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The moths of Quail Island (Otamahua): A faunal comparison of an island under restoration with other sites on Banks Peninsula
(School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, 2011)
The Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) of Quail Island located in Lyttelton Harbour, Banks Ecological Region, Canterbury, New Zealand were surveyed between 2007 and 2009. Four other Banks Peninsula sites were also sampled. ...
Oral microbiome metabarcoding in two invasive small mammals from New Zealand
All multicellular organisms host a wide diversity of microorganisms in and on their bodies, which are collectively known as their microbiome. Characterising microbial communities that inhabit different body niches in wild ...
An evaluation of systematic versus strategically-placed camera traps for monitoring feral cats in New Zealand
We deploy camera traps to monitor feral cat (Felis catus) populations at two pastoral sites in Hawke’s Bay, North Island, New Zealand. At Site 1, cameras are deployed at pre-determined GPS points on a 500-m grid, and at ...
Mohoua ochrocephala abundance in the Catlins following aerial 1080 control
(University of Canterbury, 2017)
Pest control using aerially-distributed 1080 bait could threaten non-target native bird species either by primary or secondary poisoning. To understand the impact of aerial 1080 control on the abundance of mohua (Mohoua ...
The effect of density-dependence on foraging dominance between two pest species
(University of California, 2014)
Possum numbers have been significantly reduced in many regions of New Zealand. However, research has indicated some unexpected consequences of possum control. At some sites, rat numbers have more than doubled 2 years after ...
First photographic record of marbled cat Pardofelis marmorata Martin, 1837 (Mammalia, Carnivora, Felidae) in Nepal
(Pensoft Publishers, 2019-01-21)
The marbled cat Pardofelis marmorata is a Near Threatened small felid. The cat’s presence in Nepal is based on an anecdote. A camera trap-based study to access diversity and abundance of terrestrial mammals in eastern Nepal ...