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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 510–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
...A.W. White; G.H. Pyke Long-term refugia or “over-winter” habitats are often overlooked in habitat restoration for the endangered Green and Golden Bell frog Litoria aurea . Studies identifying the occupation of this habitat or materials suitable to re-create it are lacking. Vegetation mounds were...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of Western Australia. Rodda et al. A comparison of measures of abundance of reptiles in Kwongan vegetation of the South- West of Australia, determined through systematic searching and pitfall trapping. M.J. Bamford1,2 & M.C. Calver2 1 Bamford Consulting Ecologists. 23 Plover Way, Kingsley, Western Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
... drought reverse avifaunal collapse? Diversity and Distributions Blakers, M., Davies, S.J.J.F. and Reilly, P.N. 1984. The Atlas of Australian birds. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne. The Atlas of Australian birds Ellis, M.V and Taylor, J.E. 2013. Birds in remnant woodland vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 29–39.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Murray Ellis; Jennifer Taylor Loss and fragmentation of the native vegetation of the Central Western Plains of New South Wales was followed by declines of woodland-dependent species. Drought is likely to have further suppressed many animal populations. Here we report on changes in woodland bird...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
... published as Table 1 (below). The relationship between specialist assemblages, which would be actively conserved through appropriate vegetation and/or water management, and their relation to vegetation types was presented in the original publication. The relationship between vegetation types and generalist...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 332–348.
Published: 04 June 2013
...Murray Ellis; Jennifer Taylor The woodlands of southern Australia have been extensively cleared for agriculture. The loss and fragmentation of the native vegetation has been followed by dramatic declines in woodland-dependant species. Here we present data from the Central Western Plains of New...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 781–787.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Steve Sass; Gerry Swan; Brooke Marshall; Tim Browne; Nick Graham-Higgs Recent biodiversity surveys of the Barrier Ranges in far western New South Wales resulted in the discovery of an undescribed vegetation community dominated by spinifex grass growing on rocky ranges. Reptile surveys within...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... of the agricultural systems in place in the region, while 64% required retention and management of the native vegetation to ensure their survival. A further 18%, primarily floodplain and wetland dependent fauna, required water management in addition to native vegetation. These species often rely on flooding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... We reviewed published, quantitative studies examining the effects of exotic plants in native vegetation on the species richness and abundance of birds and mammals. We asked whether the incursion of exotic plants into native vegetation has led to consistent declines, increases or no changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 426–436.
Published: 17 March 2014
...' 'Vegetation Assessment, Department of Land and Water Conservation, PO. Box 717, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830 ABSTRACT Eighty-tvo species of vertebrates were recorded hom an area of cypress pine and ironbark forest within G m o o Stab Forest, bcatod 42 Idlometres north-east of D W . Now South Wales. Grass...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.080
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... We compiled an extensive database of koala sightings from the community. The records of koala sightings which met conditions for reliability were used in conjunction with vegetation mapping by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife in the Georges River catchment to produce relative exploitation (RE...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This paper assesses the effects of vegetation retention and garden planting on birds in the rapidly urbanising greater Brisbane region. Formerly forested areas that are cleared and urbanised show a large reduction in the number of small-bodied species, and a minor increase in the number...
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 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.017
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... used to assess the effect of small scale changes in grazing and rainfall on the vegetation and ant fauna. Fencing significantly influenced the vegetation and although there was no effect on ant abundance, there was evidence that the generic composition was affected. ...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... rainforest has a naturally patchy distribution and constitutes only 7% of the vegetation of the study region. The presence of this rainforest vegetation might buffer woodland vegetation from the long-term effects of drought by allowing the survival of bird pollinators during times of very low productivity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ground-dwelling ants, beetles and spiders were surveyed at 239 forest sites in north-east New South Wales. The level of dissimilarity in species composition between these sites is analysed in relation to inter-site differences in a number of remotely mapped environmental and vegetational...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The Mount Lofty Ranges and adjacent plains support an isolated woodland and open forest system that has been extensively cleared such that only 7% of the pre-European vegetation remains. The vegetation has been disproportionately cleared from the good quality agricultural land on lower...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Willoughby City Council contains about 300 ha of locally and regionally significant remnant vegetation and is home to over 200 species of indigenous native vertebrate fauna. There are three key objective of the Enhance Habitat & Wildlife program: improve habitat; reduce impacts on native...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 479–501.
Published: 13 July 2022
...Jessica R. Marsh; Richard V. Glatz ABSTRACT The black summer fires of 2019–2020 burnt almost half of Kangaroo Island (KI), impacting large areas of high-quality native vegetation supporting many rare, endemic and/or undescribed invertebrate species. In the aftermath there was a need to survey...