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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.020
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ian Abbott Information relating to the early decline of native mammal species in the western third of Australia, before the establishment of rabbits and foxes, was sought from recollections of oldtimers, archival records, historical documents, and searches of museum collections. Based...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 529–547.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of birds to logging of a small, relatively isolated woodland remnant in a landscape dominated by agriculture, with a focus on declining woodland birds. Approximately two thirds of a 120 ha cypress-eucalypt woodland remnant was selectively logged. Eighty bird species in total were recorded 2–3½ years after...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in New South Wales. Primarily, animals are balloted to licensed animal keepers and exhibitors. Otherwise, rehoming may be delegated to third party organisations, and pet shops licensed to sell reptiles are obligated to accept back returned reptiles for resale. From 2014 to 2017, at least 1,000 native...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Following the third session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations covered by this plenary session were: Citizen science for turtles: Risk, potentials and successes (Claudia Santori, University of Sydney) Unleashing the potential...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 140–150.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Following the third session of the forum, we held a question and answer session facilitated by Paul Willis. The presentations (including posters) covered by this plenary session were: Catherine Herbert (University of Sydney) - The paradox of “conservation islands”: What to do when threatened...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... for most bat species. Our third case study used mark-recapture of banded bats to estimate population dynamics in an experimental forest with environmental protection similar to that practised today in NSW forests (protection of riparian zones; habitat trees, rainforest). Analysis of 14 years of annual...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Calver; Grant Wardell–Johnson ABSTRACT Impacts on the forested bioregions of south–western Australia have, since first European settlement in 1826, been extensive and dramatic. Large–scale land clearing removed over two–thirds of the vegetation for agriculture and urbanisation. Other...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
...Jo-Anne Chuck; Julie Old This case study describes the conflicts between the needs of a university animal ethics committee to meet legislative requirements and the pedagogical outcomes for third year undergraduate project students working with animals in an Australian context. The projects...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 65–72.
Published: 17 March 2014
... years (range 1-22) and killed 6.4 dingoes (range 1-231). A small group of hunters made a significant contribution to the total scalp take over time and there was some evidence of harvesting amongst this group. Two-thirds of the scalps were taken by property owners or their relatives and only 22...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 398–404.
Published: 17 March 2014
... there was a substantial increase in the number of adult bell frogs present at the site. The other site where significant breeding occurred was within the BHP steel works. There was limited breeding at a third site which has been subjected to development for new housing. The adult frog population appeared to move amongst...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (1): 5–14.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the third letter, which describes the mammal fauna of Western Australia and some include the Pig-footed Bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus . A resume of the life of John Gilbert is included, with new information on his family background in England. Chisholm, A. H. (1940), "The story of John Gilbert...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 210–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., no tagged frogs were recorded to move between them. In contrast, one female bell frog moved 1.25 km between one of these and the third site over a 14 month-period. The ratio of male to female frogs was 2.5:1, suggesting either that the population is male-dominated or that females are more cryptic...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 82–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-frequenting species comprise about a quarter of the prey records. Birds may be captured at most levels of the strata, from the ground to the canopy, and in flight. Ghost Bats feed on a wide size range of avian prey, and although they may take animals up to about two-thirds their own mass, they have...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 3–25.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that immediately a habitat goes so does the species dependent on it. Only one-third of the 108 forest and woodland species discussed occur in multiple habitats and hence are well insulated against change. The use of progressively degraded habitats is explored and it is found that only a very few species can...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 443–446.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in Southwestern Victoria together with those from Naracoorte in South Australia form a southern phonotype ( M. s. bassanii ). Bats from East Gippsland in Victoria through to Torres Strait form the eastern phonotype ( M. s. oceanensis ). Bats from the Northern Territory form the third phonotype ( M. s. orianae...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... their second or third year of life, and are then capable of producing just one young per year. Such a breeding strategy will be successful only if flying-foxes are long-lived and suffer naturally low mortality rates. In this paper,we assess the vulnerability of flying foxes to extinction, using basic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-making were identified. First, inadequacy of community consultation workshops for achieving genuine stakeholder input and satisfaction. Second was a well-intentioned public consultation that resulted in management policy being oversold in support of special interest groups. Third was over-reliance...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.037
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... . They appear to have very restricted distributions, with almost one-third of species being endemic to the wet forests of north Queensland. Preliminary results from studies on the taxonomy, phylogeny and distribution of Australian baeines are discussed n i relation to their potential in biodiversity studies...