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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
... management plan for the growling grass frog Litoria raniformis, Pakenham, Victoria. Unpublished report prepared for VicRoads by Biosis Research Pty. Ltd. Parris, K.M. 2006. Urban amphibian assemblages as metacommunities. Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 757-764. Urban amphibian assemblages...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.082
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... predators from branches being used by a dominant herbivore on E. botryoides, Doratifera casta (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae). The declining state of urban remnants may be linked to a disruption of ecological processes associated with the loss of species from higher trophic levels, releasing herbivore...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...., species richness) for these urban greenspaces. Citizen science projects are continuously improving our understanding of ecology at broad temporal and spatial scales. But, many conservation-relevant decisions are idiosyncratic and made at small management scales (e.g., local government). Given a general...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca is an unexpected addition to the small number of native birds that have recently moved into urban and suburban areas. The arrival of the species in the Central Business District of Brisbane in South East Queensland has been accompanied...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The impacts of urbanisation on the biodiversity of native plants and animals are typically deleterious and potentially profound. These consequences are likely to increase as the size of the human population and geographic extent of many urban areas continue to expand. Unfortunately, the absence...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 119–124.
Published: 10 October 2011
... van der Ree R. and Nelson J. 2002a. The effectiveness of ‘Envirospray Ultrawax Flying-fox repellent’ as a deterrent against Grey-headed flying-foxes in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne – a pilot study. Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology – Research Report Number 5. 28 May 2002. van...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... We examine the nature and extent of listings of endangered ecological communities (EECs) under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 ( TSC Act ), including the role of endangered ecological communities in conservation from the landscape to species level. We ask how well...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 770–810.
Published: 16 March 2022
... of native woodland in eastern Australia since the introduction of European agriculture and urbanization. In particular, the change in ecological role of the Noisy Miner appears to be linked to the accelerated rates of deforestation in the post-war period. Such broadscale habitat modification has both...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Despite international concern for biodiversity loss, as urban pressure increases on the Cumberland Plain of Western Sydney, the native vegetation continues to be lost despite being classified as an ‘endangered ecological community’ under both state and federal legislation. While substantial...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (1): 160–161.
Published: 24 January 2022
..., Brad co-edited two special issues on Australasian bats for the Australian Journal of Zoology dedicated to the memory of Les Hall, a pioneer of Australian bat research. With his unrivalled expertise on topics from bats to forest sustainability and urban ecology, Brad is in frequent demand to assist...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... native vertebrates to large expanses of native vegetation on the urban perimeter, with many fewer species maintaining breeding populations in the Region's urban, suburban and rural terrestrial habitats as commensals of human society. A large proportion of the latter, particularly among birds, are species...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... The interaction between Eastern Grey Kangaroos (Macropus giganteus) and humans in peri-urban locations is one that excites great passion between conflicting views. Are the kangaroos a problem pest or a diminishing icon? And where conflicts occur between kangaroos, threatened species and ecological communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... nature urban ecology urban wildlife nature conservation political ecology sociology of nature public attitudes ABC n.d. WildWatch Australia. Australian Broadcasting Commission, Natural History Unit, http://www.abc.net.au/wildwatch/archive/default.htm, accessed 06/06/2005. http...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Aedes vigilax urban ecology wetland rehabilitation adaptive management Observations of an unexpected abundanceABSTRACT of estuarine mosquitoes associated with an urban freshwater wetland Hanford, J. K.1,2*, Hochuli, D. F.1, Webb, C. E.2,3 1 School of Life and Environmental Sciences,The University...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the development of conflicts between wild deer and people. Disagreement and politics among the wild deer stakeholder groups and a lack of knowledge of deer ecology, impacts and management techniques by government agency land managers continues to impede the effective management of urban deer populations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.100
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... surveys have considerable potential both to collect useful data and to increase community understanding of the ecology of urban wildlife. ...