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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Adam Smith At the time of European settlement, the wetlands of the Clarence River floodplain sustained considerably higher numbers of waterbirds than at present. These wetlands were valuable natural resources for the local Aboriginal people with ducks, geese and swans easily hunted using...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... species, nutrient inputs and by harvesting of timber and other resources. The effects of these alterations on waterbirds vary with species and the type of alteration. Habitats of some species have probably been enhanced, while those of others have degraded. Waterbirds appear to have coped with the changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... , a geographic area used to encompass the entire range of migratory waterbird species, was proposed, to (i) represent the complexities of migration in a simple and inclusive geography, (ii) enhance international collaboration and cooperation between countries within the same flyway, and (iii) facilitate...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 470–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of small birds, which may have been indicative of the presence of a dense understorey and shrub layer in conjunction with a distinct tree canopy. Overall waterbird abundance and diversity was low due to flood conditions and local rainfall providing ample feeding and nesting areas, thus spreading...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 181–183.
Published: 10 October 2011
... was first described. This Australian record of a Thai ‘endemic’ is interesting in considering possible dispersal and biogeographical distribution. zooplankton monogonont rotifer Lecane shieli Macquarie Marshes biodiversity migratory waterbird Frisch, D., Green, A.J. and Figuerola, J...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.076
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... in which the park is found, coupled with regional changes outside the urban environment, have produced a dynamic and changing avifauna. Census data are available for a transect through Kings Park from 1928 to 2002. Between 1928 and 2002, 61 species of birds, excluding waterbirds, were recorded along...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 1–29.
Published: 07 July 2021
... of view (e.g. Inman et al. 2019). Eight publications reported observations of the effects of take-off distances on animal responses, which consistently showed that greater take-off distances resulted in less disturbance during take-off. These findings were mainly limited to studies of waterbirds, aquatic...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 810–821.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., particularly gulls. Colonial Waterbirds 4: 28-36. Effects of human disturbance on colonial species, particularly gulls Colonial Waterbirds 4 28 36 Burger, J. and Gochfeld, M. 1981. Discrimination of the threat of direct versus tangential approach to the nest by incubating herring and great black...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 332–348.
Published: 04 June 2013
... study, 125 being considered landbird species and 13 being waterbirds. A further 42 species were detected outside the spatial or temporal boundaries of the timed 10 minute site counts, 17 of which were waterbirds that were seen at adjacent dams and watercourses or flying over. Fourteen of the land bird...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
... ecological processes. We now have to manage in ways previously beyond comprehension, including budgeting to buy water to support colonial waterbird breeding events. While the focus was previously on seeking to expand reserves, such as Narran Lakes Nature Reserve, by buying more land, now we question: why...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (1): 1–4.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the most important inland wetlands in that State (Pratten 1982) and according to Paijmans (1981) are still in a semi- natural state and harbour a great variety of plants and waterbirds. However, there has been a recent shift from the traditional sheep and cattle grazing land use in this area to agriculture...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
... the global geographic range of most European migratory species. These reasons are partly why the concept of flyway , a geographic area used to encompass the entire range of migratory waterbird species, was proposed, to (i) represent the complexities of migration in a simple and inclusive geography, (ii...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 209–228.
Published: 07 February 2013
... and Brown Songlark Cincloramphus cruralis, and others were waterbirds taking advantage of the ephemeral wetland, such as the Plumed Whistling Duck Dendrocygna eytoni, Black Swan Cygnus atratus and Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio. The majority of species, however, were woodland fauna, ranging from those...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
... or other identifiable signs (e.g. tracks, scats, feathers, reptile slough). Details of each sampling technique are provided in Appendix 1. While the focus of this study was terrestrial vertebrates, records of waterbirds were also collected where relevant. Waterbirds are defined as those species dependent...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., and susceptibility of populations to local and global extinctions. Conservation Biology 8: 60-71 Briggs, S.V., Thorton, S.A. and Lawler, W.G. 1997. Relationships between hydrological control of River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding. Emu 97: 31-42 Caughley, G. and Gunn, A. 1996. Conservation Biology in Theory...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
... February 1997, where Greg Roberts reported that Hundreds of waterbirds have perished after their breeding swamps along the Murray River in western NSW were drained at the insistence of the Victorian Government. The water/waterbirds issue was a major feature, with two photos, in the Sydney Morning Herald...