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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 11 November 2022
..., School of Natural Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales 2109, Australia. Email: vanessa.pirotta@hdr.mq.edu.au white whale albinism humpback whale Migaloo cetacean citizen science Sighting records of Migaloo the white humpback whale provide evidence of Australian site...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 733–737.
Published: 24 January 2022
...William Terry passive acoustics rainfall Kaleidoscope frogs A note on the calling behaviour of Brown Toadlet, Pseudophryne bibronii, at a site in central Victoria William Terry Southern Cross University, Military Road, Lismore wterry@outlook.com.au Key words: passive acoustics, rainfall...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 276–282.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Sean FitzGibbon; Craig Franklin The ability of freshwater turtles to exchange respiratory gases with their aquatic environment is well known and facilitates prolonged dive durations among several species. Three main sites have been implicated in aquatic respiration (skin, cloaca and buccopharynx...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The most northern Australian haul-out site for the fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus is at Steamers Head, New South Wales (NSW). This study represents the first quantitative status report on the composition and abundance of seals at the Steamers Head haul-out and can be used...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... We review recent studies of the impacts of disturbance on the fauna of the jarrah forest, south-western Australia. In particular, we examine five case studies that provide alternative approaches to researching disturbance impacts. Assessing site-based studies of patterns of fire regimes lead us...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 20 January 2023
...Christopher I. MacGregor; Natasha M. Robinson; Wade Blanchard; David B. Lindenmayer ABSTRACT Dense ground cover and understory can be important as diurnal shelter for terrestrial mammals. Fire can lead to the short-term removal of much of this shelter. Here, we report on the shelter site selection...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 182–198.
Published: 31 August 2022
...Michelle Ward; James E.M. Watson; Aaron Greenville; Golo Maurer; Stephanie Todd; William Geary; Ayesha Tulloch ABSTRACT The 2019/20 wildfire season was devastating for Australia’s biodiversity and unprecedented in its extent and severity, yet the consequences for sites important for biodiversity...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 431–438.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for estimating millipede abundance unless the fine-scale spatial patterning of target species is known in advance. A third paradoxosomatid species known to be present near the survey sites, Dicranogonus sp., did not appear in any of the 938 pitfall samples containing millipedes. The overwhelming dominance...
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...
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 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.033
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.036
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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
... significantly alleviated. The adoption of this option then puts in place a sound foundation for information gathering and the development of site planning with appropriate community involvement. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 304–325.
Published: 10 August 2022
... recovery. This project aimed to determine spatial patterns in populations and assemblages of vertebrates, vertebrate temporal activity, and the diet of the invasive Red Fox Vulpes vulpes , across burnt and unburnt sites. Using remote camera traps we surveyed 12 unburnt and 10 burnt sites approximately 12...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 278–303.
Published: 24 June 2022
...Andrew J. Lothian; Martin J. Denny; Nicholas W. Tong ABSTRACT A major fire swept through Newnes Plateau near Lithgow in 2013, burning 50,000 hectares of bushland. Long-term monitoring programs were already established, with half the sites impacted by the fire. It was then possible to record changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 256–277.
Published: 09 May 2022
... resources in the burnt landscape is particularly important. In this study, we compared the numbers, survival and diets of three species of small mammal at two sites in tall open-forest in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The first site was subjected to a high severity experimental fire...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 386–461.
Published: 20 May 2022
.... Our study covered a range of ecosystem types over an area of approximately 20,400 km 2 . We searched 70 survey sites that differed in burn severity for all species of land snail visually on-site and by sifting leaf litter samples under a microscope in the laboratory. These survey sites were selected...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 11 November 2022
...Garry Daly; Glenn Hoye ABSTRACT Surveys for echolocating bats were conducted primarily by harp trapping and echolocation detection in the Shoalhaven region on the south coast region of New South Wales from 1989 to 2021. A total of 399 sites were surveyed by harp trapping and 175 sites through...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 592–607.
Published: 31 August 2022
...Rohan J. Bilney; Peter J. Kambouris; Jess Peterie; Craig Dunne; Kelly Makeham; Rodney P. Kavanagh; Leroy Gonsalves; Brad Law ABSTRACT A population of Yellow-bellied Glider Petaurus australis on the Bago Plateau, on the NSW south-western slopes, was first surveyed across 126 sites in 1995...