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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Forest managers have neglected the vital role of fruit-eating and blossom-feeding vertebrates as pollinators and seed dispersers in forest tree reproduction. Grey-headed Flying Foxes are obligate frugivores and nectarivores of eastern Australian forests. This study demonstrates their importance...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... named after Darwin: a Leaf beetle Idiocephala darwini ; a Seed bug Ontiscus darwini ; a Gasteruptiid wasp Foenus darwinii ; and a Bee Halictus darwiniellus . The remaining novel insects comprise six Leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae), four Stink bugs (Pentatomidae), a Seed bug (Lygaeidae), an Assassin bug...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Fruit-eating birds disperse many rainforest seeds, thereby influencing rainforest regeneration. The abundance of these birds may change following forest clearing, causing differences in seed dispersal between extensively-forested and fragmented areas. We assessed the responses of 26 frugivorous...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
... species richness, cover and plant resources: flowering and seeding)? We considered both ‘standard lags’, i.e., the conditions at time i prior to sampling, and ‘cumulative lags’, i.e., the conditions prevailing over the entire period since time i . Ant species richness in samples responded positively...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... and ensure their long-term survival. A “raiders versus residents” model of seed dispersal, shown in Spectacled Flying Foxes Pteropus conspicillatus , is important in increasing the success of seedling survival because the residents force the raiders to leave their territories which causes seeds...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 359–368.
Published: 17 March 2014
... stomachs contained plant material, with lower frequencies of arthropods. Fruits and seeds were the predominant parts of plants consumed. The dominant arthropods eaten were insect larvae and beetles. Occasional vertebrate items found in stomachs were mostly sourced as carrion. No significant differences...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the species in Australia is discussed. The imperative for conservation management of the Spectacled Flying Fox is emphasized regardless of its official conservation status, particularly in relation to seed dispersal and pollination of rainforest plants. The most important component of this management must...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 71–78.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Priorities in ecological studies were considered to be habit selection and roost selection, followed by studies of movements and diets. Respondents agreed that there was a value of bat research to broader conservation issues: rainforest plant species benefit from seed dispersal by fruit bats; surveys of bats...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 426–436.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Darren Shelly Eighty-two species of vertebrates were recorded from an area of cypress pine and ironbark forest within Goonoo State Forest, located 42 Idiometres north-east of Dubbo. New South Wales. Grass-seed-eating birds were uncommon due to the lack of gasses within the forest. Small birds...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... effect of poisoned plants whose seeds and flowers contain 1080. Western vertebrate subspecies have evolved resistance which is not present in estern subspecies and so resistance can evolve within the lifetime of a species. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Karl Vernes; James Trappe The diet of the Red-legged Pademelon Thylogale stigmatica has previously been described as comprising a range of dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants, rainforest fruits, seeds, and some fungi. We collected T. stigmatica faecal samples from a rainforest-open forest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 90–95.
Published: 04 October 2011
... components of the diet of a recently re-introduced population of bilbies at Scotia Sanctuary, in western New South Wales, from faecal material collected over a period of 13 months. Animals consumed more invertebrates than green plant material and seeds throughout the study, although there was temporal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... separate captive colonies, can be utilised to maintain genetic vigour, thus preventing in-breeding in potential seed populations that can then be returned to restored habitat. The development of AI technology in flying-foxes has been hampered by the atypical reproductive biology of female Megachiroptera...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox, Pteropus poliocephalus , is listed as a threatened species in NSW, Victoria and nationally. The Grey-headed Flying-fox is a key species in maintaining forest ecosystems through the pollination of native trees and the dispersal of rainforest seeds. This threatened...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... complement of forest birds is to be conserved, each of these resources must be managed across the entire forest estate and not just where logging is taking place. It is equally important to manage the impacts of fuel reduction burns. The availability of foliage, seeds, fruits, nectar, lerp, arthropods...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to recruit back in adequate numbers to service fully the pollination requirements of winter- and spring-flowering plants that suffer reduced seed production. These bird-plant systems operate at a regional scale, and restoration should focus on putting back native vegetation on good quality agricultural land...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.076
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the transect. Of these, 20 % increased in abundance and 40 % decreased with 10 species proceeding to local extinction. Since 1928, Kings Park and the urban landscape of Perth has been increasingly dominated by large nectar-feeding and seed-eating birds. Small insectivores, particularly ground and shrub...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.054
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
.... The microclimate of camps needs more research, as does the seeding of new areas with ground litter containing flying-fox droppings, and the location of orphan release cages set up in prospective new camp sites. Nevertheless, it is apparent that in the future it will make more sense to manage flying-fox camps where...