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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 711–718.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Glen; C. Dickman This paper explores the question of why the endangered Spotted-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus remains abundant in parts of north-eastern New South Wales, while populations in many other areas have declined or disappeared. Based on a two-year field study of a high-density...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 188–193.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the Torrington area, in the western part of the New South Wales New England Tablelands bioregion, is documented. The specimen record comprised an intact fresh skull and was distinguished from other rodent species on the basis of dental and cranial characters. This record is significant as one of the first modern...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Plenary, Part 1. Question-and-answer sessions. Following some of the spoken presentations, there were a few questions from the floor. The questions and answers were recorded. While logically they would seem best to follow directly after the relevant paper, we believe they now read better...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.019
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Bibliometrics - methods to quantitatively analyse the quality and impact of scientific or technical literature - are now a central part of the management of modern science. Through them, research managers seek to encourage quality and productivity and use scarce research funds effectively...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper examines the management of hollows in trees in the jarrah forest. In the first part of this paper we present a framework for development of strategies for the retention of hollow-bearing trees at the stand scale, and the information available for application of this process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
.... Cumberland Plain Woodland comprises part of the Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands distributed through coastal NSW and south-east Queensland. This paper examines the ecological significance of the Cumberland Plain Woodland in this broader context using quantitative survey data that have been amassed since...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Renae Hockey; Lachlan Wilmott; Lachlan Hall; George Madani ABSTRACT The Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanu s is a small arboreal marsupial in the family Burramyidae that is threatened in parts of its range. Considered a generalist omnivore, its diet is known to include invertebrates, seeds...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... to be conserved. However, it needs to be stressed that threatening processes impacting on a habitat may originate from sources way beyond the habitat in question. The Great Barrier Reef illustrates this point well. Here water quality is, in large part, determined by catchment flows, which have a major effect...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... It is listed as an important bird area by BirdLife Australia and BirdLife International, and is a significant part of the region's conservation estate. Half of Australia's cockatoo species occur on the property, including the endangered Carnaby's Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris . The Major Mitchell's...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 21 October 2022
... of an agricultural weed for food has allowed the birds to increase their distribution and abundance, but is a potential threat to the cockatoos, as any control measure that severely reduces the density of Double Gee may adversely impact on the distribution of the cockatoos in the southern part of their range. Food...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... greatest in winter and spring, and least in summer and autumn. The number of individuals of most species changed seasonally, due in part to variation in detectability, but birds also moved into and out of the park. The numbers of some species differed between years, and there were changes in species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
..., and illustrates the value of observations over an extended period. Comparison with other locations across western New South Wales highlights the high species richness of the Pilliga Forest for both frogs and reptiles. This is in part a function of its location in a biogeographic overlap zone between eastern...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 243–255.
Published: 06 May 2022
..., what was the fate of these koalas, what parts of the state were involved, and how many other koalas entered rehabilitation at the same time? These matters are not only of broad public interest, it is important information for the conservation and management of koalas. The fire season ended in March...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 811–815.
Published: 20 April 2022
..., southern NSW. Hemiaspis damelii is an anurophagous (frog-eating) specialist, yet the feeding ecology and prey of H. damelii in southern NSW is unknown. Our observations provide the first recorded prey items from the southern parts of its range and highlight a potential feeding strategy used by small...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.081
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Although feeding wildlife in urban settings appears to be widespread in Australia, there is little information on why people do it. This two-part qualitative investigation used a grounded theory approach to present the perspectives of two groups with interests in the practice, namely wildlife...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 699–701.
Published: 29 October 2021
... rarely been reported in wild reptiles. We observed a large internal obstruction in an adult female Tiger Snake captured as part of an ongoing population study. We failed to palpate out the object in the field, so we took the snake to a veterinary practice for professional assistance. All non-lethal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... and it is there today. The first material evidence of a koala seen by Europeans was provided by Barrallier, who obtained some koala paws in November 1802 near Nattai. Nattai is also south-west of Sydney, and is part of a regional stretch of habitat that includes Campbelltown, Nattai, Bargo, and to a lesser extent...