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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... in south-west Queensland, most notable for the presence of the night parrot Pezoporus occidentalis . We conducted two fauna surveys over 22 sites representing Spinifex grasslands, and Mitchell and Chenopod grassland habitats in 2018 and 2019, using pitfall, funnel and Elliott traps, and active searching...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and delivery of services. To inform this process, we undertook an extensive review of the sector. We report here on the results from our survey of NSW volunteer wildlife rehabilitators, who have collectively reported over 1,000,000 rescues of sick and injured free-living wildlife over the past 16 years...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 May 2020
...B. Law; L. Gonsalves; R. Bilney; J. Peterie; R. Pietsch; P. Roe; A. Truskinger ABSTRACT Cost-effective surveys of low density koala populations are challenging, but technological developments in the acoustics field offer great potential for landscape-scale surveys and monitoring. We assessed...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Yarrigan National Park (NP), in the southern Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2011 to 2013. The total identified herpetofauna community comprised 11 frog species (three families) and 35 reptiles (10...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Garry Daly; Glenn Hoye Reptile surveys were conducted in the early 1990s in the Dorrigo Forest Management Area, an area formerly comprising timber-production forests managed by the Forestry Commission of New South Wales. The surveys consisted of searches for reptiles along 54 transects together...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This short paper documents incidental records of S. murina detected using artificial shelter objects established during herpetofauna surveys in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, and discusses the potential value of this survey technique as a complement to conventional trapping methods...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michael J. Murphy; Jessica K. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Merriwindi State Conservation Area, a small conservation reserve in the western Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2009 to 2011. In total, 14 frog species (three families) and 25 reptile...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 248–255.
Published: 21 March 2014
...Robert Taylor The Pale Imperial Hairstreak Butterfly Jalmenus eubulus is associated with Brigalow Acacia harpophylla communities in Queensland. The only previous record from New South Wales (NSW) was in a Travelling Stock Reserve south of Boggabilla in 1977. A two week survey was undertaken around...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 166–174.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Bradley Law; Jason Anderson During March 1997 we surveyed for Myotis macropus at 18 water bodies along the Murray River in River Red Gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis forests in the Millewa and Perricoota/Koondrook State Forests, using Anabat II detectors and harp-traps. Although no M. macropus were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 267–274.
Published: 17 March 2014
... survey to estimate both relative and absolute kangaroo densities. Methodology for fixed-wing aircraft was developed in the 1970s and has generally become standardized in areas where it is applied. The technique allows for broad-scale coverage of management areas and involves flying at a set height, speed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Brown; Keith Cherry; Jennifer Nelson; Louise Grgat The Menindee Lakes system in the Darling Riverine Plains bioregion in western New South Wales supports a diverse terrestrial vertebrate fauna. A survey of this fauna in spring 2000 and summer 2001 for the New South Wales Department of Land...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 275–279.
Published: 17 March 2014
... assumes a greater importance. Associated with this is the requirement that the survey method used be consistent. If this is the case, as has been common practice, then the negative, but consistent bias of standard fixed-wing aerial surveys of kangaroos can be redressed through the use of correction...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. C. Grigg; L. A. Beard; P. Alexander; A. R. Pople; S. C. Cairns Twenty-one surveys have been conducted using a Cessna 182 in the pastoral zone of South Australia, covering the twenty year period 1978 to 1998, flying the same transacts and using the same method. Considerable attention has been...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 57–64.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D.G. Read A pilot survey for vertebrate fauna was conducted in four habitats on the floodplain of the Great Anabranch of the Darling River in western New South Wales. The objective was to develop suitable techniques for surveys of the fauna diversity inhabiting these diverse and variable habitats...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
...M. Schulz; M.C. de Oliveira A survey of the microchiropteran fauna of Kroombi Tops, central Queensland identified a total of twenty species. This Survey recorded nine additional species to previous surveys due to a greater survey effort, sampling in remote areas away from access roads and employing...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. S. Kutt A short terrestrial vertebrate survey was conducted in November 1994 in the coastal wetlands surrounding the Cairns International Airport. Six discrete habitat types were recorded for the study area: sand ridge woodland; beach dune low woodland/shrubland; mangrove-intertidal; eucalyptus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 421–431.
Published: 17 March 2014
... survey protocol (using pitfall traps, Elliott traps and nocturnal and diurnal active searches). The proportion of records of snakes, pygopodids, frogs, two dragon species, the gecko Diplodactylus ciliaris and the rodent Pseudomys delicatulus was markedly greater in the pipeline than in the quadrat-based...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 470–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... populations over a greater area. Three threatened species (Brolga. Pink Cockatoo, Yellow-bellied Sheathtail Bat) were recorded as well as a new range extension for the reptile Lerista xanthura . Ten species from this survey have not been recorded in the nearby Nocoleche Nature Reserve, indicating...