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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., and have access to appropriate education programs and resources . Additionally, the A compact and cheap system for field euthanasia of small mammals: the need, design and trial Murray V. Ellis1 and Susan G. Rhind*2 1Office of Environment and Heritage, Ecosystem Management Science, Science Division, PO Box...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Banks; K. Nelika; A. Hughes; Tania Rose Domestic dogs are typically prohibited from National Parks and other wildlife reserves partly because managers fear that dog faeces will deter native small mammals from their normal behaviours. We tested this notion for two native small mammals in Ku...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
...James Val; Damon Oliver; Michael Pennay; John McLaughlin; Peter Ewin; Else Foster Baseline surveys of reptiles, birds and small mammals that occur in Dune Mallee woodlands in the Lower Murray Darling catchment of south-western New South Wales were conducted at 60 sites between October 2007...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
.... Factors affecting pitfall capture rates of small ground vertebrates in arid South Australia. II. Optimum pitfall trapping effort. Wildlife Research 28: 61-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR99058 Read, D.G., 1985. Notes on capture techniques for small mammals of the arid zone. Australian Zoologist 21...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 5–9.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on the comparative moult patterns in three small native mammal species trapped from the Central Highlands ofMctoria: two dasyurid rnar- supials, Antechinus stuartii and A. swainsod, and the murid rodent Rattus fuscipes. MATERIALS and METHODS The animals were caught in break-back traps during survey work from 1980-82...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The small mammal fauna of cattle-grazed and moderately frequently-burnt forest areas was compared with that of ungrazed forest using systematic replicated live-trapping over 18 months at 12 sites in north-eastern New South Wales. Nine species of small mammals were captured during the study...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... the effects of a typical road in an arid ecosystem on kangaroo populations and communities, threatened small mammal species ( Sminthopsis macroura and Leggadina forresti ), and small mammal and lizard communities over two years. We determined which vertebrate populations and communities were negatively...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
...Peter McDonald; Chris Pavey Populations of Australian desert rodents are known to undergo booms in response to resource pulses following periods of high rainfall. Australia's arid-adapted Tyto owls have been recorded responding functionally and numerically to these small mammal booms, though...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Matthew Stanton; Jason Anderson State Forests of me southwestern slopes of New South Wales were surveyed for ground dwelling mammals utilizing hair baps (42 sites), small mammal traps (11 sites), nocturnal searches (253 sites), scat and animal sign observations, opportunistic observations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 57–64.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Live-trapping techniques were used for amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals, and birds were identified along line transects. Habitat attributes measured were the height and density of ground cover, and the depth and density of soil cracks. Total species identified included 1 amphibian, 12 reptiles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (2): 89–93.
Published: 17 March 2014
... exchange of animals. We compared mammal use of long-established drainage culverts and newly constructed tunnels under the Maldon-Dombarton rail line, near Wollongong, New South Wales. Small mammals used the established culverts, but use of the new tunnels was predominantly by feral predators. We predict...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... briefly summarized in this paper show patterns of steep declines in large old trees and declines in site occupancy by arboreal marsupials and birds. These changes contrast markedly with the responses of the two most common species of small mammals (the Agile Antechinus [ Antechinus agilis ] and Bush Rat...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 13 April 2021
... relationship persisted regardless of rainfall. The activity of rabbits and small mammals was lower where dingoes were absent and fox activity was high, while the activity of macropods was higher in the absence of dingoes. Feral cat activity did not differ significantly between sites under different dingo...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
... groups was insufficient. Multiple survey methods are required to sample taxa such as reptiles and small mammals. Costs per methods were approximately equal when comparing different techniques such as pitfall, cage, Elliott and funnel traps. This study demonstrates that it is straightforward to use simple...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 560–568.
Published: 20 October 2011
... and given their propensity to prey on ground nesting sea birds, were identified as a threat to Shearwaters ( Puffinus spp.) in the Bowen Island Management Plan 1988. Small mammal trapping and spotlighting surveys were carried out prior to baiting in 1993 to assess the non-target species at risk of poisoning...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... intended to provide refuge habitat to small mammals and were monitored for 123 days using motion-sensitive cameras. Rat activity was positively associated with sites that had the log piles added, with no rat activity recorded at any of the control sites (without log piles), despite the presence...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Peter Banks; Grainne Cleary; Chris Dickman The foreshore of Sydney Harbour includes extensive areas of protected native bushland that are an iconic and world-renowned feature of the Sydney landscape. Despite this vegetative cover, however,native small mammals are uncommon and the bushland...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 January 2019
...) - Killing pest animals: are all methods equal? Susan Rhind (University of Wollongong) and Murray Ellis (Office of Environment and Heritage NSW) - Euthanasia in the field. A compact and cheap system for field euthanasia of small mammals; the need, design and trial. Rosie Cooney (University of New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... diet. We established prey importance based on dietary composition of red fox scats, and related this information to landscape structure. The relationship between scat composition and the frequency of detection and spatial patterns of occurrence of small mammals based on survey data from the same region...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 129–133.
Published: 12 September 2014
... bucket). Increased captures may have some relationship to habitat type (i.e. small mammals more abundant in grassland habitat). Though this particular array has some benefits in increasing trap success, the use of multiple survey techniques is recommended for any thorough fauna inventory. fauna...