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A comparison of survey methods for arboreal possums in jarrah forest, Western Australia

Wayne, Adrian; Cowling, Ann; Ward, C G; Rooney, J F; Vellios, C V; Lindenmayer, David; Donnelly, Christine

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Comparative trials of different survey methods were conducted in the southern jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) forest to determine the most efficient means of detecting koomal (common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula hypoleucus) and ngwayir (western ringtail possum, Pseudocheirus occidentalis). In particular, we examined different trapping and spotlighting methods and compared these with scat surveys. Six different trapping methods (derived by combining three bait types and two trap...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/83966
Source: Wildlife Research
DOI: 10.1071/WR04094

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