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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
...J.C.Z. Woinarski ABSTRACT Natural environments are now much reduced or modified, with the consequence that many species have declined and become imperilled. However, such modifications have also led to range expansion or population increases in some other native species. Consequently...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
... and Atlas 2 , 1998 - 2001). Reporting rates, adjusted for survey effort, were compared for 347 bird species. Of these, 184 species (53%) showed no change between the two atlases, 83 (24%) were recorded more frequently during Atlas 2 , and 80 (23%) were recorded less frequently during Atlas 2...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 223–242.
Published: 31 August 2022
... information is available on the impact on rainforest specialised clutter dependant species such as the Golden-tipped Bat Phoniscus papuensis . Our aims were to assess the effects of fire on occupancy of habitat across the geographic range of P. papuensis in NSW, to determine the smaller scale effects of fire...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 352–385.
Published: 10 August 2022
...Gerasimos Cassis; Ryan Shofner; Shawn Laffan; Marina Cheng ABSTRACT This study examined the impact of the Black Summer 2019/20 wildfires in the Northeast Forests of New South Wales for seven priority heteropteran (= true bug) species, across a range of vegetation classes and host plants. Our area...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 179–185.
Published: 30 September 2020
... in the Turallo Nature Reserve long-term Little Whip Snake monitoring program. The observation represents the first documented record of an interspecific aggregation between these two species. Presumably, there may be thermal or anti-predatory advantages for the Little Whip Snake by aggregating with other snakes...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 24 May 2022
...Matthew Mo; Kylie Coutts-McClelland; Vanessa Wilson; Ron Haering; Lorraine Oliver; Linda Bell; Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus was listed as a vulnerable species by both the New South Wales (NSW) and Australian Governments in 2001. The NSW Government has...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 20 May 2022
... Government phasing out legal shooting of flying-foxes in June 2021. An investment toward non-lethal crop protection measures for a threatened species in New South Wales: the Flying-fox Netting Subsidy Program Matthew Mo1*, Joshua Gregory1, Vanessa Wilson2, Katie Robinson3, Kevin Dodds4 and Linda Bell1...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 May 2022
...Matthew Mo; Kylie Coutts-McClelland; Vanessa Wilson; Ron Haering; Lorraine Oliver; Linda Bell; Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT Managing the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a species vulnerable to extinction in New South Wales (NSW) is complicated by contentious issues arising from flying...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 358–366.
Published: 28 October 2021
...Peter B. Banks Distinguishing between whether a species is alien or native can be problematic, especially for introduced species that are long-established in new areas outside of their natural range. Transport by humans is the criterion for alien status used by many definitions, whereas arbitrary...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 146–155.
Published: 31 August 2021
...Chad Beranek; Stephen Mahony; Shawn Scott ABSTRACT We describe a 226 km range extension for the known distribution of the Western Soil-Crevice Skink Proablepharus reginae in Western Australia. This record from Cape Range National Park is the first for this species on the North West Cape and within...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Sydney. Water levels in Thirlmere Lakes have fluctuated over time, but there has been a recent decline that is of significant concern. In this study, we examined over one year the species composition and richness of zooplankton (Rotifera, Cladocera and Copepoda) and abiotic conditions in Lakes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from key conflict areas but also coincided with flying-fox numbers reducing as local blossom diminished. Ongoing community engagement played an important role in building community resilience to live with this threatened species, which is vital considering that Batemans Bay will likely continue...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Tania Reid; Damon L. Oliver; Linda Broome; Adam Fawcett; Katherine Howard; Piers Thomas; Simon Tracey; Gerry Andersen; Rachel Lowry ABSTRACT A diverse range of corporations, businesses and organisations play an important role in threatened species conservation. During...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT The task I am promoting in this paper is to expand the conservation and management focus from just threatened vertebrate species to include all non-threatened vertebrates. I reason that it is easily possible to do so because it lies within our long-standing legal and public...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and may exclude other birds from the habitats they occupy thereby affecting the composition of avian communities and the distribution of species on a landscape scale. Such behaviour has cascading effects on ecosystems, changing the abundances and kinds of plant-eating arthropods. A comprehensive knowledge...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
...Gonzalo Murialdo; Kristin Kleisner; Jack Wolfenden; Julie Old The bush stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius is listed as ‘Near threatened’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. In NSW, bush stone-curlews are listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 . The present...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the habitable range. Approximately 70% of the continent, with the exception of the wet tropics and extremely arid areas, were colonised by rabbits within 70 years, one of the fastest ever recorded colonisations of a vertebrate invasive species (Stodart and Parer 1988). Their reproductive prowess, combined...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 369–380.
Published: 23 December 2014
...Danny Wotherspoon; Shelley Burgin Testis volume is generally correlated with sperm production. Their size is, therefore, considered informative, and is widely used as a surrogate for reproductive ability in a range of species. Gonadal abnormalities that influence adult reproductive function...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
...Dana Vickers; John Hunter; Wendy Hawes Tree hollows are a major feature within Australian habitats and an important functional resource for many species in terms of shelter, reproduction, and thermoregulation. Water-filled tree hollows, or phytotelmata, also function as a valuable resource...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
... evidence for decline in temperate woodland birds: a nationally threatened assemblage of species. Biological Conservation 171: 145-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.029 Evaluating empirical evidence for decline in temperate woodland birds: a nationally threatened assemblage of species Biological...