Dr Grant Palmer - Research


Monie, K, Florentine, S. & Palmer, G. (2013). Recruitment and functionality traits as bioindicators of ecological restoration success in the Lurg Hills district, Victoria, Australia. Ecological Processes 2:27 (in press).

Cutten, D. Goodyear, G. Fitzsimons, J & Palmer, G.C. (2013). Rails following snakes: Predator-response behaviour, potential prey, prey-flushing or curiosity? Australian Field Ornithology 30, 97-102.

Dunstan, H., Florentine, S.K., Calvino-Cancela, M., Westbrooke, M.E. & Palmer, G.C. (2013). Dietary characteristics, seed dispersal and permeability of ingested seeds by Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) in the semi-arid landscape in NSW, Australia. Emu 113, 168-178.

Campbell, S., Cook, S., Mortimer, L., Palmer, G., Sinclair, R. & Woolnough, A.P. (2012). To catch a starling: testing the effectiveness of different trap and lure types. Wildlife Research 39, 183-191.

Fitzsimons, J.A, Antos, M.A. & Palmer, G.C. (2011). When more is less: urban remnants support high bird abundance but diversity varies. Pacific Conservation Biology 17, 97-109.

Pigott, J.P., Palmer, G.C., Yen, A., Tolsma, A., Brown, G.W., Gibson, M.S. & Wright, J. (2010). Establishment of the Box-Ironbark Ecological Thinning Trial in North central Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 122, 112-123.

Loyn, R.H., Faragher, J.T., Coutts, D.C. & Palmer, G.C. (2009). Bird responses to targeted revegetation: 40 years of habitat enhancement at Clarkesdale Bird Sanctuary, central-western Victoria. Australian Field Ornithology 26, 53-75.

White, J.G., Fitzsimons, J.A., Antos, M.A. & Palmer, G.C. (2009). Surviving urbanisation: maintaining bird species diversity in urban Melbourne. The Victorian Naturalist 126, 73-78.

Palmer, G.C., Fitzsimons, J.A., Antos, M.J. & White, J.G. (2008). Determinants of native avian richness in suburban remnant vegetation: implications for conservation planning. Biological Conservation 141, 2329-2341.

Antos, M.J., Fitzsimons, J.A., Palmer, G.C. & White, J.G. (2006). Introduced birds in urban remnant vegetation: Does remnant size really matter? Austral Ecology 31, 254-261.

Palmer, G.C. & Bennett, A.F. (2006). Riparian zones provide for distinct bird assemblages in forest mosaics of southeast Australia. Biological Conservation 130, 447-457.

Palmer, G.C. (2005). Habitat use and distribution of the Beautiful Firetail Stagonopleura bella in foothill forests of the Victorian Highlands, Australia. Emu 105, 233-239.

Palmer, G.C. & Bennett, A.F. (2005). The importance of riparian zones to terrestrial birds in a forest region of southeast Australia. pp. 477-482 in (Eds. Rutherfurd, I.D., Wiszniewski, I. Askey-Doran, M.J. and Glazik, R.). Proceedings of the 4th Australian Stream Management Conference: linking rivers to landscapes, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Hobart.

White, J.G., Antos, M.J., Fitzsimons, J.A. & Palmer, G.C. (2005). Non-uniform bird assemblages in urban environments: the influence of streetscape vegetation. Landscape and Urban Planning 71, 123-135.

Fitzsimons, J.A., Palmer, G.C., Antos, M.J. & White, J.G. (2003). Refugees and residents: Densities and habitat preferences of lorikeets in urban Melbourne. Australian Field Ornithology 20, 2-7

Palmer, G.C. (2002). Foraging behaviour of a Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus. Australian Bird Watcher 19, 248-249.