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- Milledge, David
- The Australian zoologist 1991 v.27 no.3-4 pp. 66-91
- amphibians; autumn; biogeography; birds; coastal plains; extinction; fauna; food availability; frugivores; habitats; indigenous species; insectivores; land use; migratory behavior; plant communities; reptiles; rodents; spring; summer; surveys; vegetation; wildlife management; winter; New South Wales
- ... An eight-month survey of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of coastal Byron Shim produced records of 15 species of amphibians, 19 species of reptiles, 182 species of birds and 23 species of mammals. These results, together with records from other sources, show the area has a rich and diverse vertebrate fauna with only reptiles not well represented Vertebrate communities were characterized by specie ...
- Seabrook, Wendy
- The Australian zoologist 1991 v.27 no.3-4 pp. 58-62
- Bufo marinus; ecological invasion; rivers; surveys; toads; valleys; New South Wales
- ... Cane toads were introduced directly into New South Wales at Byron Bay between 1964 and 1966. This survey of their distribution found that cane toads now have a continuous distribution from the Queensland-New South Wales border south to Broadwater, west to Lismore, and along the river valleys west of Mullumbimby and Murwillumbah. The maximum rate of spread has occurred in a southerly direction at a ...