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Publications (61)

Departmental Publications (61)

Found 61 items

2020

Palmer R, Anderson H, Richards B (2020). Predator control baiting and monitoring program, Yarraloola and Red Hill, Pilbara region, Western Australia: 2019 annual report and final report, year 5. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 64 p.

Samaniego A, Kappes P, Broome K, Cranwell S, Griffiths R, Harper G, et al. [Palmer R] (2020). Lessons learned from failed island rodent eradications redone successfully: implications for the second rat eradication attempt on Wake Atoll. APHIS Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center, Hilo, Hawaii. 97 p.

Woinarski JCZ, Legge SM, Woolley LA, Palmer R, Dickman CR, Augusteyn J et al. (2020). Predation by introduced cats Felis catus on Australian frogs: compilation of species records and estimation of numbers killed. Wildlife Research 47, pp. 580–588

Woolley L-A, Murphy BP, Geyle HM, Legge SM, Palmer RA, Dickman CR et al. (2020). Introduced cats eating a continental fauna: invertebrate consumption by feral cats (Felis catus) in Australia. Wildlife Research 47, pp. 610–623

2019

Doherty TS, Davis NE, Dickman CR, Forsyth DM, Letnic M, Nimmo DG et al. [Palmer R] (2019). Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia’s dingo. Mammal Review 49, pp. 31–44

Ladd PG, Yates C, Dillon R, Palmer R (2019). Pollination ecology of Tetratheca species from isolated, arid habitats (banded iron formations) in Western Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 67, pp. 248–255

Morris K, Palmer R, Johnson B, Zainiel R (2019). The eradication of black rats on Direction Island, Cocos Keeling group (ABSTRACT). In Island Arks, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 11-15th February 2019 p. 38

Murphy BP, Woolley LA, Geyle HM, Legge SM, Palmer R, Dickman CR et al. (2019). Introduced cats (Felis catus) eating a continental fauna: the number of mammals killed in Australia. Biological Conservation 237, pp. 28–40

Palmer R, Anderson H, Richards B (2019). Predator control baiting and monitoring program, Yarraloola and Red Hill, Pilbara region, Western Australia: 2018 annual report, year 4. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Woodvale, WA. 59 p.

Palmer R, Rose AB, Debus SJS (2019). Diet of the peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus in inland south-western Australia. Australian Field Ornithology 36, pp. 36–39

Ringma J, Legge S, Woinarski J, Radford J, Wintle B, Bentley J et al. [Morris K, Page M, Palmer R] (2019). Systematic planning can rapidly close the protection gap in Australian mammal havens. Conservation Letters 12, pp.

Threatened Species Recovery Hub (2019). Protecting Australian mammals from introduced cats and foxes: the current status and future growth of predator-free havens. Threatened Species Recovery Hub, St Lucia. 16 p.

Woolley L-A, Geyle HM, Murphy BP, Legge SM, Palmer R, Dickman CR et al. (2019). Introduced cats (Felis catus) eating a continental fauna: inventory and traits of Australian mammal species killed. Mammal Review 49, pp. 354–368

2018

Anderson H, Palmer R (2018). No laughing matter: camera trap snaps a laughing dove on Yarraloola Station, SW Pilbara. Western Australian Bird Notes 168, pp. 35–36

Doughty P, Bourke G, Tedeschi LG, Pratt RC, Oliver PM, Palmer RA et al. (2018). Species delimitation in the Gehyra nana (Squamata: Gekkonidae) complex: cryptic and divergent morphological evolution in the Australian monsoonal tropics, with the description of four new species. Zootaxa 4403, pp. 201–244

Legge S, Woinarski J, Burbidge AA, Palmer R, Ringma J, Radford J et al. [Morris K, Page M] (2018). Havens for threatened Australian mammals: the contributions of fenced areas and offshore islands to the protection of mammal species susceptible to introduced predators. Wildlife Research 45, pp. 627–644

Moro D, Palmer, R, Greatwich B, Dickinson R, Anderson H (2018). Browse Island: a journey to Western Australia's most remote nature reserve. Landscope 34(2), pp. 22–27

Palmer R, Anderson H (2018). Predator control baiting and monitoring program, Yarraloola and Red Hill, Pilbara region, Western Australia: 2017 annual report, year 3. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Kensington, WA. 56 p.

