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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 199–219.
Published: 10 November 2023
...Denis A Saunders ABSTRACT A breeding population of Western Red-tailed Cockatoos Calyptorhynchus escondidus was studied between July 1974 and December 1981 at Nereeno Hill, in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. Egg-laying occurred during two clearly defined periods each year; with peaks...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... This paper describes a project that produced an atlas of changes in the distribution and abundance of birds of the wheatbelt of Western Australia. The atlas was based on data collected by 187 community-based observers between 1987 and 1990. The atlas also contained data from annotated bird lists...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
... wheatbelt of Western Australia was studied intensively from 1969 to 1976, and then monitored in early September and November most breeding seasons until 1996. Monitoring resumed in 2009 following the same protocols used from 1977 until 1996, but with at least one extra monitoring visit, usually in January...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
... in the central wheatbelt of New South Wales during the drought declared years 2005 to 2009. Australian Zoologist 36: 332-348. DOI: 10.7882/AZ.2012.019 Birds in remnant woodland vegetation in the central wheatbelt of New South Wales during the drought declared years 2005 to 2009 Australian Zoologist 36 332...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 11–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... fragmentation and degradation by livestock grazing on the use by birds of patches of Gimlet Eucalyptus salubris woodland in the wheatbelt of Western Australia. Pac. Cons. Biol. 4: 155-63. The effects of isolation, habitat fragmentation and degradation by livestock grazing on the use by birds of patches...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
... in the World Conservation Strategy, has not been followed. For example, 93% of the 14 million ha wheatbelt of southwestern Australia has been stripped of its native vegetation for the pro- duction of wheat and sheep. Over half of this area was cleared after 1945 (Saunders 1989a), and as late as the early 1970s...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 679–680.
Published: 20 October 2011
... population of this species was studied in detail at Coomallo Creek in the northern wheatbelt of WA between 1969 and 1976 and then monitored at various intervals from 1977 to 1996 following the protocol explained by Saunders and Ingram (1987). In September and November 2009, the Coomallo Creek population...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 January 2019
... farm wildlife for conservation and production on “Koobabbie”, a cereal and sheep growing property, in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. (Paper included post forum.) 218 2019 The following is a transcript of the plenary proceedings, lightly edited for readability. PAUL WILLIS: Let s start...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 461–469.
Published: 28 January 2014
...Vaughan Monamy; Jennifer Taylor; Leroy Gonsalves; Murray Ellis We conducted acoustic surveys of insectivorous bat fauna in riparian areas along the Macquarie and Bogan River systems in the wheatbelt of semi-arid central-western New South Wales, Australia. In surveys of 10 sites we detected 11...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 15–36.
Published: 02 February 2023
... and Storr 2004; Fox et al. 2016). It is also found in southeastern Australia where it occurs mostly in mallee woodlands (Higgins et al. 2001). In the Wandoo Eucalyptus wandoo woodlands west of the Western Australian wheatbelt and the forests and woodlands of the Great Western Woodland (GWW) to the east...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 71–81.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Carnivora) in coastal forests near Bega, New South Wales Aust. Wildl. Res. 17 61 68 Lynch, J. F. and Saunders, D. A., 1991. Responses of bird species to habitat fragmentation in the wheatbelt of Western Australia: interiors, edges and corridors. Chapter 14 (Pp. 143-58) in Nature Conservation 2...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the western wheatbelt; mesic coastal scrub sites around Albany; mesic forest habitat in the far south-west corner at Margaret River, Busselton, and Bunbury; semi-arid pastoral sites at Carnarvon and Gascoyne Junction; and semi-arid mining sites at Southern Cross, Kalgoorlie and Laverton. Shortridge was struck...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.062
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... were probably the major contributing factors in the Wheatbelt region; however, predation by feral animals and vegetation change due to fire may be significant in other parts of their range. Morelia olivacea barroni occupies restricted habitats in the Pilbara and its populations need to be closely...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 145–191.
Published: 10 August 2023
... concluded that the population in the northern wheatbelt, Murchison, and Pilbara regions of Western Australia was a separate taxon (Calyptorhynchus magnificus samueli) to the one distributed in forests of south-western Australia (C. m. naso). There has been confusion with regard to black cockatoo...