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3 Citations (Scopus)

Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes

Nimmo, D., Avitabile, S., Banks, S. C., Bliege Bird, R., Callister, K., Clarke, M. F., Dickman, C. R., Doherty, T., Driscoll, D. A., Greenville, A. C., Haslem, A., Kelly, L. T., Kenny, S., Lahoz-Monfort, J. J., Lee, C., Leonard, S. W. J., Moore, H., Newsome, T., Parr, C., Ritchie, E. & 7 others, Schneide, K., Turner, J., Watson, S., Westbrooke, M., Wouters, M., White, M. & Bennett, A. F., Jun 2019, In : Biological Reviews. 94, 3, p. 981-998 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fires
Animals
fire ecology
Ecology
animals
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Conservation or politics? Australia's target to kill 2 million cats

Doherty, T. S., Driscoll, D. A., Nimmo, D. G., Ritchie, E. G. & Spencer, R. J., Jan 2019, In : Conservation Letters. p. 1-6 6 p., e12633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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politics
threatened species
cats
culling
habitat loss
6 Citations (Scopus)

Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia's dingo

Doherty, T. S., Davis, N. E., Dickman, C. R., Forsyth, D. M., Letnic, M., Nimmo, D. G., Palmer, R., Ritchie, E. G., Benshemesh, J., Edwards, G., Lawrence, J., Lumsden, L., Pascoe, C., Sharp, A., Stokeld, D., Myers, C., Story, G., Story, P., Triggs, B., Venosta, M. & 2 others, Wysong, M. & Newsome, T. M., Jan 2019, In : Mammal Review. 49, 1, p. 31-44 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dingoes
eating habits
Mammals
predator
diet
1 Citation (Scopus)
forbs
germination
dormancy
ecosystems
ecosystem
habitat preferences
habitat selection
nest site
ecosystem
nesting sites

Science communication in a post-truth world: promises and pitfalls

Kopf, R. K., Nimmo, D. G., Ritchie, E. G. & Martin, J. K., 01 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17, 6, p. 310-312 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Taxonomic status of the Australian dingo: The case for Canis dingo Meyer, 1793

Smith, B. P., Cairns, K. M., Adams, J. W., Newsome, T. M., Fillios, M., Déaux, E. C., Parr, W. C. H., Letnic, M., van Eeden, L. M., Appleby, R. G., Bradshaw, C. J. A., Savolainen, P., Ritchie, E. G., Nimmo, D. G., Archer-Lean, C., Greenville, A. C., Dickman, C. R., Watson, L., Moseby, K. E., Doherty, T. S. & 3 others, Wallach, A. D., Morrant, D. S. & Crowther, M. S., 01 Jan 2019, In : Zootaxa. 4564, 1, p. 173-197 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dingoes
species concept
canid
nomenclature
domestication
3 Citations (Scopus)

The response of wild bees to tree cover and rural land use is mediated by species’ traits

Hall, M. A., Nimmo, D. G., Cunningham, S. A., Walker, K. & Bennett, A. F., 01 Mar 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 231, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bee
Apoidea
land use
agricultural land
rural landscape
1 Citation (Scopus)

The secret life of possums: Data loggers reveal the movement ecology of an arboreal mammal

Allan, B. M., Nimmo, D. G., Arnould, J. P. Y., Martin, J. K. & Ritchie, E. G., 28 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 100, 1, p. 158-168 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecology
habitat fragmentation
Ecosystem
Mammals
accelerometer

Topographic ruggedness and rainfall mediate geographic range contraction of a threatened marsupial predator

Moore, H. A., Dunlop, J. A., Valentine, L. E., Woinarski, J. C. Z., Ritchie, E. G., Watson, D. M. & Nimmo, D. G., 05 Sep 2019, In : Diversity and Distributions.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marsupial
Metatheria
contraction
niches
predator
1 Citation (Scopus)

Towards meaningful monitoring: A case study of a threatened rodent

Geyle, H. M., Guillera-Arroita, G., Davies, H. F., Firth, R. S. C., Murphy, B. P., Nimmo, D. G., Ritchie, E. G., Woinarski, J. C. Z. & Nicholson, E., Apr 2019, In : Austral Ecology. 44, 2, p. 223-236 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rodent
rodents
case studies
monitoring
dry season
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)

Aboriginal burning promotes fine-scale pyrodiversity and native predators in Australia's Western Desert

