db0e17fb181ffa2c0752347a7a36d77bKu-ring-gai Flying-fox Reserve

Several studies have been conducted in the reserve:

2008
Microclimate preferences of the grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) in the Sydney region.
View or download the report:Microclimate_study

1a514788c29e0abea85cbc21b346b96b1995
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service provided grant funding for this research project.
View or download the summary of this research: Radiotracking_of_hand_reared_flying_foxes_at_Gordon or the complete report: Radiotracking_Study_Augee__Ford

1985
R. Buchanan completed an ecological assessment of the area being restored in Stoney Creek Valley. View or download the assessment: Buchanan_R_Gordon_Site_Assessment_1985

1984
Report to NPWS by Dr A.N.McWilliam regarding Gordon Bat Colony was issued. View or download the report: Gordon_Fruit_Bat_Colony_Report_A_McWilliam_1984

1981
The first study to be undertaken in the reserve:
“A behavioural study of the grey-headed flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus(Megachiroptera)” 
by Rhys Puddicombe.
View or download this thesis (this large documents has been saved in several sections):

Puddicombe_1_Introduction__2_Materials_and_Methods

Puddicombe_3_Habitat_and_feeding

Puddicombe_4_Activity

Puddicombe_5_Behaviour

Puddicombe_6_Thermoregulation

Puddicombe_7_Reproduction_and_social_organisation

Puddicombe_Acknowledgements_References_Appendix_1