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Researcher: McGregor, H (Dr Hugh McGregor)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial Ecology
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Invasive Species Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Community Ecology

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Amplified predation after fire suppresses rodent populations in Australia’s tropical savannas; Wildlife Research
Density and home range of feral cats in north-western Australia; Wildlife Research
Did early logging or changes in disturbance regimes promote high tree densities in river red gum forests?; Australian Journal of Botany
Enumerating a continental-scale threat: How many feral cats are in Australia?; Biological Conservation
Extraterritorial hunting expeditions to intense fire scars by feral cats; Scientific Reports
Feral cats are better killers in open habitats, revealed by animal-borne video; PLoS ONE
GPS collars are more efficient when collecting high-frequency data; Australian Mammalogy
Individual identification of northern quolls (Dasyurus hallucatus) using remote cameras; Australian Mammalogy
Landscape management of fire and grazing regimes alters the fine-scale habitat utilisation by feral cats; PLoS One
Live-capture of feral cats using tracking dogs and darting, with comparisons to leg-hold trapping; Wildlife Research

Research Projects

Is the Felixer cat trap safe for native carnivores?; Experiment (EXP)

Research Candidate Supervision