Bliege Bird, R., Bird, D. W., Fernandez, L. E., Taylor, N., Taylor, W. & Nimmo, D., 01 Mar 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 219, p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dingoes
Western Australia
deserts
desert
predator
27 Downloads (Pure)

A new world for old landscapes: Land-use intensification and bird conservation in a traditional farming landscape

Dorresteijn, I., Nimmo, D. G., Loos, J., Hanspach, J., Moga, C. I., David, A., Ernst, L. M. & Fischer, J., 01 Dec 2018, In : North-Western Journal of Zoology. 14, 2, p. 199-207 9 p., e171605.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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traditional farming
land use
birds
agricultural land
vegetation cover
6 Citations (Scopus)

Compact cities or sprawling suburbs? Optimising the distribution of people in cities to maximise species diversity

Geschke, A., James, S., Bennett, A. F. & Nimmo, D. G., 01 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 5, p. 2320-2331 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

species diversity
population density
distribution
land
city
11 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Futurecasting ecological research: The rise of technoecology

Allan, B. M., Nimmo, D. G., Ierodiaconou, D., VanDerWal, J., Koh, L. P. & Ritchie, E. G., 01 May 2018, In : Ecosphere. 9, 5, p. 1-11 11 p., e02163.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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university sector
ecology
public sector
environmental policy
wildlife management
6 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: Fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator

Geary, W. L., Ritchie, E. G., Lawton, J. A., Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1594-1603 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fire history
predator
disturbance
small mammal
trophic cascade
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linear habitats in rural landscapes have complementary roles in bird conservation

Hall, M., Nimmo, D., Watson, S. & Bennett, A. F., Aug 2018, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 27, 10, p. 2605-2623 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rural landscape
bird
avifauna
birds
habitat
2 Downloads (Pure)

Linking species richness and size diversity in birds and fishes

Yen, J. D. L., Thomson, J. R., Keith, J. M., Paganin, D. M., Fleishman, E., Bennett, A. F., Nimmo, D. G., Bennett, J. M., Dobkin, D. S. & Mac Nally, R., 01 Dec 2018, In : Ecography. 41, 12, p. 1979-1991 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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diversity index
species richness
bird
species diversity
birds
2 Downloads (Pure)

Native reptiles alter their foraging in the presence of the olfactory cues of invasive mammalian predators

Webster, C., Massaro, M., Michael, D. R., Bambrick, D., Riley, J. L. & Nimmo, D. G., 01 Oct 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 10, p. 1-10 10 p., 180136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reptiles
Cues
Cats
Macropodidae
Introduced Species
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Testing the assumptions of the pyrodiversity begets biodiversity hypothesis for termites in semi-arid Australia

Davis, H., Ritchie, E. G., Avitabile, S., Doherty, T. & Nimmo, D. G., 25 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-18 18 p., 172055.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Isoptera
biodiversity
testing
species diversity
habitats
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Camera traps and pitfalls: An evaluation of two methods for surveying reptiles in a semiarid ecosystem

Richardson, E., Nimmo, D. G., Avitabile, S., Tworkowski, L., Watson, S. J., Welbourne, D. & Leonard, S. W. J., 01 Jan 2017, In : Wildlife Research. 44, 8, p. 637-647 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reptile
cameras
surveying
reptiles
traps
42 Citations (Scopus)

Enumerating a continental-scale threat: How many feral cats are in Australia?

Legge, S. M., Murphy, B. P., McGregor, H., Woinarski, J., Augusteyn, J., Ballard, G., Baseler, M., Buckmaster, T., Dickman, C. R., Doherty, T., Edwards, G., Eyre, T., Fancourt, B. A., Ferguson, D., Forsyth, D. M., Geary, W. L., Gentle, M., Gillespie, G., Greenwood, T., Hohnen, R. & 21 others, Hume, S., Johnson, C. N., Maxwell, M., McDonald, P. J., Morris, K., Moseby, K., Newsome, T., Nimmo, D., Paltridge, R., Ramsey, D., Read, J., Rendall, A., Rich, M., Ritchie, E., Rowland, J., Short, J., Stokeld, D., Sutherland, D., Wayne, A., Woodford, L. & Zewe, F., Feb 2017, In : Biological Conservation. 206, p. 293-303 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cats
native species
mammal
fauna
refuse

Plant growth in a fragmented forest is a consequence of top-down and bottom-up processes, but not their Interaction

