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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 117–126.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Michael Murphy Seven sandstone caves in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, were identified as diurnal roosting sites used by the Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus . The population of R. megaphyllus in the Pilliga forest is considered to be of regional conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 166–167.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Pennay; Jade Freeman Little pied bat Chalinolobus picatus (Microchiroptera: Vespertilionidae) tree hollow roost Pilliga West State Forest Ayers D, Nash S and Baggett K. 1996.Threatened Species of Western New South Wales. National Parks and Wildlife Service...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
...Anna McConville; Bradley Law The protection of day roosts is critical to the conservation of threatened insectivorous bat species. However, little is known about the roosting ecology of many species and this is particularly the case for Australian hollow-roosting species, such as East-coast Free...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 564–569.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Michael Pennay A maternity roost of the Large-eared Pied Bat Chalinolobus dwyeri was found in a sandstone cave near Coonabarabran in central NSW approximately 200 km south west of Copeton where the only other known maternity roost of this species has been found. The roost was first discovered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Roost trees at three Pteropus conspicillatus camps in the Australian Wet Tropics were monitored for the presence and absence of individuals over a four month period. The number of individual P. conspicillatus in roost trees varied on a variety of time scales, with seasonal changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In May 2001 the Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation (TSC) Act. The NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) now has a regulatory role in the protection of the ‘camps’, or roosting colonies, of this species wherever they may occur...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 480–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
...). Roosting Ecology of Bats. Pp. 1-46 in Ecology of Bats, edited by T.H. Kunz. Plenum Press, New York and London. Ecology of Bats 1 46 Lunney, D. Barker, J., Priddel, D. and O’Connell, M.O. 1988. Roost selection by Gould's Long-eared Bat Nyctophilus gouldi Tomes (Chirpotera: Vespertilionidae...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 329.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rainforests. Aust. Plants 9: 349-63. A general classification of Australian rainforests Aust. Plants 9 349 63 The Little Bent-wing Bat Minioptems australis roosting in a tree hollow Martin Schulzl 'Faculty of Resource Science and Management, Southern Cross University, P.O. Box 157, Lismore, New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Bats in suburban areas face a number of challenges adapting to what is a highly altered landscape. This is particularly true for species that prefer tree hollows for day roosts because the large, old trees that have developed suitable hollows are often removed from suburban areas. In suburban...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Over-winter roosting sites for Eastern Bent-wing Bats Miniopterus schreibersii oceanensis occur in urban areas including parts of greater Sydney. Most of the known over-winter roost sites in Sydney are located in the northern and western suburbs (Hoye and Spence 2004). Only one roosting site...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... equipment. Accounts by island residents indicate that bats were present in reasonable numbers following the 2 nd World War but numbers declined dramatically from the early 1960s. Eight former bat roosts were described by island residents. Five of the roosts occurred in hollow-bearing Norfolk Island Pines...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leroy Gonsalves; Brad Law ABSTRACT The Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus is a threatened echolocating bat that uses a specialised ‘trawling' foraging strategy to hunt for aquatic prey. While the species is well known in freshwater habitats, in 2014 it was recorded for the first time roosting...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.090
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... records revealed that it was present within inner Sydney from at least 1892. Even at this time it was utilising human structures, including the cellar of Elizabeth Bay House. An examination of both historical and current use of diurnal roosts suggests that there has been a recent possible change...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... flying-foxes were discovered roosting in Kareela in February 2008, local residents and schools complained to the public land manager, Sutherland Shire Council. Concerns were mainly about the impacts of flying-fox faeces, noise and odour, and fear of disease. Initially, branches overhanging affected...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in historic roosting sites. Helicopter surveys located another 24 potential Ghost Bat sites but none contained evidence of occupation by these carnivorous bats. A number of cave features that were considered to be important to Ghost Bats and Cane Toads were recorded and samples of Ghost Bat droppings were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Walter Boles The Ghost Bat Macroderma gigas is a large (mean mass 150 g) predatory bat of subtropical and tropical Australia. It carries its vertebrate prey to roost caves to be eaten and where remains are dropped and accumulate. Whereas the attack and feeding methods of M. gigas on mammals has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.051
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... by flying-foxes has increased rapidly and development for housing and public use has brought people and roosting flying-foxes into closer contact. A study of the township of Maclean on the north coast of NSW provides a publicly-documented example of the impacts of these changes on Grey-headed Flying-fox...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
... an additional survey technique, roost location. Three techniques were used: happing using harp trap and tripline methods: ultrasonic detection using hand-held, driving transect and remote sensing techniques; and roost location. No single survey technique recorded all 20 species of bats. A number of significant...