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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 146–155.
Published: 31 August 2021
...Chad Beranek; Stephen Mahony; Shawn Scott ABSTRACT We describe a 226 km range extension for the known distribution of the Western Soil-Crevice Skink Proablepharus reginae in Western Australia. This record from Cape Range National Park is the first for this species on the North West Cape and within...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the ecology of honeyeaters is therefore basic to the conservation management of Australia's natural environments. In this paper, we describe the foraging ecology of honeyeaters in the Great Western Woodland (GWW) during the spring, comparing the use of resources between species and locations. Species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 206–224.
Published: 05 June 2014
...Harry Recher; William Davis, Jr. From 1999 to 2003, the Great Western Woodlands in Western Australia experienced above average summer and autumn rainfall. Although rainfall from 2004 to 2010 approximated long-term seasonal and annual averages, the soil and litter layer became parched...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Published and unpublished reports about Pseudocheirus occidentalis (Western Ringtail Possum) in the stand of Agonis flexuosa (peppermint trees) at Locke (near Busselton, Western Australia) indicated that it was common in the mid 1960s, rare in the mid 1980s and abundant in the early 1990s...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 21 October 2022
...Denis A. Saunders ABSTRACT The diet and movements of a breeding population of the Red-tailed Black Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksi escondidus was studied between spring 1974 and the end of 1981 at Nereeno Hill in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australian. The birds fed almost exclusively...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 738–751.
Published: 01 March 2022
...) is an example of this, with an IUCN classification of “Data Deficient”. It is a wholly marine, ovoviviparous snake that is distinguishable by its dark colouration and unique pale banding forming dark pentagons on its dorsal surface and flanks. A recent biological survey in Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia found...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 699–701.
Published: 29 October 2021
... of unfertilised eggs, fertilised aborted eggs and stillborn young, yet none of these observations ever resulted in dystocia. It is interesting that this observation occurred in a snake from Herdsman Lake, Western Australia, where the Tiger Snake population is subjected to many anthropogenic stressors. We cannot...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 773–777.
Published: 04 June 2021
...D. C. Lettoof; A Santoro; C. VL. Swinstead; J. Cornelis ABSTRACT Snake-Turtle interactions have been rarely documented. We recorded a hatchling Chelodina oblonga within the stomach contents of a Western tiger snake ( Notechis scutatus occidentalis ). This is the first recorded observation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 459–466.
Published: 09 October 2020
...Angus Emmott The advantages of maintaining Dingoes as a management tool on a beef cattle enterprise in western Queensland are discussed. As elsewhere Dingoes reduce kangaroo and feral pig populations and eradicate feral goats. This is of significant economic importance to our family business...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
...) appear to be rare in cane toads from most of their global range; however, we noted frequent predator-induced injuries (>4% of adults) in samples from within the toad’s native range (in French Guiana) and from a site (Lake Argyle) in north-western Australia. Toads at Lake Argyle enter the edge...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 October 2020
...George Madani ABSTRACT The Western Hooded Scaly-foot Pygopus nigriceps is a widespread pygopod concomitant with the sandy arid zone of inland and western Australia. The limited suitable habitat available and inaccessibility of north western New South Wales means that the occurrence of P. nigriceps...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Denis A Saunders; Alison Doley ABSTRACT Koobabbie is a 7,173-ha cereal and sheep growing property in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. Unlike most wheatbelt properties that have been extensively cleared of native vegetation, Koobabbie retains 41% of its area under native vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Calver; Grant Wardell–Johnson ABSTRACT Impacts on the forested bioregions of south–western Australia have, since first European settlement in 1826, been extensive and dramatic. Large–scale land clearing removed over two–thirds of the vegetation for agriculture and urbanisation. Other...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
...., Simpson, C. C., Ellis, M. V. and Metcalf, L. M. 2007. Patterns and determinants of historical woodland clearing in central-western New South Wales, Australia. Geographical Research 45:348-357. Patterns and determinants of historical woodland clearing in central-western New South Wales, Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 110.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1988. The mammals of Kinchega National Park, western New South Wales. Aust. Zool. 25: 1-5. The mammals of Kinchega National Park, western New South Wales Aust. Zool. 25 1 5 RUST PPK, 1994. Coffs Harbour Eastern Distributor. Environmental Impact Statement Volume 2 - Appendices. Prepared...
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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) 32 (3): 480–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Queensland Museum 33 361 378 Young, R.A. and Ford, G.I. 2000. Bat fauna of a semi-arid environment in central western Queensland, Australia. Wildlife Research 27: 203-216. Bat fauna of a semi-arid environment in central western Queensland, Australia Wildlife Research 27 203 216 480...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 71–81.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Murphy A survey of the bird and non-flying mammal fauna in Pomingalarna Park, a small woodland remnant near Wagga Wagga, on the New South Wales South Western Slopes, recorded 91 native bird species and five native mammal species. Three introduced bird species and eight introduced mammal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 39–42.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., western New South Wales. These records are at the periphery of the published distributions for most of the species and represent an addition to the fauna recorded for the Mootwingee area. Breed, W. G. and Head, W., 1991. Conservation status of the Plains Rat Pseudomys astralis (Rodentia...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 327–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
...M. Ellis; Nick Sheppard; Kathryn Gall Far Western New South Wales occurrence of a koala Phascolarctos cinereus M. E l l i ~ ' , ~ , Nick Sheppard2 a n d Kathryn Gall2 'M1estc~-n Biodiversity Project, NPWS, P.O. Box 459, Broken Hill, New South M'alcs 2880 'Broken Hill Disvicr, NPWS, P 0. Box 459...