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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the ecology of honeyeaters is therefore basic to the conservation management of Australia's natural environments. In this paper, we describe the foraging ecology of honeyeaters in the Great Western Woodland (GWW) during the spring, comparing the use of resources between species and locations. Species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Centre for Appropriate Technology, Alice Springs; Greening Australia, Northern Territory (online) Available: [http://www.icat.org.au/media/Resources/integrated%20services/bushtech%2035%20lo%20res.pdf] Barlow, N.D. 1997. Modelling immunocontraception in disseminating systems. Reproduction...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
... of the behaviour and diet of the Southern Boobook on the western edge of the Simpson Desert in the Northern Territory. Methods The study area is located on Andado Station on the western edge of the Simpson Desert, approximately 220 km southeast of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory (-25.1272°, 135.3962...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Pty Ltd, Spring Hill 4000, Australia. 6 Environment and Planning Group, GHD Pty Ltd, Brisbane, 4000, Australia. 7 EcoIndig Resources Pty Ltd, Kenmore, 4069, Australia. A B S T R A C T Previous approaches to indirect detection of koala presence have been proposed, however, the present paper identifies...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... This paper outlines a tree-planting scheme with the dual aim of conserving Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus and reducing damage to fruit crops. Grey-headed Flying-foxes experience resource bottlenecks during winter and spring because of past habitat clearing and the erratic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 40.
Published: 01 June 1990
..." to "We can". Response to Les Hall Bruce Thompson Conservation Commision, Alice Springs, Northern Territory A general lack of information on the distribution and abundance of many bat species certainly hinders our ability to assess their conservation status. The most visible species, the flying-foxes...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 58–59.
Published: 01 June 1990
... Resources Management Series No.4. Wildlife conservation in Australia: an inland view S. R. Morton CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology, P.O. Box 2111, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 The interior of Australia is a land of soil deficiencies. If it isn't lack of nutrients that dominates biological...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Important freshwater systems found in arid areas range from springs to waterholes and rivers. Periods of extreme aridity in the Pleistocene, especially during the last glacial period, resulted in the drying of most freshwater systems apart from a few permanent water holes and artesian springs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to four months following spring floods, and from four to seven months following autumn floods. The average lag times from flooding under the nest trees to first broods of ducks were one to two months, regardless of season of flooding. Average lag times to peak breeding of Darter, cormorants, herons...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 310–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Vardon; Boyd Simpson; David Sherwell; Christopher Tidemann A small colony (100-5000) of Little Red Flying-foxes Pteropus scapulatusis usually resident at Mataranka Hot Springs in the semi-arid zone of the Northern Territory of Australia between October and February. In 1994-95 this changed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
... become sexually mature at a SVL of approximately 42 mm and 46 mm. respectively. In the Sturt sample, testis size is much larger in spring that in autumn. In the species as a whole, reproduction occurs between early spring and mid-autumn. Females with yolking follicles or oviducal eggs range in size from...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 361–372.
Published: 14 October 2011
... spring or summer and should target ponds that are warm and fish-free. Program success was also limited by the numbers of tadpoles available for release. The lack of tadpoles for spring/summer release since the 2003/2004 breeding season has prevented evaluation of new, relatively warm ponds. Any captive...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
... autumn and spring were compared to a similar study of koalas in summer and winter, also in central Queensland, to generate a seasonal picture of the response of koalas to climatic variation. We also compared the microclimate temperature of a range of food and non-food tree species against daily ambient...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of small wetlands at Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, were drained in spring 2016 and allowed to refill via rainfall to improve conditions for the endangered green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea . Below-average rainfall was experienced that summer and the wetlands did not fully refill until early autumn...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 646–657.
Published: 01 December 2018
... are poorly understood. We pitfall-trapped ants in winter and spring over a twenty-two year period (1992–2013) in the Simpson Desert, central Australia. We asked: over what time-scale does ant activity (abundance and species richness) respond to climate (temperature and precipitation) and vegetation (plant...
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
... elevations where only 2% remains. Within this region floral resources are more abundant during winter and spring when plants growing on poor quality soils flower. Honeyeaters recruit into these areas during winter and breed before departing as floral resources wane. Honeyeaters regularly move distances of 10...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2-3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2–3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the proximity of others. During the spring mating season (August–September) of 2017, a large male Carpet Python took up residence with a reproductive female on the roof of a house in northeastern New South Wales for at least six weeks, and was observed in intense battles with two rival males that arrived...