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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to other, biased techniques. To investigate this issue, measures of absolute abundance of reptiles were obtained by intensively searching measured quadrats (total removal plots), usually 5 m by 5 m, in two areas, with results compared with those obtained from pitfall trapping in one of these areas. Pitfall...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.042
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... in the number of species recorded, but differed markedly in estimates of abundance. Transect censusing and active searching techniques provided comparable density estimates overall, in contrast to estimates using spot censusing which were markedly greater. Skinks constituted most of the records for all three...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... programs. Their cost-effectiveness appears well established in finding cryptic and rare animals, yet they are not included in the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions’ published search protocol for bilbies. In this study a human searcher located six of 90 scats (6.7%) compared...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
... these searches. Additional diurnal searches for tadpoles proved to be the most efficient method to detect the species and locate breeding sites. Of 102 sites surveyed, fragmented populations were found at 27 by the presence of tadpoles and adult frogs. The vegetation at these sites was woodland and open forest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... on identifying potential solutions. This paper outlines the activities, outcomes and future strategies of the Committee in its search to find solutions for management of flying-foxes in orchard production systems. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Garry Daly; Glenn Hoye Reptile surveys were conducted in the early 1990s in the Dorrigo Forest Management Area, an area formerly comprising timber-production forests managed by the Forestry Commission of New South Wales. The surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 54 transects together...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
... each and 0–36 adult frogs were detected during these searches. Diurnal searches were conducted for tadpoles and adult frogs by using the ‘shout’ method. Tadpoles were observed at five sites, three of which had calling males. Nocturnal drive searches for calling frogs were conducted involving...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 957–972.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Garry Daly; Frank Lemckert Surveys were conducted in the area that formally encompassed the forests managed by the New South Wales Forestry Commission (Tenterfield Management Area). Surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 35 transects, roadside searches, pitfall trapping and targeted...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
... species (eight families) were recorded by a combination of diurnal active searches, nocturnal road transects and nocturnal searches of water bodies. The herpetofauna community includes a mix of western (Eyrean), northern (Torresian) and eastern (Bassian) species and demonstrates the significant species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 09 August 2021
... studied, characteristics of the authors and readership, and the influence of the databases used to study the journal on information retrieval. Searches in different databases retrieved different numbers of papers; Scopus (including secondary documents not in the database but cited by documents...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
...Harry F. Recher ABSTRACT In Australia’s eucalypt forests and woodlands, co-habiting birds differ in the foraging manoeuvres or methods used to search for and take prey, the substrates and plants on which prey are found, and the heights at which foraging takes place. On the Southern Tablelands...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... in south-west Queensland, most notable for the presence of the night parrot Pezoporus occidentalis . We conducted two fauna surveys over 22 sites representing Spinifex grasslands, and Mitchell and Chenopod grassland habitats in 2018 and 2019, using pitfall, funnel and Elliott traps, and active searching...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and other disturbance events at which time the pair and their offspring were observed to exploit disturbed habitat and newly created forest edges in search of prey. Breeding activity was supported by an increased dietary focus on introduced rodents and other mammals displaced during habitat clearing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of interest and has resulted in the collation of numerous “sightings” from the Peninsula and some targeted searches for the animal, but as yet no concrete evidence. So does the animal exist? Tantalising leads, but no hard evidence, have been found for the occurrence of tree-kangaroos in the region. We discuss...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ian Wallis ABSTRACT Search the internet using “vegetarianism and environment” and you will find several articles by prominent people espousing the view that vegetarianism is bad for the environment. One of the recent articles on the subject by Professor Mike Archer entitled “Ordering the vegetarian...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... collected from the cave floor. All of the historic roosting caves contained water and were inhabited by Cane Toads. In 2013, the search for Ghost bats was extended to the Camooweal Caves NP, the nearest known Ghost Bat colony to Riversleigh/Boodjamulla. Ghost Bats were found in seven caves in the Camooweal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.050
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The terrestrial lizard fauna of two regenerating mine sites situated at Cobar, western New South Wales was surveyed and compared with an unmined area in the same region. Animals were captured in pitfall traps and during regular searches of each site. The two mine sites surveyed were last mined...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
...Matthew Mo The Broad-tailed Gecko Phyllurus platurus is a saxicolous lizard occurring in the Sydney Basin including the Sydney Metropolitan Area. A search of desktop records confirms that populations remain across the region, including in the central business district and in long-established...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ian Abbott Information relating to the early decline of native mammal species in the western third of Australia, before the establishment of rabbits and foxes, was sought from recollections of oldtimers, archival records, historical documents, and searches of museum collections. Based...