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Metabolic physiology of euthermic and torpid honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus
Euthermic honey possums have a higher body temperature (Tb), basal metabolic rate and wet thermal conductance than other marsupials of similar mass. Honey possums enter torpor when cold-stressed andExpand
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Age-dependent survival of breeding short-tailed shearwaters Puffinus tenuirostris
(1) A small population of short-tailed shearwaters has been monitored each year since 1947. Survival rates have been calculated from the disappearance of marked individuals and related to breedingExpand
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Digging and soil turnover by a mycophagous marsupial
The woylie Bettongia penicillata is a small (1 kg) kangaroo-like marsupial that digs to obtain the fruiting bodies of fungi. The number of woylies in a 60 ha area of sclerophyll woodland inExpand
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Movement patterns of honey possums, Tarsipes rostratus, in the Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
The movements of marked honey possums,Tarsipes rostratus, were studied using mark–recapture with pitfall traps in heathland on the south coast of Western Australia. Most individuals moved less thanExpand
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Breeding biology of the Flesh-footed Shearwater (Puffinus carneipes) on Woody Island, Western Australia
Abstract The Flesh-footed Shearwater (Puffinus carneipes) is a pelagic seabird that breeds predominantly around southern Australia and New Zealand. Its breeding biology is poorly known, particularlyExpand
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Adaptations of the Alimentary Tracts of Some Australian Lorikeets to a Diet of Pollen and Nectar
Lorikeets, which eat mainly nectar and pollen, show a suite of adaptations to this diet not found in granivorous and frugivorous parrots. Lorikeet gizzards are much less muscular, and theirExpand
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Field Metabolic Rate of a Small Marsupial Mammal, the Honey Possum (Tarsipes rostratus)
Doubly-labeled-water measurements of field metabolic rates and water influx rates in free-ranging honey possums (mean mass = 9.9 g) during late winter in Western Australia indicated that theseExpand
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The reproduction and diet of Egernia kingii (Reptilia : Scincidae) on Penguin Island, Western Australia
A population of King's Skinks, Egernia kingii, a large (220 g) scincid lizard, on Penguin Island, near Perth, Western Australia, contained mainly adults. Males were sexually mature at a snout–ventExpand
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Age‐dependent prospecting and recruitment to a breeding colony of Short‐tailed Shearwaters Puffinus tenuirostris
In a small colony of Short-tailed Shearwaters Puffinus tenuirostris, monitored annually since 1947, many of the young ringed as nestlings returned to their natal colony for one or more years beforeExpand
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Seasonal changes in a honeyeater assemblage in Banksia woodland near Perth, Western Australia
Abstract Honeyeaters were the most numerous birds in banksia woodland near Perth, Western Australia, throughout the year. Numbers were greatest in a Banksia littoralis swamp, but only during thoseExpand
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