Woinarski J, Legge S, Murphy B, Palmer R et al. (2018). The impacts of feral cats on Australian wildlife. PowerPoint presentation to WA Feral Cat Symposium, 31st May 2018, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. 28 p.

Woinarski JCZ, Murphy BP, Palmer R, Legge SM, Dickman CR, Doherty TS et al. (2018). How many reptiles are killed by cats in Australia?. Wildlife Research 45, pp. 247–266

2017

Doherty T, Benshemesh J, Davis N, Dickman C, Forsyth D, Lawrence J et al. [Palmer R] (2017). Continental patterns in the diet of an apex predator: Australia’s dingo (ABSTRACT). In 12th International Mammalogical Congress, Perth, Western Australia, 9th-4th July 2017: Abstract Book p. 68

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

Legge S, Morris K, Woinarski JCZ, Burbidge A, Palmer R (2017). The role of islands and fenced areas for mammal conservation in Australia (ABSTRACT). In 12th International Mammalogical Congress, Perth, Western Australia, 9th-4th July 2017: Abstract Book p. 52

Legge S, Woinarski J, Murphy B, Garnett S, Comer C, Dickman C et al. [Palmer R] (2017). The threat posed by cats to Australian birds (ABSTRACT). In AOC Conference 2017: List of Abstracts: Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, 8-11 November 2017 p. 2

Legge S, Woinarski J, Murphy B, Garnett S, Comer C, Dickman C et al. [Palmer R] (2017). The threat posed by cats to Australian birds. PowerPoint presentation at AOC Conference 2017: Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, 8-11 November 2017. 39 p.

Palmer R (2017). Dirk Hartog Island invasive rodent survey number 3, 2016; with notes on the detection of black rats in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area near Carnarvon. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 18 p.

Palmer R, Anderson H, Angus J, Garretson S, Morris K (2017). Predator control baiting and monitoring program, Yarraloola and Red Hill, Pilbara region, Western Australia: 2016 annual report, year 2. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 53 p.

Palmer R, Anderson H, Angus J, Thomas R (2017). Who takes the bait?. Landscope 32(4), pp. 39–44

Palmer R, Rayner K (2017). Birds snapped on camera traps on Three Bays Island, Shark Bay. Western Australian Bird Notes 162, pp. 21–22

Woinarski JCZ, Murphy BP, Legge SM, Garnett ST, Lawes MJ, Comer S et al. [Palmer R] (2017). How many birds are killed by cats in Australia?. Biological Conservation 214, pp. 76–87

Woinarski JCZ, Woolley LA, Garnett ST, Legge SM, Murphy BP, Lawes MJ et al. [Palmer R] (2017). Compilation and traits of Australian bird species killed by cats. Biological Conservation 216, pp. 1–9

2016

Moritz C, Fujita MK, Rosauer D, Agudo R, Bourke G, Doughty P et al. [Palmer R] (2016). Multilocus phylogeography reveals fractal endemism in a gecko across the monsoonal tropics of Australia. Molecular Ecology 25, pp. 1354–1366

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

Palmer R, Caton W (2016). Dry season diet of a barking owl, Ninox connivens peninsularis on Adolphus Island in the north of Western Australia. Corella 40, pp. 101–102

Palmer R, Mott R, Sonneman T, Garretson S, McKenzie N, Thomas N et al. (2016). A survey for Wijingadda (northern quoll Dasyurus hallucatus) and other fauna on islands in Dambimangari country in Talbot Bay (Kimberley, Western Australia). Conservation Science Western Australia 10, pp. 1–12

Woinarski JCZ, MacRae I, Flores T, Detto T, Reid J, Pink C et al. [Hamilton N, Palmer R, Morris K] (2016). Conservation status and reintroduction of the Cocos buff-banded rail (Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi). Emu 116, pp. 32–40

2015

Doherty TS, Davis RA, van Etten EJB, Algar D, Collier N, Dickman CR et al. [Palmer R] (2015). A continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia. Journal of Biogeography 42, pp. 864–975

Woinarski J, MacRae I, Detto T, Pink C, Flores T, Flakus S et al. [Hamilton N, Palmer R] (2015). Return rail trip: the reintroduction of the Cocos buff-banded rail. Australian Birdlife 4(1), pp. 36–39

2014

Doherty T, Algar D, van Etten E, Collier N, Davis R, Dickman C et al. [Palmer R] (2014). What’s for dinner?: a continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia (ABSTRACT). In Book of Abstracts: Ecological Society of Australia, 2014 Annual Conference: 28 September-3 October 2014, Alice Springs Convention Centre p. 118

