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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (3): 10–12.
Published: 17 March 2014
... that was later used verbatim in the type description of Platycercus pulcherrimus Gould, 1845. This species, now named Psephotus pulcherrimus (Gould), is the Paradise or Ant Hi Parrot, which has not been seen alive since 1927 but may still exist in remote parts of Queensland (Forshaw and Cooper 1981). A type...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
... on five properties: Cardington ( ca 1860-1868), Nanama and Merool Creek (1866-1877), Tyndayrey (1878-1882) and Wittagoona (1884-1889). Among his herpetological collections (lodged in the Australian Museum) were primary type specimens of three species, the frog Limnodynastes interioris Fry, 1913...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in the importance of different prey types in the diet of red foxes Cameron A. Graham1,3, Martine Maron1, Clive A. McAlpine1,2 1. The University of Queensland, Landscape Ecology and Conservation Group, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, Brisbane, Australia. 4068 2. The University...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 103–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... its own procedure. It shall render a proposal for resolution of the dispute, which the parties shall consider in good faith. Non-legally binding authoritative statement of principles for a global consensus on the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests (What...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Typically, reserve selection is based on representative community types classified primarily by vegetation. Whether they contain representative faunal communities has been little tested. The distribution and abundance of carabid beetles from 41 sites, representing a range of plant community...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation of biological diversity is a foundation of ecologically sustainable management. To assess sustainability with regard to biodiversity conservation, forest managers are using forest type as a surrogate for ecosystem and species diversity. This paper investigates the applicability...
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
... roosting behaviour. The types of resources available to bats may influence their roosting behaviour and have consequences for social interactions, predation risk and parasite loads. At Gresswell Nature Conservation Reserve, in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, there are both natural hollows and bat boxes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 386–461.
Published: 20 May 2022
.... Our study covered a range of ecosystem types over an area of approximately 20,400 km 2 . We searched 70 survey sites that differed in burn severity for all species of land snail visually on-site and by sifting leaf litter samples under a microscope in the laboratory. These survey sites were selected...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.010
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The forests of northeastern Queensland can be grouped into four broad types and while the conservation needs of fauna in each type overlap considerably, the emphasis differs. Currently, for rainforest the barrier and intrusive effects of utility corridors, and the rehabilitation of habitat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 534–560.
Published: 24 June 2022
... by the 2019–2020 bushfires. The tests were conducted under controlled laboratory conditions to investigate the thermal response of different designs to radiant heat and changes in ambient temperature. We examined how paint type (i.e., no paint, white exterior paint, and reflective white paint), insulation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.084
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Sydney. Native snails are found in all vegetation types in and around Sydney, with some species, such as the Red Triangle Slug Triboniophorus graeffei commonly encountered in suburban gardens. Nearly all species are associated with specific vegetation or habitat types, such as the Cumberland Plain...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... birds nest only on vertical or horizontal dead branches, while others require shrubs or dense ground vegetation. There are significant differences between plant species in the foraging resources available to birds. For example, bark type and the associated arthropod fauna differ between tree species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
... manage, store, visualise and analyse animal location data. The majority of the data stored in the facility has been collected by animal-borne satellite biotelemetry devices (i.e. GPS and ARGOS), but other types of individual-based location data (mark-recapture, VHF, Acoustic) have also been uploaded...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 388–407.
Published: 29 July 2020
... interface and hybridisation in the NPA, we hypothesised that some dingo-type dogs might exhibit domestic dog traits. During 12 months of monitoring, 24 phenotypically-based dingo-type dogs were identified. Seven of these that were studied in more detail exhibited both dingo-like and domestic dog-like traits...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 592–607.
Published: 31 August 2022
...-fire in 2020/21. An occupancy modelling approach was used to estimate trends in occupancy between 1995 and 2020/21, including the influence of various covariates. Initial occupancy was positively associated with the extent of Montane Gums and mixed Wet Peppermint/Montane Gum forest types within a 450 m...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... colonists. Overall, more birds have decreased in the semi-arid zone of the Division than in the arid zone, and more in mallee scrub and eucalypt woodland than in other vegetation types, due largely to the pattern of vegetation clearing in the Division. Other factors (overgrazing, introduced predators...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2018
... differences in relation to plumage colour morph, sex, age and individual variation to consider the potential for identifying individual birds, and, (3) examine environmental and temporal effects on calling behaviour. Three types of calls were identified: screech, continuous screech and chatter calls...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 655–666.
Published: 02 September 2021
... department wildlife shelter returns database for Victoria, Australia, were examined to determine the importance of certain admission types. Koala Vehicle Collisions (KVCs) and dog attacks were important contributors to the overall intake of injured koalas. However, KVCs were the most numerous recorded cause...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 111–129.
Published: 04 August 2021
...% of intraspecies comparisons on individual plots differed. The differences were the result of temporal and spatial differences in the types and abundances of foraging substrates and the prey available to foraging birds. Each species has its own unique requirements and management targeted at one or a few species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 1–29.
Published: 07 July 2021
..., noise emissions and airspeed. Other frequently referenced controllable factors included drone type, take-off distance, flight pattern, pilot experience and competence, whether consecutive flights were conducted and flight duration. The most referenced environmental factors were animal taxa, biological...