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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 283–289.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Darren Shelly Sixteen Barking Owl Ninox connivens records, accounting for 29 birds were made by Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources (DIPNR) staff from 1996-2004 within the lower Macquarie River floodplain in New South Wales. Records suggest a strong association between owl...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 429–437.
Published: 27 September 2013
.... Western Australia, home of the Grass-Wren (Amytornis textilis) Amytornis 3 1 12 Black, A.B., Joseph, L., Pedler, L.P. and Carpenter, G.A. 2010. A taxonomic framework for interpreting evolution within the Amytornis textilis-modestus complex of grasswrens. Emu 110: 358-363. http://dx.doi.org...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... A review of descriptions of fauna within the Sydney Basin since the First Settlement is used to illustrate the development of monitoring surveys over the last 200 years. Information about changes in fauna populations came initially from the use of inventories, using presence/absence data...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.053
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... in abundance overlain on highly variable day-to-day patterns of roost use. Although the presence of individual, high site fidelity behaviour could not be precluded, the high turnover of flying-fox numbers on a within-tree basis precludes the presence of highly stable social groups, over the duration...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... coast and ranges, with scattered locations in western NSW. This contrasts to the distribution of foxes, in which occupancy was high across most of the state. Data from 200 WildCount camera sites within protected areas also showed marked differences in the distribution of the two canid species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... with climate change. These models predicted a 16% increase in the area of suitable wombat habitat across the study area by 2050. This increase was largely within higher subalpine altitudes. Thus, shifts in wombat distribution in the Snowy Mountains with climate change are likely to occur at higher subalpine...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... [ Rattus fuscipes ]), which recovered within two generations after the fire. Declines in arboreal marsupials, birds and large old trees have also occurred on unburned sites, indicating an ecosystem-wide trend. In general, logging had a greater impact than fire on the majority of groups of birds and plants...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... species in the Brisbane region were found in boxes during the study, but most boxes were used only occasionally. In Brisbane, boxes were more likely to be used if they were clustered in groups of at least six boxes within 50 m of one another, in areas with high grass cover within one kilometre...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Wildlife research has few immediate economic consequences, and over the last 10-20 years has collapsed as a serious research program within Australia's premier research organization, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). In spite of great public support...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.101
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of habitat corridors that link fragmented patches of bushland to facilitate the movement of wildlife and natural dispersal of native plants, and the implementation of various biodiversity initiatives within Council organisations. The project encourages a consistent and cooperative approach to native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... to the essential character of this vegetation type, but represent only a small percentage of total floristic diversity. Significant variation and endemism are also evident at a local scale within regions. Within NSW, the Cumberland Plain occupies a unique ecological niche defined by temperature and rainfall...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Since the introduction of the Exhibited Animals Protection Act in 1986 there has been a marked improvement in the standard of animal displays in zoos, fauna parks and mobile exhibits within New South Wales. These changes have been assisted by the development of general standards and standards...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... their generally striking colours, strident call and large body size, the status of parrot populations in urban regions have been largely ignored. We reviewed three bird data bases to determine trends. The two species, recorded within 10 km of Sydney's General Post Office pre-1900, are no longer present, although...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... represents a subset of overall biological diversity which includes invertebrates, plants, bacteria and fungi. This study investigated vertebrate fauna present in larger natural habitat remnants within the Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Authority area. Habitats investigated included bushland, wetlands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A bright green, socially just, high economic growth scenario is one of a number that are being developed to illustrate how forestry might be pursued within the context of ecologically sustainable development. The directions described in this scenario are hypothetical and are intended to provoke...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... on scat counts) within the Mountain Ash forests of the Victorian Central Highlands? We surveyed 86 long-term field sites and detected a total of 245 groups of Sambar Deer pellets on 42% of these sites. Negative binomial regression modelling identified three factors associated with the occurrence of deer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... each individual and recorded standard morphometric measurements. Pollen, faecal, and tissue samples (blood, membrane puncture and a tooth) were collected, and 6 animals were fitted with radio collars. The processing lasted within 10 minutes/animal and bats generally recovered from the anaesthetic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.035
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The conservation of NSW bat species is examined within the framework of the procedure for threatened species recovery, Priorities Action Statements (PAS), introduced in 2005 by the NSW government to replace the previous requirement to prepare recovery plans. One of the merits of the PAS...