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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar is a vulnerable endemic reptile restricted to the native grasslands of southeastern Australia. This study examined the effectiveness of fluorescent powders to track D . impar in its natural grassland habitat. A total of 15 lizards was tracked...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The Aboriginal songline or Dreaming track system may be examined from the point of view of an adaptive strategy for high mobility which makes it possible to map consumers on resources in a dominantly dry continent with highly variable weather patterns. The Dreaming track adaptation operates...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
...; Chris Slade; Stuart A. Mackenzie; Philip D. Taylor ABSTRACT Technologies for remotely observing animal movements have advanced rapidly in the past decade. In recent years, Australia has invested in an Integrated Marine Ocean Tracking (IMOS) system, a land ecosystem observatory (TERN), and an Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 168–179.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the present day distribution of this species. Surveys were targeted at rock outcrops, which provide critical shelter sites during the year. Sites were stratified on the basis of proximity to walking tracks and roads as a surrogate for potential anthropogenic disturbance. Despite the apparent suitability...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 26 January 2024
... and track different species of jellyfish, identify the advantages and limitations across these studies, and suggest methods to be adopted when using drones to monitor jellyfish. * [email protected] Jellyfish drones monitoring biomass The effectiveness and applications of drones...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
..., therefore result from young, dispersing animals attempting to cross the highway. Moreover, the locations of fatalities coincide with the intersection of side-tracks and the highway suggesting that some animals are dispersing along the tracks until they meet the highway. Realignment of the highway...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 643–653.
Published: 31 August 2022
... the impacts of fire in future. Such monitoring will need to incorporate the effects of other disturbance factors, such as habitat fragmentation, drought, salvage logging and longwall mining, that interact with fire, and also trial new methods to track and assist fauna to cope with the changing fire regimes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... in northern China, Mongolia and Russia to East Asia and Australasia each year, traversing more than 20 countries while on migration. Studies within individual nations have identified rapid declines in many species, yet progress toward a fully unified scheme for continuous tracking of population change...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of their switching their prey base to endemic land birds and breeding seabirds. Simultaneous point surveys and radio-tracking of two female owls over 14 months in 2009–2010 indicated that owls occupied small overlapping home ranges with smaller discrete home range cores. The population of Tyto novaehollandiae...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and management of a species. Although threats can be identified and easily quantified and long-term data has demonstrated the extent of the decline of freshwater turtle populations in southern Australia, solutions to minimise risks of extinction need to be developed and fast-tracked before turtles throughout...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and monitoring studies are critical to tracking the state of the environment, assessing the effectiveness of management interventions, and informing policy and practices. White and Travers, in their 38-year study of the changes in frog communities in response to sand mining, conclude that the impact of mining...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 658–668.
Published: 01 December 2018
... banding data demonstrated little effect (either no effect, or minor positive and negative effects) of harvesting history on survival and no effect on abundance or body condition. Environmental protection measures (and tracks) appeared to mitigate the impacts of dense regrowth and bats likely used...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David B. Lindenmayer; Lachlan McBurney; David Blair; Sam Banks ABSTRACT Many species of arboreal marsupials move regularly between den sites in hollow-bearing trees. We show, based on short-term radio-tracking data, that the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum ( Gymnobelideus leadbeateri...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
... relying on a combination of scent-tracking and speed to attack the scrubfowl. Both attacks were unsuccessful, although human intervention in the latter may have affected the outcome. The widely differing methods show that dogs are capable of adapting their hunting behaviour to suit particular situations...