlands in exceptional abundances during this period. Adjacent to these freshwater wetlands there are extensive saltmarsh and mangrove habitats where highly abundant populations of Ae. vigilax are common...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Nicole A. Hansen; Damon L. Oliver ABSTRACT This short note presents field observations of a pair of adult threatened Little Whip Snakes Parasuta flagellum and a pair of juvenile Common Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis in an aggregation beneath artificially placed Masonite board used...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Kye Adams; Allison Broad; David Ruiz-García; Andrew R. Davis ABSTRACT Aerial surveys are a powerful means of collecting ecological data in terrestrial and marine systems that may otherwise be difficult to acquire. Increasingly aerial observations are made with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., nectar and pollen. Tree sap has never before been recorded as a part of the diet of C. nanus . Here, we report on two observations of C. nanus feeding on eucalypt sap in south-eastern New South Wales. diet exudate Burramyidae 2019 251 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (2) Introduction The Eastern...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Manorina melanocephala and Pied Currawongs Strepera graculina , followed by Grey Butcherbirds Cracticus torquatus and Australian Magpies Cracticus tibicen . We observed mobbing by three species of bird and one mammal that were not previously recorded as mobbing species, including agonistic responses...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Observations of hunting attacks by the Powerful Owl Ninox strenua and an examination of search and attack techniques Matthew Mo1, Peter Hayler2, David R. Waterhouse3 and Antonia Hayler2 1 NSW Department of Primary Industries, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute,Woodbridge Road, Menangle NSW 2568...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 83–89.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the kidney of only two fish, and these were identified as Aeromonas veronii , A. jandaei and Bacillus / Lactobacillus spp. An unidentified monogenean infection was observed in the gills of four fish, and trematode metacercariae were observed in the extra-ocular tissue of four fish. Nematodes were observed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
...Aaron Payne In coastal New South Wales most frog species are observed calling and breeding in the warmer months of the year. One exception to this is the Jervis Bay Tree Frog Litoria jervisiensis, which displays a preference for calling and breeding in the cooler months of the year. There are some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Graham Fulton Two different hunting methods, used by domestic Dogs Canis familiaris , are described involving attacks on an Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt and Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae . The two observations were recorded in widely different habitats: one occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 295–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., 2005; Nugent et al. 2000). Regarding the consumption of vertebrate matter, in addition to sometimes actively preying on eggs, chicks and adult birds (Morgan 1981; Sadleir 2000), in New Zealand, T. vulpecula has also been observed to scavenge on the carcasses of mutton birds, other possums, pigs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 283–289.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of owl sightings and those sites within the floodplain where no owls were detected. Observations on the ecology of the Barking Owl Ninox connivens within the lower Macquarie River floodplain of New South Wales Darren Shelly Department of Natural Resources, Central West Region, P.O. Box 717, Dubbo, NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 218–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... contained fish. A preliminary description of the wetlands and observations on the seasonal extent of calling is presented. Because the island is effectively buffered from nearby mainland populations of L. aurea , the island population should be given a priority for conservation, and appropriate monitoring...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Incidental observation on echolocation call structure and flight behavior are also presented. The dimensions of the wings of S. flaviventris are similar to Nyctinomus australis , resulting in similar flight patterns for these species, Both species fly straight and rapidly above the canopy, although...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 19–20.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Carter To many wild animals humans are a particu- larly alarming sight. By concealing the human figure, even with something like a tent or vehicle which does not resemble part of the A natural environment, many species may be approached, observed and photographed with relative ease...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 287–291.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. A. Beard From a large data base on observer training gathered over 20 years of South Australian kangaroo survey (SAKS), it was estimated that approximately 40-48 hours in the air (including both survey and transport time) were required to train and calibrate a new observer. Training consisted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Macquarie Marshes, New South Wales'. Mem. Nat. Mus. Vict. 19: 137-63. Birds of the Macquarie Marshes, New South Wales Mem. Nat. Mus. Vict. 19 137 63 LEGLER, J.M., 1978. 'Observations on behaviour and ecology of an Australian turtle Chelodina expansa'. Can. J. Zool. 56: 2449-53. Observations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 383–386.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Observations on the biology of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata (Anura: Hylidae), made on a single population in Sydney, New South Wales Allen E. Greerl and Alison MillsP 'The Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 2Division of Botany and Zoology, Australian National University...