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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... suburbs. This paper reports on habitat selection derived from a population study carried out in a reserve of remnant bushland in the St George district. Open walls and the underside of overhangs were the most frequently exploited structures used by P. platurus. Geckos were found typically no higher than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... insectivores. Attempts to predict the presence/absence of 15 common passerines did not yield clear results, although Housing Density appeared the most likely predictor. While cat predation might be significant adjacent to remnant bushland or other areas of conservation significance, blaming cats for bird...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.101
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... occurring on both public and private land. This has been made possible by the Green Web Sydney project. Green Web Sydney proposes the establishment of a green web of native vegetation to protect, conserve and enhance remaining remnant bushland in the Sydney region. Central to this plan is the establishment...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... a Sugar Glider Petaurus breviceps being snatched by a comprised one bushland remnant in Oatley and another Powerful Owl; however, this incident occurred after the in Hurstville Grove, separated by a distance of 600 m prey was unintentionally disturbed from a tree hollow over urban development. The second...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 440–442.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and are known to forage in shrubs (e.g. Cogger 2014). Here, we describe foraging on abundant mating bibionid flies Bibio imitator amongst remnant bushland in an urban environment. Observations Observations took place on 23 November 2011, ~1.30pm in a heathy woodland section of the Royal Botanic Gardens...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (4): 937–959.
Published: 09 May 2022
... effects of urbanization could be moderated or reversed by better management of remnant bushland, the creation of green corridors, and garden plantings of native vegetation in adjacent suburbs (Majer and Recher 1994; Stenhouse 2004; 2005; Davis et al. 2013; Davis and Wilcox 2013; Geschke et al. 2018...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the relatively large size of these bushland remnants, in all reserves the number of reptile and frog species had declined since urbanisation. The largest losses occurred in the four urban reserves. Seven species predicted to have occurred historically were now only present in the peri-urban site. Some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
...· 1989 Clearing of remnant bushland on Barrenjoey Peninsula has continued throughout the 1980's, although to a lesser extent than in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's (Figure 3). Clearing of bushland in 1985 for the Pittwater Palms Retirement Village between Avalon Parade and Central Road was a controversial...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 753–760.
Published: 04 June 2021
... at the north-eastern extent of its known range in the AMLR. We further describe our observations of behaviour, refugia, and reproduction, and suggest measures for the conservation of this potentially vulnerable population in its remnant habitat. Study Area Lobethal Bushland Park (LBP) is located approximately...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 547–551.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matthew Mo; Peter Hayler; Antonia Hayler; David R. Waterhouse ABSTRACT The Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus , a partly-migratory passerine, was observed in bushland remnants in southern Sydney. Here, we report two incidents of Spangled Drongos hunting and feeding on small passerines from mixed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... is a roadside corridor wedged between the RAAF Base and the railway reserve. The remaining remnant vegetation of the Ham Common is restricted to approximately 575 ha on the grounds of the University of Western Sydney (formally HAC). Even this bushland is fragmented, abutted by roadways, power-line corridors...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... represents a subset of overall biological diversity which includes invertebrates, plants, bacteria and fungi. This study investigated vertebrate fauna present in larger natural habitat remnants within the Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Authority area. Habitats investigated included bushland, wetlands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... native species includes managing them as urban pests, such as the common brushtail possum whose populations are literally going through the roof. Birds seem ideally suited to an urban lifestyle because they can fly in and out of backyards and remnant bush, but only some species have become the “winners...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... A., 1987. Management of remnant bushland for nature conservation in agricultural areas of southwestern Australia - operational and planning perspectives. Pp. 259-68 in Nature Conservation: the Role of Remnants of Native Vegetation ed by D. A. Saunders, G. W. Arnold, A. A. Burbidge and A. J . M. Hopkins...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of reports 2 to 5, and wrote parts of reports 2, 3 and 4. After resigning, along with others, from the scientific committee in 1973 during a dispute with the Minister and the Service over the establishment of a reserve system, rainforest conservation (Somerville 2005), and the protection of remnant bushland...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of habitat features that benefit introduced rats and facilitate their movement into urban bushland. However, black rats are also successful invaders of bushland remnants (Cox et al. 2000) and regularly move across the urban-bushland interface. A recent study in northern Sydney found that at least 74% of rats...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... One example where this policy has provided some protection to a population of L. aurea is that at Roberts Road, Greenacre, in Sydney's south-west (see White 1993). Here, remnant bushland covering approximately 1.7 ha has been listed under SEPP 19 and contains cumbungi habitat along two water channels...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the contemporary environmental debate, such as the clash between development and retention of remnant bushland; the future of urban wildlife; and the importance of identifying endangered communities, in this case a woodland. The pivotal role of politics in the environmental land- use decision-making process...