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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 240–253.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are periods of vulnerability for migratory species and present appropriate circumstances in which to examine their conservation status. Critical winter habitat used by Grey-headed Flying-foxes at the time of this study is poorly reserved, primarily occurs on privately-owned land and is located in areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... macropus. Given its highly specialised foraging strategy, M. macropus could be particularly sensitive to reductions Distribution and key foraging habitat of the Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus in the highly modified Port Jackson estuary, Sydney, Australia: an overlooked, but vulnerable bat Leroy...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 679–680.
Published: 20 October 2011
... was curled up on the floor of a hollow in tree #80, but there was no nesting attempt by Carnaby s Black Cockatoo in the hollow at that time. This was the only recording of a Carpet Python in the study area until the monitoring trip in 2009. The vulnerable and the endangered: Carpet Python predation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Retaining strips of unlogged forest, called buffers, is a common strategy for maintaining populations of vulnerable species in production forests in Australia. I conducted a study to examine the effectiveness of buffers in maintaining populations of vulnerable bird species in jarrah forests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed in 2001 as a vulnerable species in NSW under the provisions of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. This paper outlines the legal implications which arise from listing a species as vulnerable in NSW. These include legal protection from harm...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... in an area with an abundant black rat population. We examined impacts on three key biodiversity elements considered flagships for the sanctuary concept: the endangered wattle Acacia terminalis , seedlings of which are vulnerable to rat grazing; the nests of small passerine birds which are vulnerable to rat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... vulnerable to decline and are subject to intense scrutiny, particularly attracting people whose philosophies are closer to animal liberation than animal welfare. We demonstrate through a case study just how vulnerable conservation projects are to emotive pressures on the operation of Animal Ethics Committees...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The NSW government has seen fit to list the Grey Headed Flying-fox (GHFF) as Vulnerable. The listing will limit the ability of fruit growers to protect their crops from damage by this species. The GHFF has been protected by government on behalf of the community. In my submission...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.039
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... relatively unmodified beyond the decline of the landscapes in which they evolved. Some relicts are vulnerable to current hazards including fire while others appear to be able to withstand them through behavioural avoidance. The contrast in survival capabilities is presented between Moggridgea (a Jurassic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of European settlement, focusing on densities of hollow trees; 3) the impact of fire and climate change on loss of tree hollows; and 4) the implications of recent ecological research on perceptions of the vulnerability of hollow-using bats. We argue the need for an urgent re-evaluation of these issues...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... that was cute, harmless and loveable and which was vulnerable to harm as a result of actions proposed by other groups and which therefore needed to be protected. Scientists tended to define the koala as introduced, inbred and overabundant, advocating significant reductions in numbers although there were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Robert Close; Steven Ward; David Phalen ABSTRACT The great public appeal of the Koala Phascolarctos cinereus gives it political power. Its appeal has been used successfully to publicise its vulnerability to the clearing of its habitat. The result is that the protected bushland also preserves...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.036
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... water supply in this arid region and are vulnerable to pollution, water abstraction and dewatering operations. ...
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
... The squirrel glider Petaurus norfolcensis is listed as a vulnerable species across New South Wales. The population in the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area was considered to be at a higher level of threat ( i.e. in immediate danger of extinction) and was classified as an endangered population...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.051
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... is fragmentary; and iii) electrophoresis indicates that sibling species occur. The restricted distribution of many colonial forms and their limited vagility suggests that ascidians may be vulnerable to local environmental perturbations. We must balance new research with action to conserve diversity and ecosystem...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar is a vulnerable endemic reptile restricted to the native grasslands of southeastern Australia. This study examined the effectiveness of fluorescent powders to track D . impar in its natural grassland habitat. A total of 15 lizards was tracked...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
... vulnerability to extinction. Flying foxes are long-lived, seasonal breeders, with a rigid, well-defined breeding season that is largely or wholly genetically determined. Unlike opportunistic, highly reproductive species, such as rabbits or mice, female flying foxes are unable to produce viable young before...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 39–48.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Antaresia stimsoni (vulnerable) were recorded only from the rocky gorges, which are a feature of the Bynguano Range in the Park, and the agamid species Ctenophorus decresii (endangered) and varanid Varanus tristis tristis were also restricted to this habitat type. Five species ( Diplodactylus steindachneri...