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Publications (43)

Departmental Publications (43)

Found 43 items

2020

Cowan M, Blythman M, Angus J, Gibson L (2020). Relocation and post-release monitoring of western grey kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus) displaced from an urban development site. Animals 10,

Cowan M, Moro D, Anderson H, Angus J, Garretson S, Morris K (2020). Aerial baiting for feral cats is unlikely to affect survivorship of northern quolls in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Wildlife Research 47,

Cowan MA, Shepherd B, Doughty P, Bamford M (2020). Report on the finding of introduced species, Saproscincus rosei (Rose’s shadeskink), on the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 6 p.

How RA, Cowan MA, Teale RJ, Schmitt LH (2020). Environmental correlates of reptile variation on the Houtman Abrolhos archipelago, eastern Indian Ocean. Journal of Biogeography 47, pp. 2017–2028

2019

Cowan M, Teale R, Schmitt L, How R (2019). Variation in the herpetofauna on islands of the Houtman Abrolhos archipelago, Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In Island Arks, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 11-15th February 2019 p. 57

Grundler MR, Singhal S, Cowan MA, Rabosky DL (2019). Is genomic diversity a useful proxy for census population size? Evidence from a species-rich community of desert lizards. Molecular Ecology 28, pp. 1664–1674

Pinder A, Harman A, Bird C, Quinlan K, Angel F, Cowan M et al. [Lewis L] (2019). Spread of the non-native redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens, 1868) into natural waters of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with observations on potential adverse ecological effects. BioInvasions Records 8, pp. 882–897

Tingley R, Macdonald SL, Mitchell NJ, Woinarski JCZ, Meiri S, Bowles P et al. [Cowan M] (2019). Geographic and taxonomic patterns of extinction risk in Australian squamates. Biological Conservation 238,

Wayne AF, Maxwell M, Ward C, Quinn J, Virgo M, Cowan M (2019). Mammals of the southern jarrah forest: results from a camera trapping study. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Manjimup. 124 p.

2018

Cowan M (2018). Reptiles of Dirk Hartog Island. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 15 p.

Cowan M, Burbidge A (2018). Peterswald map sheet terrestrial vertebrate fauna survey: Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 32 p.

McKenzie NL, Bullen RD, Cowan MA, Milne DJ (2018). Echolocation and distribution of Saccolaimus saccolaimus in north-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 33, pp. 135–144

2017

Cowan M, Mead-Hunter R, Ho K, Guthrie N, Mullins B, Quinlan K et al. [Ottewell K] (2017). Development of ethically acceptable techniques for invertebrate wet-pit trapping: a report to the Department of Parks and Wildlife’s Animal Ethics Committee. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 63 p.

Cowan MA, Anderson H (2017). Vertebrate fauna survey of Millstream Chichester National Park Naturebank envelope, Palm Pool. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 40 p.

Cowan MA, Edinger D, Coate K (2017). Biodiversity in the southern rangelands: variation in biota over time and space on the Black Range and Lake Mason stations, Murchison Bioregion, Western Australia. Conservation Science Western Australia 12, pp. 1–40

Gibson LA, Cowan MA, Lyons MN, Palmer R, Pearson DJ, Doughty P (2017). Island refuges: conservation significance of the biodiversity patterns resulting from natural fragmentation. Biological Conservation 212, pp. 349–356

Grundler MR, Pianka ER, Pelegrin N, Cowan MA, Rabosky DL (2017). Stable isotope ecology of a hyper-diverse community of scincid lizards from arid Australia. PLoS One 12, pp. 1–16

2016

Morris K, Cowan M, Angus J, Anderson H, Garretson S, Palmer R et al. [Williams M, Pearson D] (2016). Baseline monitoring for northern quoll and Rothschild?s rock-wallaby at Eradicat® baited and unbaited sites, Pilbara Region, WA. 2015: Yandicoogina JSW and Oxbow Project, threatened species offset plan. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 26 p.

Morris K, Cowan M, Palmer R (2016). Assessing the risk to northern quolls (Dasyurus hallucatus) from feral cats and feral cat baiting in the Pilbara, WA (ABSTRACT). pp. 21–22

Thomas N, Cowan M (2016). Assessment of camera traps to detect mammals. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 87, 2 p.

2015

Cowan M, Bray R, Paltridge R (2015). Kiwirrkurra Indigenous Protected Area BushBlitz survey: Kiwirrkurra IPA, 5th to 19th September 2015, report completed 16 December 2015: survey of mammals and reptiles. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 27 p.

