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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
... audit of a virtual fence installation in south-east Queensland, Australia. We assessed its reliability in flows of traffic and the effect that installation parameters and site conditions had on its effective operation in an urban setting. We made observations on the behavioural response of Eastern Grey...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Darcovich 2008). A freshwater wetlands are usually unnecessary. With urban group of small wetlands within the system are drained each freshwater wetlands increasingly being incorporated into year in early spring (August/September) and left to dry to coastal urban developments, assessing the...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... site fidelity in the longer term. chris.thomson@jacobs.com.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 disturbance urban development breeding success Monitoring the effect of habitat loss on life-cycle aspects of the Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae in a semi-urban...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: c.callaghan@unsw.edu.au © 2020 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2020 citizen science eBird species richness urban ecology bird surveys 468 2020 Theme edition: New Approaches to Zoology Australian Zoologist volume 40 (3) Introduction Urban sprawl and development are projected to...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Breeding behaviour was associated with late summer and autumn rain, but in some sites reproduction did not occur annually. Based on distribution and habitat preference, the region has five discrete populations. Urban development has fragmented populations. Email for corresponding author: gaiaresearch...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Catherine J. Price; Peter B. Banks ABSTRACT Despite their conspicuousness within urban environments, the ecology of commensal species is poorly understood. Urban environments are thought to provide abundant foraging and shelter resources for commensal species such as Black Rats Rattus rattus , but...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
... conservation efforts to maintain and promote habitat in areas where urban development is rapidly increasing. habitat variables Burhinus grallarius GIS habitat preferences shorebird prediction model Banks, P.B. and Bryant, J.V. 2007. Four-legged friend or foe? Dog walking displaces...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... range within the catchment. Agricultural clearing and urban development have also affected aquatic ecosystems. The pre-European environment was apparently characterized by creek and river systems subjected to periodic floods, but with clear water, low nutrient levels, and clean sandly or rocky...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... flight practices. We reviewed scientific literature on drone flights conducted to approach wildlife and collated and quantified references to factors that should be considered in the development of guidelines and policies. The most referenced controllable factors were approach distance, noise emissions...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Deb Lenson; Heidi Thomson; Mitchell Jarvis; Natalie Foster; Angie Radford; Lorraine Oliver; Damon L. Oliver; Joss Bentley ABSTRACT Flying-fox camps in urban areas are a contentious wildlife management issue. Since 2012, Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus have...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.083
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... population's dynamics over time, taking into account fluctuations in these parameters due to environmental conditions. Various management options for the long-term recovery and potential impacts of urban development were then modelled by varying adult mortality and carrying capacity. The bandicoot population...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... poorly conserved in national parks of the region and its habitat is threatened by continued clearing for agriculture and urban developments. The Grass Owl appears to be a rare vagrant to the Sydney region. The Southern Boobook and the Barn Owl may be common in the region, but their distribution and...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Bushland Reserves) had been surrounded by residential development for more than 50 years. The fifth (University of Western Sydney, Richmond campus) was surrounded by agricultural and peri-urban development. Records from the scientific literature, local natural history groups, amateur herpetologists and...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.102
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Past urban development and gardening practices have had a devastating impact on native wildlife in the suburbs. In this paper the reader is invited to envisage a future where the urban community has embraced the concept of gardens as indigenous wildlife habitat, generally free of lawns and with...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... of that year. Key words: Bird,Tapitallee, long-term study, Elliott, climate change, clearing native vegetation, fire. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2021.016 Introduction outbuilding was Elliott s developing studio and when he purchased the property it was filled with glass negatives. The critical...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
...Nathan Waltham; Jane Hughes; Peter Davie Balancing coastal urban development with species conservation and habitat protection can be challenging for managers especially where good quality ecological data is lacking. Primary freshwater crabs ( Austrothelphusa species) of the family Gecarcinucidae...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...Helen P. Waudby; Bradley P. Smith; Guy M. Robinson; Sophie Petit; Gill Earl ABSTRACT Social-ecological system (SES) frameworks offer a way of diagnosing the economic, environmental, and social issues driving human-canid conflict, and can assist in the development and testing of management...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 109–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The history of Koalas on Barrenjoey Peninsula illustrates how a carefully planned and managed reserve system is crucial for Koala conservation in urban areas. This must be established in the early stages of regional development The deficiencies of the reserve system on Barrenjoey Peninsula pose...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... includes the gradual degradation Wilson and Swan 2017). Austrelaps labialis rarely and loss of both spatial and structural habitat integrity exceed 850 mm in total length, possess prominent as, for example, during anthropogenic development lightened anterior supralabial barring, and may have (New 2006...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
....1204536109 Mackenzie, J. 2013. Scoping study to develop a research project(s) to investigate the presence or absence of Lyme disease in Australia. The Department of Health. Australian Government. Retrieved from: http://www.health.gov.au/ http://www.health.gov.au/ Marks, E.N. and Cribb, I.B. 1966...