Farmilo, B. J., Morgan, J. W. & Nimmo, D. G., 01 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Plant Ecology. 10, 4, p. 601-609 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

habitat fragmentation
herbivory
fragmentation
herbivores
plant growth
35 Citations (Scopus)

The global impacts of domestic dogs on threatened vertebrates

Doherty, T. S., Dickman, C. R., Glen, A. S., Newsome, T. M., Nimmo, D. G., Ritchie, E. G., Vanak, A. T. & Wirsing, A. J., 01 Jun 2017, In : Biological Conservation. 210, p. 56-59 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vertebrate
vertebrates
dogs
threatened species
animal welfare
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

At the Crossroads: Does the Configuration of Roadside Vegetation Affect Woodland Bird Communities in Rural Landscapes?

Hall, M., Nimmo, D. & Bennett, A. F., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 5, p. 1-17 17 p., e0155219.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Crying wolf: Limitations of predator-prey studies need not preclude their salient messages

Ritchie, E. G., Schultner, J., Nimmo, D. G., Fischer, J., Hanspach, J., Kuemmerle, T., Kehoe, L. & Dorresteijn, I., 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1834, p. 1-3 3 p., 20161244.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
Ecosystem
predator
predators
Biota
14 Citations (Scopus)

Fire and climatic extremes shape mammal distributions in a fire-prone landscape

Hale, S., Nimmo, D. G., Cooke, R., Holland, G., James, S., Stevens, M., De Bondi, N., Woods, R., Castle, M. & Campbell, K., 2016, In : Diversity and Distributions. 22, 11, p. 1127-1138 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Historical maps from modern images: using remote sensing to model and map century-long vegetation change in a fire-prone region: using remote sensing to model and map century-long vegetation change in a fire-prone region

Callister, K. E., Griffioen, P. A., Avitabile, S. C., Haslem, A., Kelly, L. T., Kenny, S. A., Nimmo, D. G., Farnsworth, L. M., Taylor, R. S. & Watson, S. J., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 3, p. e0150808 9999 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
148 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Invasive predators and global biodiversity loss

Doherty, T., Glen, A. S., Nimmo, D., Ritchie, E. & Dickman, C., 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 40, p. 11261-11265 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
19 Citations (Scopus)

Riparian tree cover enhances the resistance and stability of woodland bird communities during an extreme climatic event

Nimmo, D., Haslem, A., Radford, J. Q., Hall, M. & Bennett, A. F., 2016, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 2, p. 449-458 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

woodland
bird
drought
biota
productivity
6 Citations (Scopus)

Species' traits affect the occurrence of birds in a native timber plantation landscape

Pryde, E. C., Nimmo, D., Holland, G. J. & Watson, S. J., 2016, In : Animal Conservation. 19, 6, p. 526-538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
8 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation of tropical forest tree species in a native timber plantation landscape

Pryde, E. C., Holland, G. J., Watson, S. J., Turton, S. M. & Nimmo, D. G., 2015, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 339, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Dingoes can help conserve wildlife and our methods can tell

Nimmo, D. G., Watson, S. J., Forsyth, D. M. & Bradshaw, C. JA., 2015, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 52, 2, p. 281-285 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wildlife management
conservation management
predator
method
wildlife
15 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Fire severity and fire-induced landscape heterogeneity affect arboreal mammals in fire-prone forests

Chia, E. K., Bassett, M., Nimmo, D. G., Leonard, S. WJ., Ritchie, E. G., Clarke, M. F. & Bennett, A. F., 2015, In : Ecosphere. 6, 10, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fire severity
forest fires
wildfires
forest fire
wildfire
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Free as a drone: Ecologists can add UAVs to their toolbox

Allan, B. M., Ierodiaconou, D., Nimmo, D. G., Herbert, M. & Ritchie, E. G., 2015, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13, 7, p. 354-355 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ecologists
aviation
aircraft
unmanned aerial vehicles
vehicle
39 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporating anthropogenic effects into trophic ecology: predator - prey interactions in a human-dominated landscape

Dorresteijin, I., Schultner, J., Nimmo, D., Fischer, J., Hanspach, J., Kuemmerle, T. & Ritchie, E. G., Sep 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1814, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predator-prey interaction
predator-prey relationships
Ecology
anthropogenic effect
Ecosystems
32 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Interspecific and geographic variation in the diets of sympatric carnivores: Dingoes/wild dogs and red foxes in south-eastern Australia

