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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
..., but their use is only scarcely documented. We used camera trapping to determine which vertebrate species were utilising a known water-holding hollow in dry woodland habitat, and assessed whether antagonistic behaviour, such as hoarding of the resource, was occurring. Camera footage was obtained over a period...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 462–476.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Robert Taylor; John Woinarski; Ray Chatto Information on forest use and dependence on tree hollows was collated for vertebrates in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The proportion of the total fauna that used hollows was 40% for mammals, 18% for birds, 20% for reptiles and 13% for frogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 421–431.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J.C.Z. Woinarski; M. Armstrong; K. Brennan; G. Connors; D. Milne; G. McKenzie; K. Edwards We sampled the vertebrate fauna caught in a pipeline trench near Daly Waters, Northern Territory in the mid Dry season of 1999, and compared the species composition with that of a standardised quadrat-based...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 119–126.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Nick Clemann; Kirstin Long; Damien Skurrie; Jason Dzuris Compared to many parts of Victoria, there have been few systematic surveys of ground-dwelling vertebrates in the Little Desert National Park. Using pitfall and Elliott traps, we conducted a trapping survey of small, ground-dwelling...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 66–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Milledge An eight-month survey of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of coastal Byron Shim produced records of 15 species of amphibians, 19 species of reptiles, 182 species of birds and 23 species of mammals. These results, together with records from other sources, show the area has a rich...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 93–96.
Published: 17 March 2014
...) in New South Wales. Aust. Zool. 25: 79-82. Extension of the known range of Gould's Long-eared Bat Nyctophilus gouldi Tomes, 1858 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in New South Wales Aust. Zool. 25 79 82 ELLIS, M. AND WILSON, P., 1992. An overview of the vertebrate fauna of the Brigalow belt...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The strategic management of the impacts of roads on vertebrates is hampered by a lack of information on 1) the scale of such impacts in different ecosystems, 2) the responses of populations and communities, and 3) the relative vulnerabilities of various vertebrate groups. We therefore examined...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... This paper examines populations of both abundant and overabundant native vertebrate species in New South Wales, human perceptions of the problem of overabundance and the ethical dimensions faced by managers. We argue that overabundant native vertebrate species form a group requiring specific...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In this chapter we apply an ecological approach to considering the vertebrate species listed on the current schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. We do so in light of our knowledge of the threats that have impacted on the vertebrate fauna of NSW, but mainly...
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
... variables and inter-site geographical separation. Results of this analysis are compared with those obtained from analyses of spatial turnover in species composition of vertebrates and vascular plants. Biological dissimilarity between sites is correlated with inter-site environmental differences for all...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... We examined patterns in the abundance and species richness of arthropods in Australian rangelands, and explored the potential for using different biotic groups (plants, vertebrates and arthropods) as indicators of grazing impact. The most diverse and abundant arthropods in pitfall-traps were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... due to the methods of survey and timing within the cycles of boom and bust conditions, and below average rainfall A baseline terrestrial vertebrate fauna survey of Pullen Pullen; a significant conservation reserve in south-west Queensland S.G. Kearneya, P.L. Kernb,c, A.S. Kutta,b,d,e aSchool of Earth...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... of Australian aerial vertebrate pest control, targeting dingoes and wild dogs 1946 - 2019 Justine Philip Honorary Associate, Museum Victoria, Australia E-mail: jphilip@museum.vic.gov.au A BS TR A CT This paper examines the history of aerial baiting in Australia since the first operations commenced in 1946...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Justine Philip ABSTRACT This paper provides a chronological record of the history of poison in vertebrate species control in south-east Australia, since the first instance was recorded to target dingoes in 1814. Over this time, poison was employed first as a weapon against native wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Anne Kerle; David Goldney; Mike Fleming The Central West and Lachlan Catchments lie west of the Great Dividing Range in central NSW and have been subjected to extensive land clearing, grazing and agricultural pressures beginning in the 1820s. Many vertebrate species are known to have disappeared...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 17–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt; J.E. Kemp; K.R. McDonald; Y. Williams; S.E. Williams; H.B. Hines; J-M. Hero; G. Torr The patterns of composition and distribution of vertebrate fauna in Queensland's tropical savannas are poorly known. The sandstone landscapes of White Mountains National Park are considered...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 351–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... research and original fieldwork is used to review the impact of ethnophoresy / anthropogenic animal translocation from ancient times to the present on the vertebrate zoogeography of Wallacea, New Guinea and the Northern Melanesian Islands, referred to collectively as the Circum New Guinea Archipelago...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Brown; Keith Cherry; Jennifer Nelson; Louise Grgat The Menindee Lakes system in the Darling Riverine Plains bioregion in western New South Wales supports a diverse terrestrial vertebrate fauna. A survey of this fauna in spring 2000 and summer 2001 for the New South Wales Department of Land...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. S. Kutt A short terrestrial vertebrate survey was conducted in November 1994 in the coastal wetlands surrounding the Cairns International Airport. Six discrete habitat types were recorded for the study area: sand ridge woodland; beach dune low woodland/shrubland; mangrove-intertidal; eucalyptus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 470–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Darren Shelly One hundred and thirty-three species of vertebrates were recorded from areas representing three different landsystems on a grazing property on the Paroo River, located 52 kilometres south of Wanaaring in the Western Division of New South Wales. Fauna diversity was highest along...