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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 (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 (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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... (January 2003) for which there were two approved recovery plans, one publicly exhibited draft plan and four plans in preparation. Monitoring was being undertaken for only six populations. The TSC Act would be strengthened by: (i) adding an objective which states that recognising threatened entities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... modification on dispersal patterns to provide an understanding of potential threats to populations. 4/ Identification of populations, species and regions important for the conservation of evolutionary biodiversity. 5/ Detection, abundance estimation and population monitoring of rare or cryptic species via...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Flying-fox P. alecto , and Little red Flying-fox P. scapulatus , across the state of Queensland. The principal areas of work are: education, population monitoring, habitat use and mapping and roost site use. ...
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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 (2012) 36 (1): 49–54.
Published: 07 September 2012
... and drainage line habitats. As focal areas for human habitation and recreation, inland riverine habitats require targeted and strategic conservation management. Population monitoring, targeted trapping surveys, and research into ecology and habitat requirements are essential steps to the conservation...
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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper summarises the key findings of a study that investigated the feasibility of developing a practical, sensitive and cost-effective approach to the implementation of Montreal Process Indicator 1.2c for monitoring populations of representative species for forest management. Representative...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
...-disciplinary links. It adds to our ability to monitor sustainable native fauna populations and threatened species by distinguishing among the multiple causes of population change, and it can also be viewed as a pilot demonstrating the value of longitudinal wild population disease monitoring. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... volume 41 (2) Introduction Tools for monitoring wildlife populations and analysing the resulting large volumes of data have improved rapidly over the last few decades. The emergence and growth of digitally-connected citizen science programs (Catlin- Groves 2012; Dickinson et al. 2012), the increased...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., identifying trends in species and populations is almost impossible. The status of most bats will remain threatened without action to ameliorate threats and monitor changes in population sizes and their distribution. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.027
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for understanding faunal patterns, population and community studies, documenting morphological variation, revealing the presence of cryptic species, and supporting and/or testing monitoring procedures. The possible sources of error in identifying species and approaches that will minimize these are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.062
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... to have secure populations, with the exception of Morelia carinata , which is known from just three individuals. Aspidites ramsayi and Morelia spilota imbricata have both declined markedly in the temperate south-west of Western Australia over the last 30 years. Habitat destruction and fragmentation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... volunteer observers. These benefits include: the ability to cover a large area with a sparse population; the self-education of those collecting the data; and the raising of a conservation force for change. The paper presents a case for using volunteers to monitor change and illustrates how this process has...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 December 2018
... spatial dynamics populations 2018 733 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (4) Theme Edition: The critical value of long-term field studies and datasets Introduction Long-term field-based monitoring is essential to accurately describe population fluctuations and cycles (Wardle et al. 2013) as well...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The direct impacts of logging on the arboreal, solitary brush-tailed phascogale were investigated in jarrah forest in south-western Australia. Individuals were monitored before, during and after logging in the Kingston Forest in 1995. The study was complicated by the effects of a drought...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
... a population at the new wetland ii. maximise the chances of successful establishment by translocating as many frogs and tadpoles from the source population as could be captured iii. undertake the translocation as an experiment with a monitoring regime that would permit scrutiny and dissemination...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... impacts so that any regulatory measures are effective. There is a need for sound scientific research incorporating short-term tests and long-term monitoring of the whale watching industry, participants and target species to inform and support management decisions. Research should focus on the behavioural...