Gibson L, Cowan M, Handasyde T, Keighery G (2015). Biodiversity surveys in the Northern Kimberley coastal region: Balanggarra and Dambimangari country. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 67 p.

King J, Middlebrook R, Whittington A, Cowan M, Whiting S (2015). Assessment of feral animal predation associated with flatback nesting beaches at Mundabullangana Station (ABSTRACT). In Proceedings of the Second Australian and Second Western Australian Marine Turtle Symposia: Perth, 25-27 August 2014 p. 52

Markey AS, Cowan M, Dillon S (2015). Cane River Conservation Park bush blitz. Available at https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/publications-resources/111-science-division-information-sheets. 83/2015, 2 p.

Morris K, Cowan M, Angus J, Anderson H, Garretson S, Algar D et al. [Williams M] (2015). The northern quoll cat bait uptake and survivorship study, Yarraloola offset area, Pilbara Region, WA: Yandicoogina JSW and Oxbow Project, threatened species offset plan. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 32 p.

Whiting AU, Prophet M, Barnes P, Whiting S (2015). Distinguishing between tracks and clutches for nesting turtles: how survey techniques and uncertainty impact abundance estimates and trend detection (ABSTRACT). In Proceedings of the Second Australian and Second Western Australian Marine Turtle Symposia: Perth, 25-27 August 2014 p. 87

2014

Cowan M (2014). Terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the Katjarra area of the Birriliburu IPA: report to the Birriliburu native title holders and Central Desert Native Title Services, August 2012-March 2014. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 55 p.

Dziminski M, Carpenter F, Cowan M (2014). Bilby, Macrotis lagotis (POSTER). 1 poster

2013

Cowan M (2013). Terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the Katjarra area of the Birriliburu IPA: report to the Birriliburu native title holders and Central Desert Native Title Services, August 2012-March 2013. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 47 p.

Cowan MA (2013). A preliminary vertebrate fauna survey of Millstream Chichester National Park Naturebank envelopes: Narrina Gorge and Ashburton. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 42 p.

Palmer R, Pearson DJ, Cowan MA, Doughty P (2013). Islands and scales: a biogeographic survey of reptiles on Kimberley islands, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 81, pp. 183–204

Palmer R, Pearson DJ, Cowan MA, Doughty P (2013). Islands and scales: a biogeographic survey of reptiles on Kimberley islands, Western Australia (ABSTRACT). In The Australian Society of Herpetologists 37th Meeting: Point Wolstoncroft, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, 29th January-1st February, 2013: Conference Abstracts p. 34

Pearson DJ, Cowan MA, Caton W (2013). The avifauna of larger islands along the Kimberley coast, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 81, pp. 125–144

2012

Cowan M (2012). A preliminary fauna survey of New Island Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park. Department of Environment and Conservation, Woodvale, WA. 28 p.

Cowan MA, Parkin T (2012). Vertebrate survey of Credo Station: Credo Station, Goldfields Region, Western Australia, 29th August-9th September 2011. Department of Environment and Conservation, Woodvale, WA. 30 p.

Doughty P, Palmer R, Cowan M, Pearson DJ (2012). Biogeographic patterns of frogs of the Kimberley islands, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 81, pp. 109–124

2011

Cowan M (2011). Vertebrate survey in Cane River Conservation Park with a focus on the Nanutarra Block: Cane River Conservation Park, Western Australia, 20th June-1st July 2011. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 24 p.

Cowan M, Harris D, Ho K, Whitehead T (2011). Development of ethically-acceptable techniques for invertebrate wet pit trapping: summary report for DEC Science Division. ChemCentre, Perth. 28 p.

2010

Hyder BM, Dell J, Cowan M (eds) (2010). Technical guide: terrestrial vertebrate fauna surveys for environmental impact assessment: technical report of the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department of Environment and Conservation. Environmental Protection Authority, Perth. 47 p.

2008

Cowan M (2008). Australian biodiversity assessment, 2008. Annex 2.3, examples of trends in significant species and communities: small mammals and reptiles of Lorna Glen ex-pastoral station. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 6 p.

Cowan MA (2008). Australian biodiversity assessment, 2008. Annex 2.5.1, management of at risk biodiversity : progress towards CAR. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 6 p.

Cowan MA (2008). Summary of WA Museum vertebrate fauna records by IBRA subregions for 2008 NLWRA 2008 biodiversity assessment. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 48 p.

2004

Cowan M (2004). Preliminary analysis of fauna sampling for CALM's feral cat research program at Lorna Glen: report. Department of Conservation and Land Management, Kalgoorlie. 12 p.