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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.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... to the Sydney Olympic Site, have been well studied since the 1980s and probably are the best-studied urban wetlands in New South Wales. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. K. Hanford; D. F. Hochuli; C. E. Webb ABSTRACT Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified as a potential source of mosquitoes of pest and public health concern in Australia. Mosquitoes most commonly associated with these habitats include Anopheles annulipes , Culex annulirostris , Culex...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... years. The impact that this increase has had on other wetland species has largely gone unmeasured. Information available on the success of this species in urban environments is scant although there is documented evidence on the impact of Ibis and other large wetland birds on wetland habitats. The long...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.085
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In the urban environment the impact of human activity often results in the construction of tidal barriers to estuarine fish passage and/or highly modified fish habitats. The modified, shallow estuarine habitat of the urban Rockdale wetland corridor, Botany Bay, is used by estuarine fish and its...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 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 substrates...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Western Botany Bay is an extensively urbanized area only 10 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. The residential and light industrial estates that span the landscape conceal a rich landscape that was once a major food source for early Sydney. The hinterland of western Botany Bay was not settled until...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... that the feral species was currently at a competitive advantage over the native species. aquatic vertebrate pest urban wetlands invasive aquatic species Australian freshwater turtle tortoise Sydney Basin Turtle Emydura macquarii dharuk Chelodina longicollis Beeton, R. J. S., Buckley...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of New South Wales. Under defined circumstances biodiversity impacts due to urban development may be offset elsewhere, often in rural areas, where equivalent biodiversity values are identified. This legislation was modelled on the United States of America (US) wetland mitigation banking approach. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... in south-west Western as vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered, with Australia, the Oblong turtle (Chelodina oblonga) persists in declines documented in multiple species in recent decades a number of urban wetlands (Santoro et al. 2020); however, (Santoro et al. 2020; Spencer et al. 2018; Van...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 178–187.
Published: 27 August 2014
... sex ratio, size structure, biomass, and density of Gambusia holbrooki populations in wetlands used for storage of 1) tertiary treated sewage effluent; 2) urban stormwater runoff; and 3) wetlands without effluent supplementation (control wetlands). Those wetlands that had previously been determined...
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
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 157–172.
Published: 28 October 2014
... and from March 2013 to March 2014 the species had declined in abundance and distribution. Most of the recorded breeding occurred in ephemeral wetlands: dispersal from these sites involved movements over highly modified rural and urban landscapes. Refuge sites populated outside the breeding events were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney is among the fastest-growing urban regions in Australia. An important environmental impact of urban sprawl is the loss and maintenance of remaining biodiversity values. The current study focuses on native vertebrate fauna, excluding fish, pelagic species and vagrants. This group...
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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 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... and urban expansion. Further urbanization of this area will almost certainly have a profound impact on frog populations and conservation of wetland habitats is imperative if the decline in both abundance and diversity of frogs in this area is to be halted. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
... and saline wetlands (Port Stephens). The spatial model developed for this endangered bird will help direct conservation efforts to maintain and promote habitat in areas where urban development is rapidly increasing. Key words: habitat variables, Burhinus grallarius, GIS, habitat preferences, shorebird...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.096
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Art, for us, has the potential power to activate the soul, the conscience and the imagination of society. We are public artists working with nature in the urban and suburban contexts. The topic of the paper is an environment rehabilitation project in Fairfield, in western Sydney, called...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
... suggestions by interacting on the GitHub repository s issues page: httpsgithub. com/coreytcallaghan/urban_greenspaces/issues. Not all urban greenspaces are created equal Urban greenspaces are inherently different in purpose and bird communities (cf., a sports oval vs. urban wetland). The data in eBird comes...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Sliders were observed on top of each other on a floating log in a creek running through the Rockdale Bicentennial Park (D.R. Waterhouse, pers. comm. 2016; Fig. 2M). The reserve is part of the wider Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, a series of discrete urban bushland reserves (Gibbs 2004; White and Burgin 2004...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
.... Koehler et al. 322 2015 Australian Zoologist volume 37 (3) raniformis habitat in urbanising landscapes and there have been at least two instances where translocation has been undertaken in an effort to save populations occupying wetlands earmarked for urban development. Although there are several...