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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 (2018) 39 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John Winter; Roger Martin; Nick Baker; John Kanowski; Luke Leung ABSTRACT During the 1999 community survey of Australian tree-kangaroos by the Tree Kangaroo and Mammal Group of the Atherton Tablelands, the well-known naturalist, John Young, submitted a detailed account of watching a tree-kangaroo...
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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): 263–266.
Published: 27 August 2014
...Aaron Payne In coastal New South Wales most frog species are observed calling and breeding in the warmer months of the year. One exception to this is the Jervis Bay Tree Frog Litoria jervisiensis, which displays a preference for calling and breeding in the cooler months of the year. There are some...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 329.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rainforests. Aust. Plants 9: 349-63. A general classification of Australian rainforests Aust. Plants 9 349 63 The Little Bent-wing Bat Minioptems australis roosting in a tree hollow Martin Schulzl 'Faculty of Resource Science and Management, Southern Cross University, P.O. Box 157, Lismore, New...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 207–213.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Jocelyn Bowyer; Graeme Newell; Cushla Metcalfe; Mark Eldridge Tree-kangaroos Dendrolagus sp. are a poorly known group of folivorous arboreal macropodid marsupials endemic to the rainforests of north-eastern Australia and New Guinea. Over the last century there has been little agreement...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 383–386.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Observations on the biology of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata (Anura: Hylidae), made on a single population in Sydney, New South Wales Allen E. Greerl and Alison MillsP 'The Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 2Division of Botany and Zoology, Australian National University...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Nicholas Carlile; David Priddel Australia's most widespread palm, the Cabbage Tree Palm Livistona australis (R. Br.) Mart. has only a few offshore populations, but one of considerable significance is on Cabbage Tree Island on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. This island is also the principal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 870–875.
Published: 20 October 2011
...A. Melzer; C. Baudry; M. Kadiri; W. Ellis Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus on St Bees Island displayed two significantly different patterns of tree species utilisation. Utilisation by day was complex with 36.5% in Eucalyptus tereticornis , Forest red gum, and 63.5% in a suite of non-eucalypt species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Sarah Munks; Mark Wapstra; Ross Corkrey; Helen Otley; Georgia Miller; Bernard Walker The relationship between environmental variables and the occurrence of potential hollows and hollow-bearing trees in three dry forest types (dry Eucalyptus delegatensis forest, E. pulchella - E. globulus - E...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Bats in suburban areas face a number of challenges adapting to what is a highly altered landscape. This is particularly true for species that prefer tree hollows for day roosts because the large, old trees that have developed suitable hollows are often removed from suburban areas. In suburban...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper examines the management of hollows in trees in the jarrah forest. In the first part of this paper we present a framework for development of strategies for the retention of hollow-bearing trees at the stand scale, and the information available for application of this process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... An ecological survey of tree trunk invertebrates in northern New South Wales was used as a model to demonstrate both the scale of arthropod diversity and the limits of our knowledge. Sticky traps were an effective way of systematically sampling trunk-utilising invertebrates, particularly Diptera...
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 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.011
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Little attention has been given to nature conservation in the Box-lronbark forests of the inland slopes of southeastern Australia. Past and current forestry practices have led to the widespread removal of mature trees and associated tree hollows. Birds and mammals were surveyed at two sites...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The importance of trees as nesting and foraging sites was investigated for 12 species of small, native, ground-dwelling mammals in 13 forests in southeastern and southwestern Australia. At least half of all observed foraging occurred on tree surfaces or hollows, loose bark, logs or leaf litter...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
.... Observations of denning (n=66) across 22 den trees identified that the gliders utilised between 1 and 4 dens during the study. Den trees were predominantly large Blue gum Eucalyptus tereticornis , with Gum-topped box Eucalyptus moluccana, Narrow-leafed ironbark Eucalyptus drepanophylla, Tindale’s stringybark...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... briefly summarized in this paper show patterns of steep declines in large old trees and declines in site occupancy by arboreal marsupials and birds. These changes contrast markedly with the responses of the two most common species of small mammals (the Agile Antechinus [ Antechinus agilis ] and Bush Rat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
... the discrepancies in dingo densities across the DBF to study the ecological role of Australia’s largest terrestrial predator. We used drone imagery, ground based shrub and tree counts, and camera trap footage to test our hypothesis that there are alternate states in plant, bird and mammal assemblages on either side...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Four issues influencing the management of hollow-dependent bats are examined for the Pilliga forests of inland NSW. These are: 1) the longevity of eucalypts and implications for the strategies for retaining hollow trees; 2) the condition of the forests and woodlands of the Pilliga at the time...