Doherty T, Davis R, van Etten E, Algar D, Collier N, Dickman CR et al. [Palmer R] (2014). What’s for dinner?: a continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia (ABSTRACT). In Australian Mammal Society, 60th Scientific Meeting Conference Handbook : 7th-10th July 2014, Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo p. 111

Doherty T, Davis R, van Etten E, Algar D, Collier N, Dickman CR et al. [Palmer R] (2014). What’s for dinner?: a continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia (ABSTRACT). pp. 54–55

Palmer R (2014). Eradication of the Pacific rat (Rattus exulans) from Adele Island Nature Reserve, Western Australia: APVMA permit number PER13966: impact of the October 2013 aerial baiting on non-target species: report prepared for the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, January 2014. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 16 p.

Palmer R, Morris K (2014). A survey for black rats (Rattus rattus) in the Shark Bay communities of Denham, Monkey Mia and Useless Loop. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 16 p.

Palmer R, Pyke D, Meek P, Bardi Jawi Rangers, Morris K (2014). Native mosaic-tailed rats muscle-up on Iwany (Sunday Island, Kimberley) displacing invasive black rats. Paper presented at the Island Arks Symposium III, Hobart (ABSTRACT). p. 1

Pratt R, Bourke G, Laver R, Potter S, Doughty P, Donnellan S et al. [Palmer R] (2014). A nana-rama? An exploration of genetic divergence and cryptic morphology in the Kimberley Gehyra nana. Poster presented at the Australian Society of Herpetologists conference, 29 January-1 February, 2014, Greenhills Conference Centre, ACT.

2013

Doughty P, Palmer R, Sistrom MJ, Bauer AM, Donnellan SC (2013). Two new species of Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) geckos from the north-west Kimberley region of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 27, pp. 117–134

Palmer R (2013). Invasive Pacific rats (Rattus exulans) on Adele Island: population monitoring and uptake rates of non-toxic bait in April 2013. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 9 p.

Palmer R (2013). The eradication of invasive rats from Adele Island: environmental risk assessment: report prepared for the Department of Parks and Wildlife Animal Ethics Committee. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Woodvale, WA. 26 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

Palmer R, Pyke D, Meek P, Cramer V (2013). The mysterious case of the black rat on Sunday Island. Landscope 28(4), pp. 42–48

2012

Allen L, Goullet M, Palmer R (2012). The diet of the dingo (Canis lupus dingo and hybrids) in north-eastern Australia: a supplement to the paper of Brook and Kutt (2011). Rangeland Journal 34, pp. 211–217

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

Oliver PM, Doughty P, Palmer R (2012). Hidden biodiversity in rare northern Australian vertebrates: the case of the clawless geckos (Crenadactylus, Diplodactylidae) of the Kimberley. Wildlife Research 39, pp. 429–435

Palmer R (2012). Diet of the dingo (Canis lupus dingo) from the desert uplands of north Queensland. Queensland Naturalist 50, pp. 23–26

2011

Palmer R, Cramer V, Oliver P (2011). A little gecko tells a big story. Landscope 27(1), pp. 59–61

Yates CJ, Gibson N, Pettit NE, Dillon R, Palmer R (2011). The ecological relationships and demography of restricted ironstone endemic plant species: implications for conservation. Australian Journal of Botany 59, pp. 692–700

2008

Gibson L, McKenzie N, Start T, Pearson D, Palmer R (2008). Treasures of a sunken coastline: a biological survey of the Kimberley islands. Landscope 23(4), pp. 38–44

Yates C, Pettit N, Gibson N, Dillon R, Palmer R (2008). The population ecology of Tetratheca (Eleaocarpaceae) on the banded iron formation ranges of the Yilgarn: an integrated research program focussed on practical outcomes for the ex situ and in situ conservation, restoration and translocation of the DRF Tetratheca paynterae subsp. paynterae: final report to Portman Iron Ore Limited, March 2008. Department of Environment and Conservation, Kensington, WA. 43 p.

2007

Palmer R, Story G, Story P (2007). Does boom always mean bust for the greater bilby?: unravelling complex predator-prey interactions in the Mitchell grasslands (ABSTRACT). In ESA 2007, Program and Abstracts: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 2007, Monday 26th November to Friday 30th November 2007 p. 137