Davis, N. E., Forsyth, D. M., Triggs, B., Pascoe, C., Benshemesh, J., Robley, A., Lawrence, J., Ritchie, E. G., Nimmo, D. G. & Lumsden, L. F., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 3, p. 1-28 28 p., e0120975.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dingoes
South Australia
Vulpes vulpes
Nutrition
geographical variation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape properties mediate the homogenization of bird assemblages during climatic extremes

Haslem, A., Nimmo, D. G., Radford, J. Q. & Bennett, A. F., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 12, p. 3165-3174 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
homogenization
drought
bird
birds
landscape change
80 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple threats, or multiplying the threats? Interactions between invasive predators and other ecological disturbances

Doherty, T. S., Dickman, C. R., Nimmo, D. & Ritchie, E. G., Oct 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 190, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predator
predators
disturbance
social impact
ecological theory
49 Citations (Scopus)

Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration

Newsome, T. M., Ballard, G. A., Crowther, M. S., Dellinger, J. A., Fleming, P. J. S., Glen, A. S., Greenville, A. C., Johnson, C. N., Letnic, M., Moseby, K. E., Nimmo, D. G., Nelson, M. P., Read, J. L., Ripple, W. J., Ritchie, E. G., Shores, C. R., Wallach, A. D., Wirsing, A. J. & Dickman, C. R., 01 Jan 2015, In : Restoration Ecology. 23, 3, p. 201-208 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dingoes
ecological restoration
reintroduction
predator
rangeland
9 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Termites are resistant to the effects of fire at multiple spatial scales

Avitabile, S. C., Nimmo, D. G., Bennett, A. F. & Clarke, M. F., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 11, p. 1-18 18 p., e0140114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Isoptera
Fires
Arid regions
South Australia
dry environmental conditions
24 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

The bright incubate at night: sexual dichromatism and adaptive incubation division in an open-nesting shorebird

Ekanayake, K. B., Weston, M. A., Nimmo, D. G., Maguire, G. S., Endler, J. A. & Küpper, C., 07 May 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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wader
incubation
Clutches
ornamentation
predator
23 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of topographic variation and the fire regime on coarse woody debris: insights from a large wildfire

Bassett, M., Chia, E. K., Leonard, S. WJ., Nimmo, D. G., Holland, G. J., Ritchie, E. G., Clarke, M. F. & Bennett, A. F., 2015, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 340, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Using aggregation functions to model human judgements of species diversity

Beliakov, G., James, S. & Nimmo, D. G., 2015, In : Information Sciences. 306, p. 21-33 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggregation Function
Biodiversity
Ecology
Ecosystems
Conservation
70 Citations (Scopus)

Vive la résistance reviving resistance for 21st century conservation

Nimmo, D., Nally, R. M., Cunningham, S. C., Haslem, A. & Bennett, A. F., 2015, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 30, 9, p. 516-523 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Does fire influence the landscape-scale distribution of an invasive mesopredator?

Payne, C. J., Ritchie, E. G., Kelly, L. T. & Nimmo, D. G., 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 10, p. 1-9 9 p., e107862.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Vulpes vulpes
Fires
predation
Ecosystem
environmental factors
26 Citations (Scopus)

Does pyrodiversity beget alpha, beta or gamma diversity? A case study using reptiles from semi-arid Australia

Farnsworth, L. M., Nimmo, D. G., Kelly, L. T., Bennett, A. F. & Clarke, M. F., Jun 2014, In : Diversity and Distributions. 20, 6, p. 663-673 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reptile
reptiles
case studies
age class
age structure

Pyrodiversity vs Biodiversity

Nimmo, D., Dec 2014, In : Australasian Science. 35, 10, p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance and resilience: can the abrupt end of extreme drought reverse avifaunal collapse?

Bennett, J. M., Nimmo, D. G., Clarke, R. H., Thomson, J. R., Cheers, G., Horrocks, G. FB., Hall, M., Radford, J. Q., Bennett, A. F. & Mac Nally, R., Nov 2014, In : Diversity and Distributions. 20, 11, p. 1321-1332 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drought
Victoria (Australia)
climate
rain
woodlands
32 Citations (Scopus)

Riparian vegetation has disproportionate benefits for landscape-scale conservation of woodland birds in highly modified environments

Bennett, A. F., Nimmo, D. G. & Radford, J. Q., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 51, 2, p. 514-523 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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riparian vegetation
woodland
bird
vegetation
aquatic ecosystem