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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.090
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Large Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii has often been perceived as a native species thriving in our rapidly expanding urban landscape. We used a number of historical and current data sets to assess whether this perception is supported by direct evidence. Investigation of museum...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Over-winter roosting sites for Eastern Bent-wing Bats Miniopterus schreibersii oceanensis occur in urban areas including parts of greater Sydney. Most of the known over-winter roost sites in Sydney are located in the northern and western suburbs (Hoye and Spence 2004). Only one roosting site...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., little scientific research has been conducted on nest box usage in urban environments in Australia. The present study explored the use of bat boxes by insectivorous bats in urban Brisbane. Over the three-year study, bat box use in Brisbane increased steadily to over 80%. Five of the 22 hollow-using bat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the social and political context of flying-fox camp management, in addition to flying-fox ecology. Key words: Camp management, Grey-headed Flying-fox, human-wildlife conflict, Pteropus poliocephalus, urban ecology DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.002 Introduction al. 2017). Microchiropteran bats are rarely...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Atlas of NSW wildlife. The Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW. Threlfall, C., Law, B., Banks, P. 2013. Roost selection in suburban bushland by the urban sensitive bat Nyctophilus gouldi. Journal of Mammalogy 94(2): 307-319. Roost selection in suburban bushland by the urban sensitive bat...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... and Lentini, bad-you-can-taste-it-bats-plague-australian-tourist-town P.E. 2018. Land manager perspectives on conflict mitigation strategies for urban flying-fox camps. Diversity 10: 39. httpsdoi. Anonymous. 2016c. Flying-foxes a natural disaster for NSW org/10.3390/d10020039 town of Batemans Bay. SBS News...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leroy Gonsalves; Brad Law ABSTRACT The Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus is a threatened echolocating bat that uses a specialised ‘trawling' foraging strategy to hunt for aquatic prey. While the species is well known in freshwater habitats, in 2014 it was recorded for the first time roosting...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
.... are a prominent component of the urban fauna in eastern and northern Australia (Parry Jones 1987; Markus and Hall 2004). Flying-foxes typically roost during the day in communal camps that range in size from just a few individuals to hundreds of thousands of bats and they may be occupied seasonally...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 166–174.
Published: 17 March 2014
... were recorded from 11 taxa (Table 1). In the roosting bats. I first hour after dark. this translates to 1.3 I RESULTS Records of Myotis macropus Myotis mamopus was infrequently recorded in the River Red Gum forests near Deniliquin. No M . macropus were trapped during the 46 trap-nights spent at the 18...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
... targeted for urban and rural residential development to cater for an ongoing, rapid increase in human population. The conclusion drawn from this study was that Grey-headed Flying-foxes are vulnerable to population decline from the ongoing clearing of their critical over-wintering habitat in lowland coastal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Roosting and foraging ecology of the Queensland Blossum Bat Syconycteris australis in northeastern New South Wales: flexibility in response to seasonal variation. Wildlife Research 20: 419-32. Roosting and foraging ecology of the Queensland Blossum Bat Syconycteris australis in northeastern New South...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
... colony of this species. The limited availabilitv of roost tree may be the cause of this large aggregation bf bats. The importance of checking mature or dead trees prior to felling is demonstrated by the between the sexes, but significant differences occurred between bats from Brightview and Mt. Isa...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 37–39.
Published: 01 June 1990
... those dependent on caves for roost sites; urban dwelling bats versus those negatively affected by urbania; bats which are migratory versus those which are sedentary; bats with high daily mobility versus those which remain in a small area; social versus non-social bats; and those relying on patchy versus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 71–78.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Priorities in ecological studies were considered to be habit selection and roost selection, followed by studies of movements and diets. Respondents agreed that there was a value of bat research to broader conservation issues: rainforest plant species benefit from seed dispersal by fruit bats; surveys of bats...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Lim, V., Ramli, R., Bhassu and S., Wilson, J. 2018. Pollination implications of the diverse diet of tropical nectar-feeding bats roosting in an urban cave. PeerJ 6: e4572. doi: 10.7717/ peerj.4572. Lima, S.L. and O Keefe, J.M. 2013. Do predators influence the behaviour of bats? Biological Reviews...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327243
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... and Olsen, J. 1992. Does rain hamper hunting by Webster, A., Cooke, R., Jameson, G. and Wallis, R. 1999. breeding raptors? Emu 92: 184-187. httpdx.doi.org/10.1071/ Diet, roosts and breeding of Powerful Owls Ninox strenua in MU9920184 a disturbed, urban environment: a case for cannibalism? Or a Parsons, H...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 133–147.
Published: 10 October 2011
...), that provided nest and roost sites for threatened owls and microchiropteran bats, and boulder piles (pictured) that sheltered the threatened Hastings River Mouse Pseudomys oralis. Road works caused extensive sedimentation (pictured) that destroyed breeding habitat of the threatened Stuttering Frog Mixophyes...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 655–678.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Wildlife Research 24 417 32 Churchill, S. 1998. Australian Bats. New Holland Publishers, Sydney, NSW. Australian Bats Christidis, L. and Boles, W. 1994. The Taxonomy and Species of Birds of Australia and its Territories. Royal Australian Ornithological Union Monograph 2. Clemann, N...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the number of waste of time and cost more management than it is camps has rocketed from 7 to 20, but it hasn t happened worth to preserve what s left there? consistently. It s happened in a stepwise progression. So our understanding is that the numbers of bats in urban HARRY RECHER: No, they re better than...